DYER | A Caregiver Support Group that encompasses Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia, cancer, stroke and other adult care responsibilities will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Franciscan Alliance St. Margaret Health Dyer, 24 Joliet St.
The guest speaker will be Jennifer Young from St. James Manor in Crete, Ill. After a short presentation, a question-and-answer session will follow.
Open to family and friends looking for compassion and information sharing, the group embraces the premise “Honor thy Father and thy Mother.”
Affiliated with Alzheimer’s Services of Northern Indiana, which provides a 24-hour hotline, grants, and specialty workshops that are held monthly at the Lake County Public Library in Merrillville, the support group meets the fourth Sunday of every month at St. Margaret Health for 90 minutes. Use the west entrance (behind St. Francis statue off the U.S. 30 entry drive).
Facilitators Jim and Pat Koeling are members of St. Michael Church in Schererville, and can be contacted at (219) 365-3898 or toll-free at (888) 333-0180 for more information.