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In this session we will discuss practical and realistic ways to try to best support your loved one who may be living with you, alone or in a senior care community during this upcoming holiday season. Topics such as trying to maximize meaningful connections safely in person if allowed or thru technology and gift giving ideas to let your loved one know they are loved and not alone during the pandemic.

All are Welcome!

Win a $25.00 Amazon Gift Card! A drawing for the Amazon gift card will be held after the presentation. Maybe you will be the lucky winner! Donated by: Gentle Home Services

For $5.00* – 1.0 CE Credit will be awarded to Illinois nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators.

*NO FEE for Consumers/Community Members and those not needing CE credit or certificate.


1 PM - 2 PM
Live Webinar Presentation
For 1.0 CE CREDIT - An evaluation form must be completed after the presentation and returned to Events@Elderwerks.org
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  • Rachelle Blough (Memory Care Specialist at Rachelle Blough Ltd.)

    Rachelle Blough

    Memory Care Specialist at Rachelle Blough Ltd.

    Having worked in the senior living world since 1995, Rachelle is a Certified Recreational Therapist, a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer for the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). Rachelle currently is serving as a part time Memory Care Specialist with Wallick Communities and in addition does teaching and consulting. Most recently Rachelle had served as Vice President of Life Enrichment and Innovation for a Senior Living company based in Toronto Canada, where she established progressive and innovative Life Enrichment and memory care programs for this quickly growing company. But her way there included a variety of community level positions including Activities Director, Program Director, Associate Executive Director, and Director of Community Relations. With Sunrise Senior Living, she was promoted to Regional Director of Memory Care/Program Manager, supporting over 100 communities in the Midwest and Canada. In this position, she trained and coached Assisted Living Coordinators, Activities and Volunteer Coordinators, and Alzheimer’s Program Directors throughout North America. Rachelle continued to broaden her experience by becoming Assistant Vice President of Quality of Life Programs and Corporate Director of Memory Care Services for a Chicago based skilled nursing group. She also served as National Director of Assisted Living and Memory Care Resident Enrichment Programming for Watermark a senior living company based in Tucson AZ.

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11/23/20 Preparing for the Holidays *Professional Ticket*

Webinar Presentation 1:00 PM

All professionals needing CE CREDIT/CERTIFICATE Ticket

**To pay by credit card at a later date, please choose the "check" option when registering. This may be amended prior to the event to pay by credit card online.
*Access information will be emailed after payment has been made.

Standard Price $5
11/23/20 Preparing for the Holidays

Webinar Presentation 1:00 PM

This ticket is for those NOT NEEDING CE CREDIT/Certificate and Consumers/Community Members ONLY

Standard Price Free