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CWC: Elder Care: A Series

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 10, 2018

5-part series by the Carolina Women’s Center for students on Elder Care.

Wednesdays at noon

Lunch is provided

September 12, 19, 26,

Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room

October 3, 10

Health Sciences Library, Room 527

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Wednesday, September 12, 12pm

Wilson Library Pleasants Family Room

A Look at the Caregiving Journey

Caring for an aging family member presents many complex challenges. This session will take a look at the phases and challenges across the caregiving journey.


Wednesday, September 19, 12pm

Wilson Library Pleasants Family Room

Later-Life Housing: Finding or Creating the Best Fit

This session will explain existing housing options, including nursing homes, assisted living, eldercare, and shared housing. it will also discuss ways to create or adapt existing housing for “best fit.”


Wednesday, September 26, 12pm

Wilson Library Pleasants Family Room

Perspectives on Caring

This session will explore caregivers’ experiences as their relationships with their family members evolve.


Wednesday, October 3, 12pm

Health Sciences Library, Room 527

UNC and Community Resources

This session will introduce the UNC benefits, policies, and resources related to caring for elders and other dependent adults. It will also cover community, county, and state resources available in the Triangle and in many North Carolina counties.


Wednesday, October 10, 12pm

Health Sciences Library, Room 527


This session will cover the basics of Medicare and the State health plan for retirees, as well as Long Term Care Insurance, Medicaid, and other programs to reduce medical and drug costs. The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a division of the NC Department of Insurance and provides free and unbiased education and assistance in understanding Medicare costs, benefits and options.



Wednesday, September 12, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library
200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27515 United States
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Carolina Women’s Center