Family Caregiver University- Long-Term Care Options

Hello Caregivers!

Next Tuesday, May 22, Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan is holding a class in part of their Community Resources A to Z series. The class is about long-term care options and will include topics of hospital observation vs. admission, assisted living and nursing homes, how to choose a long term care facility, patient choices/rights, as well as caregiver burden/guilt, the right to nursing home discharge, and advocacy and communication strategies. 

If you would like to register, email or call 616-222-7032. There is a $5.00 suggested fee per class that is payable at the door.

Location: Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan                                                                                         3215 Eaglecrest Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 

Speakers: Nelly Brower, LBSW – Director of Psychosocial Services, Samaritas                                                     Stephanie Hecksel, LMSW – NFT Outreach Specialist, Area Agency on Aging of                                         Western Michigan                                                                                                                         Kaye Scholle, MSW – Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

If you have any questions, call 616-222-7032 or visit