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CJE SeniorLife | Highland Park, IL
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CJE SeniorLife


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Published 5 months ago

Time Commitment

A few hours per month


Become a part of an exciting program to assist older adults in the Emergency Department of Highland Park Hospital. Emergency Department visits can be disruptive and take a damaging toll on older adults, especially those with dementia. EDEN volunteers provide a calming influence and improve communication during an Emergency Department visit.

As an EDEN Volunteer you will provide the compassion and we will provide FREE training in all of the following:

  • Common health issues among older adults, with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders
  • Listening & communicating with patients & medical personnel
  • A walking tour of Highland Park Hospital’s Emergency Department
  • Stress reduction techniques & applications for persons with Dementia
  • Patient advocacy
  • Confidentiality and Ethics

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Become a part of an exciting program to assist older adults in the Emergency Department of Highland Park Hospital. Emergency Department visits can be disruptive and take a damaging toll on older adults, especially those with dementia. EDEN…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

How to Apply

We are hosting a training on May 29th 9am-noon. Please RSVP. After the training, volunteers will submit and application which includes a background check. Then volunteers can sign up to be on-call for one or more days a month to accompany residents of an assisted living facility who are in the ER.

Must be at least 18.

We are hosting a training on May 29th 9am-noon. Please RSVP. After the training, volunteers will submit and application which includes a background check. Then volunteers can sign…

Location

Highland Park Hospital

777 Park Avenue West, Highland Park, IL 60035

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