Community News

Caregiver Education Event: Making the Most of Each Day


     Caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia is often an unpredictable journey full of many highs and lows, but through it all you work to make the most of each day. Take a moment and join us for this important and informational caregiver education event where we will share tips for managing meal times, ways to overcome struggles in providing personal care, and ideas for engaging and enriching the time that you spend with your loved one living with memory loss.

     The event is FREE and open to the public. March 19th from 9:30 to 2:00pm at the Catholic Care Center. Refreshments will be provided and all attendees receive a complimentary caregiver's guide. For more information or to RSVP, please call (316) 771-6550.


Shepherd's Crossing Open House


     Shepherd’s Crossing, the independent living community on the Catholic Life Campus, offers maintenance free living plus an active community lifestyle. Shepherd’s Crossing features spacious two bedroom, two bath patio homes with storm safe rooms, two car garages, open floor plans, and easily accessible designs eliminating the barriers many residential homes have. Come explore this unique community and learn how to find your freedom from home maintenance and upkeep while preserving your privacy and independence. 


 Join us Sunday, March 15th from 1-4 to tour available homes and learn what Shepherd’s Crossing has to offer you!


In Motion: Parkinson’s Community Exercise Program


     This program is designed to fight the progression of Parkinson’s Disease by engaging the brain and the body in specially designed exercise programs. Anyone with Parkinson’s is welcome to attend, caregivers are also welcome to attend and the program is offered at no cost. You do not have to attend every class so join anytime!

     Starting January 27th on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 at the WSU Hughes Metroplex Auditorium. 

     For more information please email:

madalyn.swinicki@catholiccarecenter.org.


     







Parkinson's Pub: Parkinson's Support & Fellowship


     Join us for Parkinson’s Pub, a new approach to Parkinson’s Disease support groups. The Pub is hosted the first Tuesday of every month at the Shepherd’s Crossing Community Center from 5:00-6:30. There is no cost to attend the group and complementary pizza and beer is provided. 

     This group is specially focused for early onset and younger Parkinson’s patients who maybe haven’t found the group that is right for them. Call now to reserve your spot, (316) 771-6550.

"Save the Date" party for Party for Parkinson’s 5k will be on 

April 25th, 2020. More information to come!