FREE WORKSHOPS

2017 & 2018 Workshops!

Our Fall Workshops will be meeting at:
Greendale American Legion Post 416
6351 W. Grange Ave, Greendale, 53129
Thursdays, 3:00- 4:30pm

Light Snacks, Coffee & Water provided.
Facilitators: Love Thy Neighbor Foundation and Greendale American Legion Post 416

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Holiday Party, Current Scams and In-Home Services
Hear about the current scamming issues occurring in the area and then enjoy learning of several “in-home” services like massages, haircare, etc.
Presenters:
Sharon McGovern, Stay At Home, Inc.
Jessica Dragon, Spa Massage On The Go
Mike Hussey, Aurora at Home, Visiting Nurses

Thursday, February 15, 2018
It’s All In The Preparation
TAKE CONTROL of your healthcare. Learn how to advocate for yourself with your physicians.
Presenter:
Enid Asmus, SYNERGY Homecare
Thursday, March 22, 2018
AARP 101
Everything you didn’t know that AARP does to help seniors:
Presenter:
Qadira Harris, AARP
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Homecare/ Hospice and ALL Levels of Care
Come here about ALL levels of care that you can receive IN YOUR OWN HOME for FREE when needing to make this decision.
Presenter:
TBA
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Post Hospital Care
Our focus will be on providing information on Post Hospital Care IN YOUR OWN HOME / Assisted Living / Rehab AT HOME!
Presenter:
Lisa McComb, Right At Home
D.R. Salerno, Amada Senior Care

Previous Workshops:
We are planning to repeat these workshops in the 2018! All of these services have been added to our website for your convenience.

Volunteering – Staying Active
One of the concerns of staying in your own home is isolation. Learn about volunteer opportunities and activities to help you stay active and productive.
Presenters:
Pets Helping People
Bourner Botanical Gardens
American Legion Post 416
Interfaith Senior Programs
Heartland Hospice and Homecare
Badger Hospice


Veteran’s Benefits
Learn about benefits available to our senior Veterans, find out who qualifies and how to obtain them.
Enid Asmus, SYNERGY HomeCare
Tim Baranzyk, County Veteran Service Officer; Legion State TaskForce Chairman for Homeless Vets

Transportation…Need a Ride?
Don’t feel stranded and isolated. Find out about options of safe and reliable transportation at little or no cost.
Presenters:
Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program / Milwaukee County Transit System / Transit Plus / “Go Pass”/  / American United Transportation Group / Milwaukee County Department on Aging / Transit Express  | First Transit


Good Food, Good Company
Find out about senior center meals, menu calendar meals, and the options for home delivery. Never go without a well-balanced, not nutritious meal and enjoy the meal in the company of your peers in a warm and welcoming environment.
Presenters:
Horizon Meals on Wheels / Stock Box / Groceries On The Go / Woodman’s Markets /  Sendik’s Express/ Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program / Milwaukee County Department on Aging / Greendale Senior Social Club

” Help is Just a Phone Call Away”
Learn about Interfaith’s Neighborhood Outreach program providing visits to provide that vital social link of social interaction, and also about the “Telephone Reassurance” program, hear from the Greendale Police and Fire Departments on how they can help you stay safe. Ask questions to In-Home Care companies and learn about the services they offer- you might just be surprised what they can do for you and  how affordable it is to have help!  Also learn from the SDC about programs available for prescriptions and other senior benefit programs.
Presenters:
Greendale Police Department / Greendale Fire Department / Comfort Keepers / Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program / Bright Star Care /Social Development Commission

Home Repairs | Home Modification
Learn how to receive help with small chores around the house or minor repairs on your home and how to make sure the assistance is credible and needed!
Learn how to update your home with safety features.
Presenters:
Independence First / NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry) / Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program


Legal Documents
What documents do I need to have in place to stay independent and have my wishes met.
Presenters:
John Talsky, Talsky & Talsky, SC. / Barbara Horstmeyer, Senior Planning Group

Yardwork, Home Repairs & Snow Removal
Learn about trustworthy resources available to help with home upkeep.
Presenters:
Diane May – Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program
Bingo Emmons – Creative Construction and NARI
Jeanette Cooke – Independence First
Randy Fechtmeyer – Total Lawn Service
Ken Kolbow – Muskego Small Engine On The Go
Bob Prusinski – Handyman- Uber driver

Overview on Medicare | Medicare Supplemental Insurance | Medigap | Medicare Advantage Plans
Learn about the different plans available before October 15, 2017 Open Enrollment.
Steve Freitag, RHU, CSA, REBC, CHHS, The Insurance Center

Al Emmons, President Love Thy Neighbor Foundation, Inc. 501(c)c 414.562.6666 info@LoveThyNeighborFoundation.org