Programs and Events

Our eldercare programs in the greater Chicago area promise to deliver easy-to-learn, feasible solutions to create culture change within our client organizations. Learn more about our programs such as Dementia Live, Compassionate Touch and more. 

Dementia Live Programs and Events

Dementia Live Community Marketing Event

Invited guests will participate in an educational event that increases understanding and empathy for persons with dementia.

  • ​Guests observe a 1-hour tabletop Dementia Live experience utilizing 4 attendees who volunteer to go through the experience​

  • Sponsor provides appetizers/beverage

  • Can offer 1 CEU for $15 per person

  • First Session from 5-6 pm and another from 6-7 pm

  • Cost: $225 (includes travel)

Dementia Live Experience

Option 1

Change attitudes, actions, and empathy for persons with dementia for your employees. Four back to back sessions scheduled every 40 minutes.

  • 4 persons put through experience every 40 minutes. Twelve employees can

experience DL in two hours​

  • Cost: $225 for two-hour minimum

  • $55 for each additional hour

Option 2

  • This option can accommodate 10 people per 60- minute session

  • Four of the ten caregivers experience Dementia Live while the other 6 observe

  • Group discussion follows to discuss feelings and behaviors

  • Cost:  $225 for two-hour minimum (for a total of 20 caregivers)

  • $110 for each additional hour

Dementia Live Coach Training

A 6-hour train-the-trainer program. Coaches are authorized to execute the Dementia Live experience within their organizations and as a marketing event. Coach training can be hosted by a sponsor and marketed to other area providers and/or referral sources.

  • Cost: Coach $695, and $225 per additional coach from same location

  • Gear pack: $335 (required)

  • Annual license renewal $295 - $600

  • Inquire about corporate pricing

  • 6 CEU's available

Compassionate Touch Programs and Events

Compassionate Touch Coach and/or Specialist Training

A 6-hour train the trainer program prepares the learner to be a Coach and can then train employees within their organization to implement the technique. A specialist is a 3-hour training that permits the employee to utilize the compassionate touch technique as a caregiver.

  • ​Cost: Coach $395 per person and $35 for required training pack

  • Specialist: $95 per person

  • Communities/organizations that have trained coaches receive the designation of "authorized provider" and obtains a one-year license from the AGE-u-cate Training Institute

  • Individual designation is also available

  • 6 CEU's available

Become an Agency Partner

An agency partner may be a community-based organization, long term care provider, training company or other entity that meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • They have been trained on AGE-u-cate program(s) and wish to elevate their relationship with AGE-u-cate in order to train other organizations in these programs

  • This organization exemplifies high standards of staff training and is also committed to educating families and stakeholders within their own geographic area

  • The organization is committed to working with AGE-u-cate, supporting our mission and values in a collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship

Other Programs and Events

Employee Inservice

  • IGNITE is a two-hour in-service that discusses dementia, memory loss, the importance of reminiscence, and teaches learners the skill of expressive touch

  • 2 CEU's are available for $15 pp

  • Cost: $275

Family Caregiver/Community Educational Programs

Each program is one hour.

  • Understanding the Senior Care Continuum

  • Managing Caregiver Stress

  • Planning-ahead with Advanced Directives

  • Dementia and Memory Loss

  • Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of the attendees

  • Cost:  $125 per session

Private Consultation - $75/hour

  • Learn about and explore options​

  • Work towards finding solutions to care giving issues

View all upcoming events and trainings

Let us help you meet the training requirements under part 973 of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Service Code

Approved Continuing Ed Units

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(847) 858-7666

Greater Chicagoland