Programs for the Community

Community Education

Prepare to Care

One of the most difficult tasks in the world is putting together a plan that you hope you and your loved ones will never have to use. When the unexpected happens, however, it helps to have the proper documents in place to deal with life’s complications, especially when they are designed to help you care for someone close to you. This session will focus on the legal planning necessary in order to plan for today and the future.

Presented by: Kathryn Casey, JD, CELA                

Ms. Casey concentrates in the area of elder law and is one of only a few certified elder law attorneys in Illinois. Her vast knowledge and presentation style make her the perfect person to speak on this important topic.

Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

Location: Wesley Place, 1415 W. Foster, Chicago, IL 60640

Registration: Advanced Registration is Required.  Please call 847-462-0885 or send an email to to register.

Navigating Legal Issues for Family Caregivers

Presented by: Janna Dutton, JD, CELA

This session will answer fundamental legal questions common to family caregivers. Janna will cover Topics such as

  • What are the duties and authorities under a Power of Attorney for Healthcare, Living Trust or Living Will?
  • How does the law allow for a person to manage an incapacitated person’s finances?
  • How you can assist your clients avoid legal pitfalls as a family caregiver.
  • How can family caregivers utilize Medicare, Medicaid, long term care insurance and personal care contracts to maximize an incapacitated person's quality of life

Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Location: Summit of Uptown, 10 N. Summit Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois

Registration:  Advanced registration is required. Call 847-462-0885 or send an email to to register.

Presentation Topics

Our attorneys and staff are available to present for community or professionals groups. Our programs are designed to address the needs of the people we service, and we welcome the opportunity to tailor our information to meet any group’s specific needs, just as we do with our clients.

For more information and to discuss the details of your event, please contact Erin Vogt at: or 312.371.0954.