Caregiver support group
- Confidential, one-hour, support groups.
- Social, emotional, and informational support to enhance the caregiver's experience.
- Facilitated discussion with a licensed social worker and senior care expert.
Whether you are concerned about a senior or adult relative’s immediate needs, are interested in learning about resources, or are simply planning for the future, the Work/Life & Family Resources team is available to provide assistance, advice, connections, and resources to help you.
Northwestern Senior Care Planning provides faculty, staff and postdocs free access to telephonic consultations with Senior & Adult Care Advisors.
These master’s level clinicians can provide you and your family with:
To learn more and speak with a Senior & Adult Care Advisor call 1-855-781-1303 Ext. 3.
These sessions are provided by licensed social worker and senior care expert, Stephanie Gerberding, LCSW.
For more information about these programs, contact the Work/Life & Family Resources team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwestern offers a subsidized, in-home senior and adult backup care program through Care.com, for when regular care for your senior and adult loved ones falls through. This program allows faculty, staff, and postdocs to:
Access vetted backup care providers by calling 855-781-1303 X 2 or login to MyHR Benefits.
For more information about the Senior & Adult Care Backup Program, contact the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources via email.
The Northwestern Employee Assistance Program (EAP) online offers resources and tips for:
Login with username: northwestern and password: eap.
The Northwestern Office of Human Resources does not endorse or recommend any particular senior or adult care provider and encourages all caregivers to carefully evaluate any provider they are considering to care for their loved one.