Community caregiver forum

Community Caregiver Forum at Wesley Village

In celebration of National Assisted Living Week, the Connecticut Assisted Living Association (CALA), the Institute for Senior Living Education (ISLE), and the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, will be presenting a Community Caregiver Forum at Wesley Village on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The event will be hosted by Crosby Commons Assisted Living Community but held at Wesley Heights Assisted Living Community, located on the Wesley Village Campus at 580 Long Hill Avenue.

The topic for the evening will be, “Keeping Connected in the Disconnected World of Dementia,” and will feature an overview of dementia and include communication techniques, behavior strategies, and a variety of resources for caregivers to stay connected with their loved ones.

This event is free and open to the public, however, seating is limited and space will be reserved first for family caregivers and other senior care providers. A light meal will be served. If you are interested in attending, RSVP to 203-925-4952 or by email at Be sure to park at and enter through the Wesley Heights building when arriving for the event.

Wesley Village is a campus of senior care communities including Crosby Commons Assisted Living Community, Wesley Heights Assisted and Independent Living Apartments and Cottages, Lifestyle Transitions Memory Care at Wesley Heights, and Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center. The campus is owned and operated by UMH, a local, mission-based, not-for-profit organization serving all members of the community and is located at 580 Long Hill Avenue in Shelton, CT. To learn more about the continuum of care offered at Wesley Village or the mission of UMH, visit or contact Lisa Bisson at 203-225-5024.