Tuesday, 12 April 2011 15:08
One-third of us are caregivers. It can be a lonely, overwhelming job at times. Caregivers often feel isolated. Often the caregiver’s physical and mental health suffers.
Sound like anyone you know? It’s the second Tuesday of the month…..and help is as close as the telephone. From 7-8p.m. tonight family caregivers meet via the telephone. Tonight’s discussion: How Are You? Let’s Talk About Caregiving’s Impact on Your Health? Caregivers can share their experiences and gain emotional support without having to travel.
May 10 – Using the Internet to Help Your Caregiving Journey
June 14 – Resistance to Care
This is wonderful group is part of the Fairfax Family Caregiver Support Program, Department of Family Services, Older Adult Services. To register and for more information, call 703.324.5484, TTY 711 or find them online: www.faircounty.gov/DFS/OlderAdultServices/caregiver.htm.