> Caregiver Support Groups
Support groups are offered for caregivers to meet others in the same situation, learn from each other and develop a mutual support system. These free and open groups are held on the third Wednesday, fourth Thursday, and the second Saturday of each month. Respite is available for the Saturday group.
> Caregiver Consultation
Center staff are trained to provide support to you as a caregiver and help you find and access resources. Learn more >
> Memory Companions & Friendly Visitors
Memory Companions provide safe and nurturing support for people with memory loss while their caregivers take a break. Memory companions are trained to work with people with memory loss, visit with the care receiver, and provide meaningful activities geared to their stage in memory loss.
Friendly Visitor volunteers provide friendship to seniors and respite to caregivers. Activities can include music, games, conversations, crafts, and more. Learn more >
> Group Respite
Group respite activities are available for our Second Saturday Caregiver Education Sessions and our Saturday Support Group.
Caregiver Education and Workshops:
> Second Saturday Caregiver Education
Our Second Saturday Caregiver Education Sessions are specifically designed to cover caregiver topics and concerns. View our Events page for upcoming Saturday class topics.
> Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an evidence-based program that we offer several times a year. It provides caregivers with a wealth of self-care tools to help take care of themselves while caring for a loved one. Participants learn to communicate their needs to family members and healthcare/service providers; identify and reduce stress; communicate more effectively in challenging situations; recognize the messages in their emotions; deal with difficult feelings; and make tough caregiving decisions.
Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH)
REACH is an evidence-based program that covers a variety of issues from care receiver behavior to caregiver burnout for those caring for an individual with Alzheimer's or related dementia's. One-on-one support is provided along with customized material to fit each situation.