CAREgivers: A network of support.
You’re not alone. Over 1/3 of Americans will at some point become a family caregiver. Taking care of a loved one can be a challenge – financially, emotionally and physically. CAREgivers by Active Generations is a statewide organization. We provide assistance, education and support for family caregivers. No matter where you live, our network of free resources and information will help you provide the best care for your loved one and yourself.
Where do I start?
Taking on the care of a loved one comes with questions, stress, grief and many times even feelings of guilt.
We are here to help guide you to resources for help - specifically for you and your unique situation.
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This 9-week class offers support and coping skills for caregivers of people living with dementia. Stress can have a negative effect not only on the body, but mind and spirit as well.
Class content includes:
- Stress & Relaxation
- Challenging Behaviors
- Grief, Loss, and Depression
- Coping with Stress
- Positive Thinking
- Taking Care of Yourself
*Pre-Registration is required. Call (605) 333-3319 or 1-800-360-6161. Free respite is available if needed.
Sponsored by the Watertown Memory Care Support Group
During this presentation, we will cover blindness sensitivity and some basic caregiving information. This will include common types of vision loss, meeting a blind person, orientation and mobility, and sighted guide techniques. We will also address how to recognize vision loss and questions for the doctor.
Please register online at www.caregiverteleconnection.org or call 1-866-390-6491.