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Support Groups for Family Caregivers


VNA Community Healthcare offers a number of support groups each month for family caregivers at several locations. 

 

Here is how one caregiver has been helped:

 

Hi Molly (Standby) - I'm so glad that I went to the group meeting! It does help to know that there are others facing the same situation, and hopefully we can be of comfort to each other and share strategies.

 

Thank you so much for your encouragement, helpful tips, and being there to help!! It's a relief just to know there are resources there to call on. I signed up fmy husband for Tai Chi at the Sr. Center on Mondays. I'll have to get him there, but then the bus will bring him home after lunch -i t's a PLAN!
 



Caregiver Support Group - Madison, Madison

05/20/14, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join VNA Community Healthcare's Caregiver Support Network expert, Molly Standley, for an interactive, confidential support ... [ more ]

Caregiver Drop-In Walk & Talk Group, North Branford

04/24/14, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Walk and talk with other caregivers. No agenda – just fresh air and supportive conversation. ... [ more ]

Family Caregiver Support Group - Strong House, Madison

05/13/14, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Join other family caregivers to discuss options, share ideas, encouragement and support.  Group is confidential ... [ more ]

Caregiver Support Group - North Haven, All Towns

05/05/14, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join VNA Community Healthcare's Caregiver Support Network expert, JoAnn Begley, for an interactive, confidential support ... [ more ]

Parkinson's Caregiver Sharing Group, All Towns

05/08/14, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

If someone in your family has Parkinson Disease, join other care-partners to share experiences about ... [ more ]

Caregiver Support Group - Hamden, All Towns

04/29/14, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Caring for an ill or aging relative or friend can be overwhelming. Join this ... [ more ]

Become a Health Care Advocate

Become a Health Care Advocate

December 5, 2013

A free 32-page booklet on how to become a patient advocate is available on the Web site of VNA Community Healthcare or by calling 866.474.5230 (toll-free in CT).  Additional tips and guidance attached below.   VNA Community ... [ more ]