Caregiver support groups

Free and open to the public, our groups provide a place where caregivers can share stories, lend support to each other, and get helpful information from health care professionals and licensed social workers. Topics include:

  • Finding balance as a caregiver
  • Home safety for your loved one
  • Defining goals of care
    ...And many more.

Refreshments are served at each group. For more information, please call the number listed in the Location column.


Leominster

Date

Topic

Location

October 25, 2018
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Open discussion

Summit ElderCare
55 Cinema Blvd.
Leominster, MA
Contact: Donna Ferro
1-978-401-3100
(TRS 711)


Lowell

Date

Topic

Location

October 10, 2018
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Rehab Dept. to discuss safety techniques

Summit ElderCare
1081 Varnum Ave.
Lowell, MA
Contact: Emily Lemire
1-978-427-6830
(TRS 711)


Springfield

Date

Topic

Location

October 10, 2018
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Caregiving

Summit ElderCare
101 Wason Avenue
Springfield, MA
Contact: April Monfett
1-413-272-6194
(TRS 711)


Webster

Date

Topic

Location

October 2, 2018
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Dealing with change in seasons and impact on mood

 

 

Summit ElderCare, Meadowside
108 Thompson Road
Webster, MA
Contact: Christine Petrone
1-508-434-3200, Ext.32012
(TRS 711)


Worcester

Date

Topic

Location

October 10, 2018
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Open discussion

 

Briarwood Administration Building
65 Briarwood Circle
Worcester, MA
Contact: Julia Pauliukonis
1-508-852-2026 / Ext. 56533
(TRS 711)

October 15, 2018
2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Dealing with difficult behaviors

Summit ElderCare
1369 Grafton Street
Worcester, MA
Contact: Pat Lazarek
1-508-373-7400
(TRS 711)

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