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.

Charlton/Webster

Date

Topic

Location

July 3, 2018
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Open forum

 

 

Summit ElderCare, Meadowside
88 Masonic Home Road
Charlton, MA
Contact: Annette Mercado
1-508-434-3200, Ext.32033
(TRS 711)


Leominster

Date

Topic

Location

July 26, 2018
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Open forum: networking opportunity

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


Lowell

Date

Topic

Location

July 11, 2018
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Safety techniques

Summit ElderCare
1081 Varnum Ave.
Lowell, MA
Contact:
1-978-427-6823
(TRS 711)


Springfield

Date

Topic

Location

July 11, 2018
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Coping with grief and loss

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


Worcester

Date

Topic

Location

July 11, 2018
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Teepa Snow
Finding Gems
Michelle Parent Recreational Activites

 

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

July 16, 2018
2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Healthy coping

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

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