Caring for Caregivers
Caregiver Assessment, Respite, Education & Support (CARES) supports Washtenaw County caregivers to recharge, reconnect, and regroup.
CARES provides caregivers compassionate support, education and respite to promote health and well-being considering the following variables:
• Physical and Emotional Health
• Physical Stamina
• Financial Security
• Perceived Personal Freedom of caregivers
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:
• Brief assessment to get to know you and your needs
• No-Cost Respite care to give you a break
• Customized education and support
• Assistance with community resources
• Low fee transportation for you and your loved one
Assistance is available for up to 36 hours of NO COST respite during a 90-day period. Participation will be limited.
Respite care includes services such as:
COMPANION CARE: meal preparation, companionship, household chores, errands
SKILLED CARE: bathing, dressing, dementia care, chronic condition care
JFS of Washtenaw County gratefully acknowledges the Anna Botsford Bach Fund for Seniors at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and the Ralph Wilson Cares Legacy Fund at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan for their ongoing support of the CARES program.
UPCOMING CAREGIVER CONVERSATIONS:
Tuesdays | 3:00pm-4:30pm
- January 19
- February 16
- March 16
- April 20
- May 18
- June 15
- July 20
- September 21
- October 19
- November 16
Please join us for connection, sharing and ideas around caregiver issues as we navigate our lives during these challenging times of Covid-19.
Place: Your computer or another device with an internet connection. Once registered, you will receive a follow-up message with a link to the meeting.
The group is limited to 10 participants. Additional groups will be added if necessary.
If you are interested in personal support, please contact:
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