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

With Gratitude:

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

September 15, 2020

October 20, 2020

November 17, 2020

December 15, 2020

Please join us for connection, sharing and ideas around caregiver issues as we navigate our lives during these challenging times of Covid-19. (click here for flyer)

Place: Your computer or other device which has internet connection

Once registered, you will receive a follow up message with a  link to the meeting.

The group is limited to 10 participants  however, additional groups will be added if necessary.

 If you are interested in personal support, please give me a call at 734-769-0209 ex 374 or write  directly to robertah@jfsannarbor.org

Thank-you and be well.
Roberta Hirshon, MA, LMSW
734-769-0209 ext. 374

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