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

• A 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 24 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


April 21, 2020 | 3:00pm-4:30pm

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

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


Mondays: 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/17, & 2/25 (NO meeting 2/10)

4:00PM—6:00 PM


2301 Platt Rd #300, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 A unique, no-cost group which aims to educate and support professional and family caregivers in a relaxed setting. Facilitated by a licensed master social worker, the group will follow a well-established curriculum known to improve the well-being of caregivers.

 Specific Topics Covered:

  • What it means to be a caregiver
  • Taking care of yourself
  • Building cooperative relationships
  • Preventing and solving problems
  • Accessing and developing resources
For more information, contact:
Roberta Hirshon, MA, LMSW
734-769-0209 ext. 374

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