Nassau County Council on Aging
Submitted by Liz Dunn
April 8, 2021
Caregivers are often the unsung heroes in the lives of loved ones, but caregivers need care themselves. If you are a caregiver, please mark your calendar for the organizational relaunch meeting of Nassau County Council on Aging’s (NCCOA’s) Caregiver Support Group on Tuesday, April 20 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am via Zoom, https://bit.ly/3uyeWbw. Register for the meeting at https://conta.cc/3cXjRN1 (registration is not required, but encouraged). Future meeting dates and times will be based on participants’ schedules; in-person meetings will be offered at a later date.
Caregiving can be a challenge. In NCCOA’s Caregiver Support Group, meeting with peers who have common concerns provides a safe and welcoming environment – a place where you can be yourself, be encouraged, accepted and recognized. Participants benefit from useful information, support, wisdom and insight of others. The support group also provides a forum for problem solving and problem sharing; strategies to cope with stress, worries and fears; and an opportunity to combat isolation.
If you are one of America’s 40 million caregivers or are considering becoming a caregiver, please attend this organizational meeting. There is no charge to attend support group meetings, and NCCOA membership is not required. For more information, contact Emily Kunzelmann at 904-775-5472 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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