Joan Hatem-Roy, CEO Caregiving is a journey that is simultaneously overwhelming and rewarding. It can dominate or even consume your schedule, becoming your entire world. Yet only 46 percent of caregivers asked for help, according to a recent AARP survey. Many felt...
Caring for those who help during National Family Caregivers Month
AgeSpan’s Family Caregiver Support Program offers caregivers counseling and advice, respite care scholarships, habilitation therapy, grandparent campership scholarships, family meeting facilitation, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias education and support, and relaxation events.
Resources for grandparents raising grandchildren
Joan Hatem-Roy, CEO Question: A neighbor of mine was recently awarded full custody of her two young grandsons. She is a loving, devoted grandparent, but sometimes she seems overwhelmed by her responsibilities. A friend suggested your agency might offer some...