NEWTON, Kan. (July 22, 2014) – “Communication With Your Care Receiver” is the topic for the next McPherson County Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by Prairie View Inc. The group meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, Aug. 3 in the North Conference Room at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge, Kansas. Admission is free and open to the public.
Joan Brubacher, a licensed specialist clinical social worker with Prairie View Inc., facilitates the caregiver group. For information about this monthly group or any caregiving needs, call Brubacher at 800-992-6292 or see prairieview.org.
The support group is open to caregivers for older adults as well as older adults who are caregivers. The group offers education, mutual support and problem-solving with others who are dealing with similar situations. This includes caregivers whose care receiver has any illness, including dementia.
This program is funded in part by the Kansas Department on Aging through the Older Americans Act of 1965 and administered by the South Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging.