South Shore Elder Services Announces Caregiving 101 Seminars
February 17, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsDATELINE: BRAINTREE, MASS…South Shore Elder Services will offer a series of FREE “Caregiving 101” seminars for family caregivers. Located in Braintree, South Shore Elder Services is a non-profit agency that provides valuable resources and services to elders and caregivers throughout the South Shore area.
Presented by South Shore Elder Services and the Family Caregiver Support Program, the Caregiver 101 seminars will be held at South Shore Elder Services’ offices at 159 Bay State Drive on:
• February 28, 2007 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
• March 28, 2007 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
• April 25, 2007 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
The seminars will provide information on community resources, support and respite services for elders and their family caregivers.
In addition to gaining knowledge about successful strategies for managing elder care planning and family decision making, all participants will receive a Caregiver 101 manual, a resource and care planning booklet.
To make a reservation to attend one of these free seminars, contact Eleanor O’Neil, Family Caregiver Specialist at the Family Caregiver Support Program (781) 848-3910 extension 327.
This program is funded through a Title IIIE grant of the Older Americans Act through South Shore Elder Services, Inc. This educational offering is free. Donations are greatly appreciated and can be sent to FCSP, South Shore Elder Services, Inc., 159 Bay State Dr., Braintree, MA 02184
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Since 1977, South Shore Elder Services, Inc. has been providing South Shore seniors and caregivers with the resources and services that promote and maintain optimal levels of elder independence.
As one of 27 Aging Services Access Points in Massachusetts, South Shore Elder Services coordinates and provide a wide range of services to elders and caregivers throughout Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate and Weymouth. The agency’s mission is to promote and maintain an optimal level of elder independence through the coordination of resources, advocacy and caregiver support.
Supported in part by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, South Shore Elder Services is located at 159 Bay State Drive in Braintree, MA. For more information contact (781) 848-3910 or visit their website at www.sselder.org.