Are you a family caregiver? Frustrated? Burned Out? Attend South Shore Elder Services Helpful Caregiving 101 Seminars
May 03, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsDATELINE: BRAINTREE, MASS…South Shore Elder Services recently announced FREE “Caregiving 101” seminars for family caregivers will be held in May, June and July. The seminars will be held at South Shore Elder Services’ offices at 159 Bay State Drive 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 in conjunction with the Family Caregiver Support Program, the Caregiver 101 seminars are scheduled for:
• May 23, 2007 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
• June 20, 2007 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
• July 25, 2007 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
The seminars will provide information on community resources, support and respite services for elders and their families, as well as provide successful strategies for managing elder care planning and facilitating family decision making.
All attendees will receive a Caregiver 101 manual and resource and care planning booklet. In addition to gaining knowledge about successful strategies for managing elder care planning and family decision making,.
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.