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The Healthy Caregiver

By on July 9, 2019 in Reoccurring Events

In Spaulding’s The Healthy Caregiver group, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn principles of healthy caregiving and identify unhealthy coping patterns
  • Hear how other caregivers approach their day and their responsibilities
  • Experience and practice wellness techniques
  • Develop tools to avoid burnout
  • Enable positive self-care
  • Find supportive resources in the community

This group is for persons caring for a family member or loved one with a disability, chronic health issue, or other condition requiring ongoing caregiving. Please note that respite care is not available on-site.

Facilitators: Mary Jo French, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker serving patients and families at Spaulding Cape Cod and its five outpatient centers. Lynne Brennan, a retired school administrator, has been a caregiver for over five years.

The group meets the third Tuesday of each month, 1-2:30pm at the Spaulding Cape Cod, Cafe Training Room, 311 Service Road, East Sandwich. Contact Mary Jo French, LCSW at 508-833-4285 or [email protected] If you need mobility or other accommodations, please notify facilitator prior to the meeting.

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