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August 2023 Resource Update

Senior Services Consortium of Ramsey County

UPCOMING CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

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Adult Children Caregivers Virtual Support Group

The Wilder Foundation is offering a caregiver support group for anyone caring for a parent, grandparent or other parental figure with any condition. This group meets virtually.

Group Dates: Third Wednesday of the month, 6:00-7:30 pm.

Link to more information: Support Groups for Caregivers, Wilder Foundation, or contact 651-280-2273.

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Caregiver Support Group in Roseville

Caregiver Support Group offered at the Roseville Area Senior Program provides information, resources, and valuable emotional support.

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Caregiver Crash Course via Zoom

Everyone searching for help with their caregiver journey is welcome to the new Caregiver Crash Course, an educational series hosted by Jewish Family Services of St. Paul on different aspects of caregiving. These classes will be part educational and part participatory with an opportunity for caregivers to learn from and share with each other. Register for one or more of the classes, all free and open to the public. Contact Tara at tburns@jfssp.org (763) 300-3146 or Bonnie at bjaffe@jfssp.org (651) 497-8248 for more information and to register and receive the Zoom link. Sessions will include:

  • Caregiver Grief and Loss Thursday, August 17, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom Learn about different kinds of grief and loss caregivers and care receivers may experience and how to move through those experiences.

  • Improving Communication Skills Thursday, September 7, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom Improve identification and communication of feelings, needs and concerns and how to best express yourself in a variety of caregiving situations. Learn skillful ways to communicate with the care receiver including listening, processing, and responding.

  • Quality Caregiving in the Home Thursday, October 19, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom Hear thought-provoking questions that can help you identify quality care, resources and recommendations for in-home caregiving.

  • Quality Caregiving in a Facility Thursday, November 9, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom Hear thought-provoking questions that can help you identify quality care, resources and recommendations for caregiving in a facility.

  • Caregiver Resources Thursday, December 14, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom Part of taking care of ourselves is knowing about community resources we can turn to for support and assistance. We will explore and discuss known resources and direct and indirect support to assist caregivers. Bring the resources and experiences you’ve found helpful to share with others.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

In-home Respite Resource:


American Society on Aging FREE Webinar:

Sponsored by Right at Home. August 23 | 12:00 pm Central Time


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