Caregiver Support Group
Caring for those who care for others
Join other caregivers who share the same task to build a local support system.
The group is multipurpose – provide information for taking care of
yourself and your loved one along with sharing advice and understanding
with other caregivers. Meetings will open with short informational presentations
on a variety of caregiver topics followed by personal experience sharing.
Some sessions will offer guest presenters with topics such as nutrition,
exercise, home safety, medical needs, how to talk with someone with dementia,
taking care of the caregiver, and social and family circle for support.
Meetings held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Legacy
Living and Rehabilitation Center at 1000 S. Douglas Avenue in Gillette,
Wyoming at 6:30 pm; light refreshments provided.
July 25: Open meeting to touch base with peoples’ journey.
August 8: A local professional will be here to discuss the important legal issues
caregivers and family members face in matters such as powers of attorney
and working with Medicare and Medicaid.
August 22: Cyndi Rasnic, The Legacy Social Worker, will answer questions about admissions
and wait time as well as other general questions about The Legacy.
September 12: A member of law enforcement will talk about some of the technology available
for those dementia sufferers who tend to wander or may put themselves
September 26: From Chaos to Calm – Decision Making in Time of Crisis..