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.
April 10: Let’s catch up! Time to touch base with each family on how your
journey is going, exchange ideas and strategies, and have a chance to
share your load.
April 24: Beth Chappell from the University of Wyoming
Campbell County Extension Office will help us with healthy eating. She will bring some practical ideas
with her to encourage caregivers to eat well.
May 8: Vi Nodland, Billing Supervisor at
The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center will help us understand how to navigate Medicare/Medicaid and asset management
and planning for entry into those areas.
May 22: Do you know what to ask when you take your loved one to the
doctor? They’re very busy people, and
Dr. Bernadette Meade will be here to help us ask the right questions and provide the right