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Caregiver Support 

A Safe, and Sacred Space to Share

CareGiver Support is a place to share experiences, hardships, and even blessings associated with providing regular care to a family member or friend across a continuum of medical or mental health disease processes.

CareGiver Support seeks to provide caregivers, their family, and friends with a sacred and emotionally safe space to share with each other the impact, struggles, and blessings related to the care of their loved ones over time.

CareGiver Support does not provide psychotherapy, financial support, grief counseling, or social work services. The ministry is not partial to, nor supports, any particular caregiving milieus (e.g., home care, hospice, nursing home, or agency). Family and friends of those parishioner participants are welcome to attend as well.

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CARING for the

CAREGIVER

There are only four kinds of people in the world:

1. Those who have been caregivers,

2. Those who are currently caregivers,

3. Those who will be caregivers, and

4. Those who will need caregivers.

- Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady

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Format:

One to two group facilitators, professionally trained in caregiving professions, co-lead the group, which meets four times from September through May. The format focuses on providing a safe and sacred space for open dialogue among caregivers in whatever aspects of caregiver support is needed. Caregivers need not be practicing Catholics or follow a Christian-based faith practice. There is no fee or pre-registration required.

LOCATION & PROGRAM DATES:

Olde Church Lower Level

135 South Sycamore Street, Newtown, Pa. 18940

Monday Evenings from 7:00-8:30pm

Dates: September 27, 2021 | November 15, 2021 | February 21, 2022 | April 25, 2022