Caregiver Support & Resources

An estimated 43.5 million adults provide caregiving services to adults and children, according to an AARP report. As a caregiver, you may experience emotional stress, physical and financial strain, and negative impacts on your health while you are providing services. It is important that they are attentive to their own health and self-care needs. Below is information on support and links to resources that you may find helpful.

 

Support

Caregiver Support Group
Mondays, April 3 - May 22, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Wesley United Methodist Church
79 Clinton Street, Concord

Our Caregiver Support Group is for family and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. We provide an opportunity for learning, and a space for sharing your concerns and questions with others who are facing similar challenges. Pre-registration is required – group size is limited.

Register

Resources

Monthly Capital Area Memory Cafes
3rd Wednesday of each month, 2 - 4 pm
Granite Ledges of Concord
151 Langley Parkway, Concord

Come socialize and develop relationships with caregivers and their loved ones who have memory impairments. You can speak with professionals and learn more about resources while your loved one is engaged in meaningful and supervised activities in a relaxed home-like environment. Pre-registration is not required.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (603) 230-5673 or (800) 924-8620, ext. 5673.

Monthly Walk-In Wednesdays
4th Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. - Noon
Horseshoe Pond Place Senior Resource Center
26 Commercial Street, Concord

Do you have questions about in-home support, caregiver resources, community health services, or your advance directives? Here is your opportunity to get your questions answered. This program is available on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registration is not required.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (603) 224-4093 or (800) 924-8620, ext. 5815.

Penacook Village Fund

The Penacook Village Fund is for Penacook and Boscawen residents who need help connecting with local resources to help them live independently in their own homes. The program is available to residents who are 65 years or older, living independently, and not currently on Medicaid. A Social Worker is available to meet in person or by phone with residents to provide connections to housing, transportation, respite help through grant support, and caregiver resources. This service is offered at no fee to Penacook and Boscawen residents and is part of our community benefits program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (603) 224-4093 or (800) 924-8620, ext. 5815.