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Alzheimer’s Association recruiting volunteer facilitators for Monroe caregiver support groups

The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting local volunteers to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Monroe. Family Caregiver Support Groups provide a place for caregivers to learn, share, and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss.

From a November 30,2018, Alzheimer's Association news release.

Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver!

The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting local volunteers to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Monroe.

Family Caregiver Support Groups provide a consistent and caring place for caregivers to learn, share, and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss.

Our Chapter trained volunteers receive excellent training, ongoing support, resources, and continuing education opportunities.

Individuals who are often best qualified as support group facilitators include:

  • Working or retired social workers,
  • Nurse and other healthcare professionals,
  • Educators,
  • Clergy,
  • Counselors, and
  • Former family caregivers.

Commitment of at least one year is required.

Interested in learning more? Please, contact April Scott, Manager of Community Support, 1.800.848.7097 or 206.529.3875, apscott@alz.org.

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