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Free training and support for family caregivers

 


The Kenai Peninsula Family Caregiver Support Program will hold the following peer support meetings in June. This month’s focus: End of Life Care and Letting Go, featuring a DVD presentation with Teepa Snow.

June 7, Caregiver support meeting at Sterling Senior Center, 1 p.m.

June 14, Caregiver support meeting at Soldotna Senior Center, 1 p.m.

June 21, Caregiver support meeting at Kenai Senior Center, 1 p.m.

June 28, Caregiver support meeting at Soldotna Senior Center, 1 p.m.

Support meetings allow you to share your experiences as a caregiver, or support someone who is a caregiver. If you are helping a family member of friend by being a caregiver, learn what kind of help is available. There is no charge for these services and everyone is invited to attend.

For more information, call Shelley or Judy at (907) 262-1280.

The Homer Family Caregiver meetings take place on the second and fourth Thursday of each month (June 9 and 23) at Homer Senior Center, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Call for more information, 235-4555.

Southeast

 The Juneau Family Caregiver Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month (June 8) in the conference room of KTOO’s studio, 360 Egan Drive, noon to 1:30 p.m.

The Ketchikan Family Caregiver Support Group meets the second Friday of each month (June 10), upstairs at the Ketchikan Senior Center at noon.

The Sitka Family Caregiver Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month (June 15). For more information, call Brave Heart Volunteers, 747-4600.

Other locations

For information on caregiver support group meetings around the state:

Anchorage, 561-3313

Fairbanks, 452-2277

Homer, 235-4555

Juneau, 463-6164 or 463-6198

Ketchikan, 225-8080

Kodiak, 486-6181

Nome, 443-4507

Palmer/Wasilla, 746-3413

Sitka, 747-4600

 
 

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