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Caregiver Resource Center

We are here to help!

The Modern Maturity Center has a staffed Caregiver Resource Center (CRC) and a Relative as Parent Resource Center   The center is a community access point for information on a variety of caregiver issues.  The CRC, located on the second floor in the Medical Arts Building at the back of the MMC parking lot, is a community access point for information on a variety of caregiver issues. 
The CRC has monthly meetup groups.  See the information below.
The CRC currently has a few legal vouchers for consultations with a list of attorneys for information on legal documents - such as Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, and Wills.  Call our office for information.  302-734-1200 ext. 186 or 192
A library of books and videos, as well as an assortment of pamphlets and brochures, about health problems, services, and other caregiver issues is also available.   Monthly trainings and/or speakers are offered to assist caregivers.  Special programs and speakers are scheduled throughout the year.  Check the MMC Bulletin or call the Caregiver Resource Center for more information on these special programs.  Information on respite is also available.  Respite is a service that gives a break to the caregiver.
A small lending library of walkers, wheel chairs, commode chairs and a few other supplies are available for signing out.  Call for more information.

Relative as Parent Resource Center is located in the Caregiver Resource Center.   There are booklets and other information available to assist.  Information is available about free respite (break time) at the meetup meetings or by calling our office.

The Caregiver Resource Center Coordinators, Sandy Gardels and Janet Harper-Wooley, understand the challenges that caregivers face and can provide information, assistance and support.  Contact the CRC at 302-734-1200 Sandy at ext. 186 and Janet at ext. 192

Meetup Groups
Caregiver Meetup Groups meet the first Monday of the month at 1 p.m. in Suite 204 of the MMC Medical Building and the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the MMC Sunroom.  This is for anyone caring for an elder relative, friend or neighbor
The Parkinson’s Meetup Group meets the first Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. in the MMC East Conference room for anyone with Parkinson’s and their caregiver if they have a caregiver.
Relative as Parent “Second Time Around” Meetup Group meets the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. in the MMC East Conference Room.   A group for grandparents or other blood relatives raising blood related children
Caregiver Trainings with Videos and speakers are provided the first Monday of the month at noon in Suite 204 of the MMC Medical Building and the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the MMC East Conference room. 

The Modern Maturity Caregiver Resource Center is partly funded by Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Services for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities from the National Family Caregivers Support Program, Title III E of the Older Americans Act.

 

E-mail: caregiver@modern-maturity.org