NEW CASTLE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Easterseals Celebrates Caregiver Month with Boscov's


New Castle County Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Oct. 30.

Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore will join Boscov’s in the Christiana Town Center at a celebration of caregivers on November 9 from 11a.m. to 3p.m. Caregivers are invited to meet local experts, like Easterseals, to learn about the programs and services available in our community. Prizes and refreshments are also available.

Easterseals will be on hand with information about their Caregiver Services, including their respite voucher program which helps caregivers take a break, as well as other valuable resources. Other organizations slated to attend the event are: Churchman Village, Rite Aid, Newark Senior Center, Practice Without Pressure, Home Instead, Christiana Care Imaging, Styles By The Miles, and Senior Medicare Patrol.

November is National Family Caregivers month. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, there are more than 34 million family caregivers in the U.S. One of the greatest needs of these caregivers is respite or a temporary relief for caregivers and families who are caring for children or adults with disabilities, chronic or terminal illness, or the elderly. Easterseals is helping to meet this need through their respite program. Learn more about the program at the Boscov’s celebration.

For 100 years nationally, Easterseals has served as an indispensable resource for individuals with disabilities, veterans, seniors and their families. Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore offers a range of services, including children’s therapies, assistive technology, recreational camping, day programs for adults with physical or intellectual disabilities, and respite services for caregivers. To learn more about how your local Easterseals helps children and adults with disabilities, call 1-800-677-3800 or visit www.de.easterseals.com.

Contact:

Verna Hensley

302-324-4444

Original source can be found here.

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