Being a family caregiver can be an overwhelming resonsibility, filled with stress, and complicated by the dual responsibilities of balancing career expectations while providing competent care for the one you love. Caregivers are welcome to attend any group and need not RSVP.
Group meetings are now being held at Krupp General Contractors, 749 University Row, Suite 101, Madison, WI 53705.
Krupp General Contractors, LLC
749 University Row, Suite 101
Madison, Wisconsin 53705
NOTE FOR SEPT: Meeting moved to Sept 12th due to Labor Day holiday. If a holiday is the first Monday of the month, contact the group leader for rescheduling information.
Caregiving duties may range from helping to manage finances, to determining if someone should still be driving, to understanding behavioral changes and guiding family dynamics. Since Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are progressive, the person living with the disease will need more assistance as the disease progresses. The physical and emotional toll on a family caregiver is heavy, but those who get connected to help and resources experience better health and financial outcomes than people who try to make the journey by themselves.
Getting help early and often is important. The Alzheimer's Association can provide you with the tools necessary to cope, learn and survive. Our resources are offered free of charge and include education, support, care planning and consultations, assistance with financial, legal and housing decisions, and more.
NOTE: if you see meeting information for the same group, but at VANTAGE Place west this is old data. Our new location is at Krupp (summer 2016 updated-kp)