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Photo of CaregiverCaregiver Information, Senior Services

Over the next decade approximately 47 million baby boomers in North America are or will be facing the role of caregiver to a parent, relative or elderly friend. At the same time, countless thousands of older adults will be caring for a chronically ill spouse.

We have developed these Caregiver web pages to give you the support and resources you need to be the best caregiver you can be!

Longmont Senior Services has


RESOURCE SPECIALISTS


ready to listen and assist you

303-774-4372

 

Senior Services Resource Staff Can Help
Staff are available to visit with you in order to provide information about, or referrals to, other resources. They are also available to meet with family members of older adults.

Seniors Resources Coordinator, Ruth Waukau, a licensed therapist, provides or coordinates several programs to support individuals and caregivers. She provides counseling to older adults and their families, supervises the Senior-to-Senior program and facilitates support groups.

Veronica Garcia, Resource Specialist, can assist with housing concerns, health issues, completing forms for assistance and connecting people to needed resources in the community. She is also bilingual and can assist Spanish-speaking seniors. She facilitates social activities for elder Latino persons and also manages the Colorado Life Trak program.

YOU'RE A CAREGIVER IF...

you are involved in, concerned about, make arrangements or provide for the care or wellbeing of an older family member or friend, in any of these areas ...

 

Caregiver Support Groups

There are two groups which offer resources, information and support from one caregiver to another in a facilitated group setting. Call Ruth at 303-651-8414 for information about either group.

1st Monday, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Light supper is provided.

2nd Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Focus on dementia. Light lunch is provided.


Please feel free to email us at Ruth at 303-651-8414 or Veronica at 303-651-8716 for personal assistance. We're here to help!

 

Visit our other Longmont Senior Services web pages for details on great programs, classes, resources & services! We've got something for everyone!

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