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Kickoff Spring with Caregiver Circle’s “Safety First” Series In Greenwich

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GREENWICH, Conn. -- This spring, Caregiver Circle has focused its four sessions on various topics regarding safety for the caregiver as well as the care partner, beginning on Wednesday, March 9.

Following sessions will be held on alternating Wednesdays. Lunch will be provided. Here are the sessions and their topics:

  • Wednesday, March 9 -- home safety jeopardy, with the Family & Children's Agency
  • Wednesday, March 23 -- personal safety and crime prevention, with the Greenwich Police Department
  • Wednesday, April 6 -- safety and body mechanics, with Select Rehab, for Nathaniel Witherell
  • Wednesday, April 20 -- financial victimization, with the Greenwich Police Department

After each presentation, caregivers are welcome to speak with Jane Kramer, director of social services at River House, who can offer counsel and resources at no additional cost.

Register by calling Lynn at 203-622-0079, or for more information. The complete schedule can be found online, here. The sessions will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at River House, 125 River Road Extension, in Cos Cob.

Caregiver Circle is free and designed for non-professional caregivers in the community. With prior arrangements, respite can be offered. The Caregiver Circle was founded in 2009 by River House, the Commission on Aging, the Greenwich Chapter of the Red Cross and the Junior League of Greenwich, with the purpose of helping caregivers gain an understanding of the many issues related to caregiving.

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