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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 is located on the second floor in the Medical Services Building at the back of the MMC parking lot. An elevator is available at the Pivot Physical Therapy entrance. The Caregiver Resource Center understands the challenges that caregivers face and can provide information, assistance and support. Contact the CRC at 302-734-1200  ext. 192.

A library of books and videos, as well as an assortment of pamphlets and brochures, about health problems, services, and other caregiver issues are available.  Monthly trainings are offered to assist caregivers. Special programs and speakers are scheduled throughout the year.  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 (Grandparents etc.) Located in the Caregiver Resource Center. There are booklets and other information available to assist.  Information is available about free respite (break time) for the caregiver at the meetup meetings or by calling our office.

 
Support Groups
 
You do not need to be a member of Modern Maturity to attend the support groups or use the Caregiver Resource Center.
 
Caregiver Support Groups meet following the trainings at noon on the first Monday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Caregiver Resource Center in the MMC Medical Services Building and following the trainings at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. These meetings are for anyone caring for an elder relative, friend, or neighbor.  An elevator is available at the Pivot Physical therapy entrance.

The Parkinsons Support Group meets the first Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. in the Caregiver Resource Center Program room for anyone with Parkinson’s and their caregiver if they have a caregiver.

Relative as Parent “Second Time Around” Support Group meets the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. in the Caregiver Program Room on the second floor of the Medical Services Building at the rear of the parking lot. A group for grandparents or other blood relatives raising blood related children.

Caregiver Trainings with Videos and/or Speakers are provided prior to the Caregiver Support Group Meetings on the first Monday of the month at 12 Noon and the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in The Caregiver Resource Center Program Room located in the Medical Building at the rear of the parking lot.  An elevator is available at the Pivot Physical Therapy entrance.
 
Training & Caregiver Support Groups 2022               
 
Caregiver Support Groups 2022                       
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at noon                                             at 6 pm
 
January 3rd                                        January 18th
February 7th                                      February 15th
March 7th                                          March 15th
April 4th                                              April 19th
May 2nd                                              May 17th
June 6th                                             June 21st
July 11th                                             July 19th
August 1st                                          August 16h
September 5th                                   September 20th
October 3rd                                        October 18th
November 7th                                    November 15th
December 5th                                    December 29th
 
 
 
 
Contact  Dawn Morris or Jennifer Mogle 302-734-1200 ext. 186 or 192 for more information.
Everyone is welcome to come to the trainings at the Caregiver Resource Center. 
Note:  Registration is necessary for some of the trainings.
 
Caregiver Resource Center at Modern Maturity is partially funded by DHSS Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities through the National Family Caregiver Support Program, Title III-3 of the Older Americans Act.
 

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