Family Caregiver Resourcces

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  AARP Benefits Check-UP:

   Navigating through the maze of public benefit programs can be difficult and confusing. Many people don’t know what assistance is available — or how to  gain access to it. AARP offers online tools that take the guesswork out of the process for every state in the U.S., the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin          Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. It’s fast, private, and secure!

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  • Care for Yourself
  • Providing Care
  • Senior Housing
  • End of Life Care
  • Grief & Loss
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Called to Care: A Program For Family Caregivers -Visit Website

As a caregiver, you may think the support you provide—helping your mother purchase and organize her medications, or taking a friend to his doctors’ appointments—is small in the grand scheme of things. But, the truth is you play a critical role in the health and well-being of your loved one, which is just as important as the care provided by doctors and nurses.

At Johns Hopkins Bayview, we recognize the importance of family caregivers, as well as the physical and emotional stresses that can accompany caregiving. Called to Care, a program funded in part by the Weinberg Foundation, helps prepare and support individuals caring for loved ones with health-related needs or limitations. The program offers assistance in several ways: supportive services, education, and partnerships with local community organizations and agencies.

Explore our resources below or call 410-550-8018 to reach our caregiver support team

Maryland Caregiver Teleconnection is a free call-in program that provides information about medical conditions and treatments, community resources and other caregiver-related issues.


To register, visit www.marylandcaregiverteleconnection.org or call 866-707-6051 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST)
*You must register at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled class time.*

 

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