Tender, Love, & Caregiving is a new empowerment group for individuals caring for loved ones with memory loss. “Fall” into Caregiving meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of the month. Meetings will include an educational hour, followed by 30 minutes of Q & A time. Meetings will finish up with 30 minutes of projects and skills focusing on self-care for caregivers. Sign up is required. To reserve your spot, please call (989) 732-1122. 

The first Tender, Love, & Caregiving meeting is scheduled as follows:       

Date:  Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Time:  1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Topic:  To be decided

Facilitator:  Evie Riozzi, LPN, Otsego Haus Coordinator and Caregiver Support Group Facilitator

Location:  University Center Gaylord, 80 Livingston Blvd, Gaylord

Tender, Love, & Caregiving Flyer

Support Group Planning Team:

Evie Riozzi, LPN, Otsego Haus Coordinator and Caregiver Support Facilitator
Dona Wishart, BS, Executive Director and Aging Services Specialist, OCCOA
Amanda Dobrzelewski, CTRS, Healthy Aging Activities Coordinator, OCCOA

Respite Care is Available for Your Loved One!

Grant-funded respite care for your loved one is available at the Otsego Haus adult day service program while you attend the support group meeting. Please call (989) 732-1122 for more information.

The Caregiver Support Group is supported, in part, by the US Administration on Aging through the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging and the Region 9 Area Agency on Aging.

“Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again.
Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the
shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.”

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow