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Get help being a caregiver

Belfast -

BELFAST, Maine — The Waldo County General Hospital is offering a free 3-session program, “So Your Family Members and Friends are Getting Older,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 19 and 26 and Nov. 2, at the hospital’s Education Center, on Northport Ave. The program will include information on community services that are available to help you care for a loved one whose health is in decline or may need extra help with daily living. These range from home health services to adult day care to assisted living and nursing homes. You will also learn about advanced healthcare directives, Medicare forms, palliative care (relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness), Hospice and bereavement services.

To register for the program, call 930-2650 or email bcrowley@wcgh.org.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Barbara Crowley

Telephone Number: (207)930-2650

Website: http://

Email: bcrowley@wcgh.org