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Caregiver's Corner

Parishioner Eileen Murawski is a caregiver. She cared for her husband during his illness until he passed. Now, she provides the Caregiver's Corner for her parish brothers and sisters who are serving their loved ones through illness and end of life situations.

This page will be updated periodically with more information you may find helpful in your caregiving journey. Eileen will compile information and provide usable links that may assist you in your journey.

Thank you, Eileen, for your giving heart.

Thank you, Lord, for blessing Eileen to share your love with those who need special care and the ones who love them. Amen!



A great place to find info is . . . 

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You will find free brochures, caregiver's checklists, handouts and more to help Catholic caregivers in their journey.

View free fliers, click here

Click here for the St. John the Caregiver Order Form

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-392-5646             Email:  BillDodds@YourAgingParent.com

 

You may also like . . .

(click photo above to view their website https://www.youragingparent.com/)

. . . for more Catholic perspective in caring for aging and ill family members.  All materials are free of charge. 


More helpful links

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Senior Services - Manatee County

The programs enable seniors ages 60 and older to remain in their homes or the home of their caregiver.
Some programs require a co-pay based on a sliding fee scale developed by the state. For more information, call (941) 749-3030 or call the Manatee County Elder Helpline, (941) 742-5818.

HomeWell Care Services

HomeWell Care Services is committed to bringing you the highest quality of non-medical care and everyday support wherever you call home.

Daybreak Adult Day Center - Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee

Provides a safe, secure environment with social, recreational, and therapeutic activities designed to meet the needs of older adults who live at home with a loved one but cannot be left alone

Senior Friendship Centers

The safety net for close to 10,000 older adults in our service area

  •  adult day services,
  •  activity centers,
  •  caregiving resources,
  •  healthy meals,
  •  exercise classes,
  •  more

Alzheimer’s Association

  • Free 24/7 Helpline 800-272-3900.
  • A repository of up-to date dementia-related information and resources.
  • Recurring caregiver support groups.

https://www.neurochallenge.org/parkinsons-disease-sarasota-education-programs/

Programs and Services offered at no charge to the Parkinson’s Community.  Free Caring and Advising sessions by phone or video chat.  Register at 941-926-6413


A program of the Friends of St. John the Caregiver

Provides free information and material to help those who support and work with caregivers

Phone: 1-800-392-5646

Email:  BillDodds@YourAgingParent.com

 This ministry centers on the whole person and is designed to provide the tools, programs and resources to build a caregiver's resilience by supporting their practical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Go to https://nourishforcaregivers.com/ for info and to receive their free e-newsletter.

Adult Day Care Services

Combines essential senior care like routine doctors visits, specialist visits, immersive and engaging activities, and opportunities to reminisce and connect with peers.

Free respite care for seniors while caregivers attend learning opportunities

Call for days, times and to RSVP 941-277-5048
  Location  8450  Lockwood Ridge Rd. Sarasota, FL 34243