Spotlight: HomeWatch Caregivers (Part 2)

The Washtenaw County Elder Justice Coalition is a group of health and social service practitioners and community members working to acknowledge and prevent elder abuse in Washtenaw County through awareness, education, advocacy, and enhanced partnerships. Recently we spoke with Breanne Stuaart, President/CEO of Homewatch CareGivers. Homewatch CareGivers pride themselves on providing excellent care at a … Continued

Spotlight: HomeWatch Caregivers

The Washtenaw County Elder Justice Coalition is a group of health and social service practitioners and community members working to acknowledge and prevent elder abuse in Washtenaw County through awareness, education, advocacy, and enhanced partnerships.  Recently we spoke with Angelique Fluellen of HomeWatch Caregivers. Homewatch Caregivers pride themselves on providing excellent care at a variety of levels ranging from respite care and … Continued

Spotlight: Silver Club

We’re going to be closing out National Family Caregivers Month with interviews and information about adult day care programs in Washtenaw County. Recently we spoke with Shannon Etcheverry of Silver Club. A program of Michigan Medicine’s Geriatrics Center, Silver Club offers a respite for caregivers by providing their family member who has dementia with a social outlet … Continued

Memory Cafes: What are they and how to they work?

Caregiving can be lonely, especially when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. As symptoms worsen, it can more challenging for that person to be out in the community or find activities they might enjoy.   Memory cafes began in 1997 in Europe and are a place where caregivers and their loved ones can go to socialize, do activities together, … Continued