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Caregiver Coaching

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Caregiver Coaching One-on-one mentorship and support for family caregivers Our free Caregiver Coaching program matches people who are caring for an aging or disabled loved one with a compassionate, trained volunteer who will work with them one-on-one. The needs of family caregivers can be very different, so our program focuses on flexibility and support. It’s built around you. Coaches will help you identify needs and obstacles, explore and select options, and offer ...

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Coaching Provides Support for Family Caregivers

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

Pre-pandemic, Denise called her mom three or four times a day to make sure she was okay. If she didn’t pick up the phone, Denise or her sister would drive over. They shopped for their mom and got her where she needed to go. In March 2020, a perfect storm rolled in: The Covid lockdown and her mom’s rising blood pressure. “She told me that her blood pressure was really high, and ...

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Unique Programs Help Family Caregivers and Seniors

Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

Here at the Area Agency on Aging 1-B, our communications team has been spending a lot of time working on the next edition of connect—our award-winning information and resource guide. It’s not quite ready for distribution yet, but we’re close (look for more information next month). We’ve spent the last few months writing articles and poring over the resources available to help older adults and family caregivers in our six-county ...

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Supports for Family Caregivers in Southeast Michigan: The List

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

We know that caring for an aging parent, spouse or other loved one can be tough. We also know a little bit of help can go a long way. We put together a list of support resources available in our 6- county region of southeast Michigan to help spark some ideas: Meals on Wheels: Having a hot meal and a friendly visit for your loved one on weekdays might do a lot ...

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Volunteer to Help Seniors and Family Caregivers in Your Community

Friday, November 11th, 2022

Make a Difference in Your Community Work with us to make a difference in the lives of seniors and family caregivers in your community. We have lots of different ways to help! Whether it’s delivering meals to homebound seniors, helping seniors save money on medical costs, or being a shoulder to lean on for someone caring for an aging loved one—we’d love to have you join us. Volunteer for Meals on Wheels Work ...

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Are You a Caregiver Looking for Support?

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

Are You a Caregiver Looking for Support? One-on-one mentorship and support for family caregivers Caring for an aging loved one or a loved one with a disability can be hard. Challenges can seem endless and choices complex. It can be a hard journey, but you don’t have to walk it alone. Our Caregiver Coaching program will match you with a compassionate coach who can help you find help, sort through choices and ...

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Caregiver Volunteers

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

Become a Volunteer Coach Help family members caring for loved ones get the support they need Our Caregiver Coaching program provides one-on-one, personal support for people who are caring for an aging or chronically ill family member or friend. Our volunteers help caregivers find resources, work through problems, and get the support they need. Our coaches can play many different roles—they can be guides, researchers, cheerleaders, sounding boards and listeners. It is work ...

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Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Phone: (800) 852-7795 Website: Caregiver Services with the AAA 1-B include: 30 Days of Respite Support Groups Caregiver Coaching - a peer support program Education and Training Information and Referral MyRide 2 Transportation

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Tackling the Holidays When Caring for a Loved One

Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

When we think of the holidays, we often think of family traditions, special foods and family visits—all the things that make a holiday special. Unfortunately for family caregivers (those who are caring for an aging or chronically ill loved one), many of the things that make the holidays a special time can also make them challenging. Here are a few tips to make sure the holidays are fun, manageable and ...

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Caring Alternatives

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Address: 311 North Monroe Street, Monroe, MI 48162 Phone: (734)242-8711 Website: Services include counseling, assessments, and personal coaching. Provides individual, group, family, relationship, and caregiver counseling. Limited in-home counseling and assessments are available. Coaching services focus on adjustment to problematic situations. Therapy is provided by a clinical psychologist and clinical social workers. Also, conduct neuropsychological assessments and geriatric dementia assessments. Staff is licensed and bonded. Appointments are available Monday through Friday.

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