Scholarships for Youth Caregivers.

The Caregiver's Journey...

Through the role of caregiving we recognized the need for support of the caregiver. In educating the caregiver, we can help ensure the care they are providing is safe for both the patient and themselves. Further, we strive to provide emotional support so that the caregiver is taking care of their own mental and physical needs while caregiving. Too many times, the caregiver suffers more than the person for whom they are providing care.

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Scholarships

The Richard and Vera Besser Memorial Scholarship Fund, Cookie Miller Scholarship and Walter Bach Memorial Scholarship have been established in honor of Richard and Vera Besser, Cookie Miller, and Walter and Kay Bach

Click here to view recent recipients to the scholarships.

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Support Groups

The Caregivers Support Network sponsors the following support groups. Please RSVP to 727.437.1639 to attend any of these groups:

Alzheimer’s Education and Awareness

Held the second Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Light dinner provided.
Location: Regal Palms Premier Assisted Living, 300 Lake Avenue Northeast, Largo
June Sharp, RN, C.D.P. Nationally Certified Dementia Practitioner

Arthritis Support Group

Held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 12 pm. Light lunch provided.
Location: Imperial Palms East Clubhouse, 1300 Imperial Palm Drive, Largo

Diabetes Education and Awareness

Held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 12 pm. Light refreshments provided.
Location: Cypress Palms Enhanced Assisted Living, 400 Lake Avenue Northeast, Largo
Janet Muni, RN, CDE Facilitator and Diabetes Specialist

Fybromyalgia Support Group

Held on the second Saturday of each month at 11 am. Light lunch provided.
Location: Imperial Palms East Clubhouse, 1300 Imperial Palm Drive, Largo
Nancy Cohen and Joel Christie, Co-facilitators

Gluten Intolerance Support Group

Held the fourth Saturday of each month at 10 am. Light snack provided.
Location: Imperial Palms East Clubhouse, 1300 Imperial Palm Drive, Largo
Carolanne Leblanc, Facilitator

Parkinson Support Group

Held the third Tuesday of each month at 12 pm. Light lunch provided.
Location: Cypress Palms Enhanced Assisted Living, 400 Lake Avenue Northeast, Largo
Eden Feldman, Outreach Coordinator, USF Movement Disorders Center associated with National Parkinson Foundation

Stroke Survivor Education and Awareness

Held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 12 pm. Light lunch provided.
Location: Cypress Palms Enhanced Assisted Living, 400 Lake Avenue Northeast, Largo
Leah Einboden, Facilitator

Click here to download a current flyer with Support Group information or to view the list in pdf format.