The group is facilitated by Donna Martin, caregiver to a stroke survivor.
The support group is open to baby boomers and senior citizens. Meetings are confidential and free of charge.
The warning signs of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg (especially on one side of the body); sudden confusion, trouble speaking, or understanding; sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance, or coordination; or sudden severe headache with no known cause.
For more information about strokes, visit the website at www.strokeassociation.org.
Transportation is available by calling Senior Services at 745-4303.
Those who would like to stay for lunch following the meeting are asked to call the senior center at least 24 hours in advance. A suggested donation is $2 for seniors ages 60 or older and their spouses.
New participants are always welcome and membership in the senior center is not required.
For more information on this support group, call Senior Services.
The Hendricks County Senior Center is at 1201 Sycamore Lane, Danville.
held at senior center
Hendricks County Senior Services offers a monthly Caregiver Support Group designed specifically for people who are caring for a loved one or friend. The group will meet at 4:30 p.m. March 19 at the Hendricks County Senior Center, 1201 Sycamore Lane, Danville.
Rachel Gerrish from Franciscan Visiting Nurse Service at St. Francis will be presenting on “Navigating Healthcare: how to communicate with your doctor.”
HCSS offers this monthly support group to assist and support people who are caring for a loved one, regardless of diagnosis. No reservations are required to participate and membership in the senior center is not required.
All meetings are confidential, free of charge, and open to baby boomers and senior citizens.
For more information on this support group, call Hendricks County Senior Services at 745-4303.