Rochester, NH: Cornerstone VNA is pleased to announce the launch of a new monthly Caregiver Café on December 5 at 12:30 pm at the Alton Public Library on 100 Main Street in Alton, NH. The first Café will be a meet and greet with a hot cocoa bar and cookies.
The Caregiver Café is a collaborative effort between Cornerstone VNA and the Alton Public Library. Family caregivers and their loved ones are invited to attend for an afternoon of support, conversation and education. The library is wheelchair accessible from the back parking lot.
According to Holly Brown, Library Director, "Our library is very pleased and proud to assist Cornerstone VNA in offering this wonderful service to our community caregivers.” Brown continues, “We are honored to be working with such a vital and caring organization that does so much to help so many people. We appreciate all that Cornerstone VNA does and welcome the opportunity to work together to support and educate family caregivers."
Janice Howard, Cornerstone VNA Life Care-Private Duty Director states, “We are truly excited for the opportunity to reach out to this important sector of our community and provide a gathering spot for support and comradery for caregivers.” Howard adds, “If you are caring for a loved one or know someone who is, please join us, all caregivers are welcome.”
The Alton Caregiver Café is the third in a series of Caregiver Cafés that Cornerstone VNA facilitates. There is also a monthly Caregiver Café at the Langdon Public Library in Newington and at the Goodwin Library in Farmington. Details can be found at www.cornerstonevna.org.
Cornerstone VNA is a non-profit home, health and hospice agency currently serving Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. The team at Cornerstone VNA provides skilled nursing, rehabilitative therapies, social work as well as volunteer and support services through five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty and Community Care. For 106 years, Cornerstone VNA has been committed to bringing services to people of all ages so that families can stay together at home, even when facing the challenges of aging, surgical recovery, chronic or life-threatening illnesses or end of life care. To learn more about Cornerstone VNA, visit www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.