The Caregivers Network is committed to improving the quality of life of caregiving individuals and families by supporting, empowering and advocating for those who care for the chronically ill, aged or a disabled loved one.
This website is for caregivers by caregivers. The Network hopes the information shared through this website will be helpful to you. We want to remind you to always contact the doctor or professionals for accurate information.
The Network offers caregivers:
- information, resources and training about caregiving
- one-on-one connections with individuals who have personal caregiving experience
- opportunities to link with other caregivers for support and sharing of ideas
- newsletters mailed to your home
- caregiver support groups
- social events for caregivers and their care-recipients
- access to a library collection including: books, pamphlets, newsletters, videos, internet access
- opportunities to help other caregivers by volunteering to help with Network activities
- the opportunity to participate in advocacy efforts on behalf of all caregivers
Support Group Meetings:
Support and Information Groups: provide an opportunity to vent and get feedback
Evening support group meetings:
· Meredith: Golden View Health Care, Route 104. Call for time and information 279-8111.
Daytime support group meetings:
· Laconia: 1st & 3rd Monday of the month 10:00am – 12pm
meetings are held at Wesley Woods Community Room
Call Mary Bolduc at 528-7993 for more information.
Meredith: Forestview Manor, Parade Road, Meredith – call for information: 279-3121.
Caring for the Caregiver is the primary goal of all Network activities!
All meetings and event provide caregivers an opportunity to meet one on one, socialize and provide an opportunity for venting and learning. They pass along tips, feedback, and hints on caregiving.
Caregiver Education and Training can be arranged on such topics as:
- “Taking Care of the Caregiver"
- "Caregiver Advocacy"
- "How to speak effectively to your physician"
- “Caregivers New Year’s Resolution”
- “Top Ten Things For Caregivers To Start Doing for the Approaching New Year”
- “Respite: Enjoy a Guilt-free Time-out”
There is no fee to participate in the Caregivers Network.
The Family Caregiver Network is offered in partnership with ServiceLink Resource Center of Belknap County,
Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health and Community Health & Hospice.
For additional information contact:
67 Water St., Suite 105, Laconia, NH 03246
Mon-Friday 8:30-4:30 PM
(603) 528-6945 or Toll Free 1- 866-634-9412