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In Home and Family Support Services


 

MEOC’s Family Caregiver Support Services addresses the needs of families caring for adults age 60 and older. 

 

The infrastructure developed by MEOC includes eleven community group respite centers, an in-home respite program, adult day health care, care coordination and five caregiver support groups (including two Alzheimer’s groups, an on-line Alzheimer’s support group)A Family Caregiver Resource Center, an annual Alzheimer’s Seminar, caregiver education programs, a quarterly newspaper, pharmacy assistance, personal care, homemaker services, transportation and home safety program are additional services available to assist caregivers. 

Since 1982, the agency has placed a major emphasis on services that support and encourage family caregivers.  Since the inception of the program, thousands of family caregivers have received assistance and an average of two hundred caregivers receive assistance through the program monthly.

MEOC is committed in providing support to families providing around the clock care to elderly family members.  In addition to in home respite and group respite services, MEOC operates Caregiver Support Groups  to provide emotional, educational and social support to families caring for their elders.

  

  

    
 

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