In the latest installment of Health Tips from Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital, hear from Medical Social Worker Joshua Mercier about the new Caregiver Support Group. Mercier, who oversees the group, talks about caregivers and why it can help for some of them to talk with others about their work. Watch the episode here.
According to an announcement from the hospital: The 2018 dates are March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 19. The group will provide an opportunity to exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions; an outlet to discuss challenges and healthy coping mechanisms; a safe atmosphere to share feelings, needs and concerns; and contact information for resources available in the community. For more information, please call Joshua Mercier, MSW, a medical social worker, at (831) 635-1425.