We will be providing resources for Caregivers to assist during this transition time.
Circle Center Resources for the At-Home Caregiver
Validation Therapy – An Essential Tool in Caregiving with individuals with Dementia
Fall Prevention in the Home
Fall Prevention Checklist
Caregiver Burnout – Managing the Stress and Strain of Caregiving Successfully
Our Occupational Therapy student, who participated virtually with our participants, created this Caregivers Guide to Falls Prevention. Click HERE to watch.
Caregiver Support Group: Circle Center will be holding our Caregiver Support Group via ZOOM, the last Thursday of every month at 4:30 pm. Click HERE to learn more.
Community & National Resources for Caregivers:
Virginia Based or Richmond Area Resources:
Virginia Navigator – Caregiver Resources – provides free information for older Virginians, veterans, people with disabilities and their families. Including food assistance, financial assistance, and more.
Virginia Family Caregiver Solution Center – part of the Virginia Navigator System
The Virginia Alzheimer’s Commission AlzPossible Initiative
Project Lifesaver – a rapid response and location service offered by counties and cities. Contact your local police/sheriff’s department.
City of Richmond
National Alzheimer’s Project Act – “Caregiving in a time of Coronavirus”
Office for Aging Services Division for Community Living – Dementia Services – State Resources for Dementia Care
Duke Family Support Program – Duke University Program with resources, including activities
Dementia Care Central – Resource Center for Dementia Caregivers
Timeslips Activity Center – improvisational story telling method for people with dementia and their caregivers. Sign up required.
Teepa Snow – Dementia Care/Memory Loss/Brain Change expert – resource page for friends and families of those with dementia.
Kari Bert -speaker, caregiver expert and author of The Unexpected Caregiver.
The Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving – E-Library List
Alz You Need – An organization empowering caregivers and older adults with technology.
Alzheimer’s Association & Medic Alert – Wandering Support for a Safe Return
Executive Care – Free Pick-Up & Delivery Service to Seniors (available in Henrico & Chesterfield)
Magic Kitchen – pre-prepared, home delivered, frozen meals
Meal Pro – pre-prepared, home delivered, frozen meals
Freshology – pre-prepared, home delivered, frozen meals
Richmond Area: Meal Resources
List of Richmond area restaurants offering takeout, curbside delivery or delivery – compiled by Richmond Times Dispatch
Grocery Stores with Special Hours for Seniors:
Publix – Reserved senior shopping hours: 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays for customers age 65+
Kroger – Exclusive Shopping for Seniors 60 & Older: 7am – 8am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Walmart -Senior Shopping Tuesday mornings – one hour before opening – for customers 60+
Target – Wednesday – first hour of shopping for vulnerable guests
Safeway – from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday – reserved shopping for vulnerable shoppers
Giant Food – 6 – 7 am everyday for vulnerable shoppers
Fresh Market – 8 – 9 am Monday – Friday for seniors and vulnerable shoppers