Caregiver Resources

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

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.

Annual Anonymous Caregiver Survey

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.
              Henrico
              Chesterfield
              City of Richmond

National Resources:
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

Health Resources:
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention CDC
VDH – Virginia Department of Health 

Meal Resources:
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
Feedmore 
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

Caregiver Resources
Bremo Pharmacy – Medication Delivery 
GiveFit – FREE online workouts