Circle Center Resources for the At-Home Caregiver
Caregiver Support Groups – Circle Center hosts three support groups every month.
Caregiver Burnout – Managing the Stress and Strain of Caregiving Successfully.
Fall Prevention in the Home
Fall Prevention Checklist
Caregivers Guide to Falls Prevention video – prepared by one of our occupational therapy students.
Virginia Based or Richmond Area Resources
Virginia Navigator – 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 and provides respite resources for caregivers.
Project Lifesaver – a rapid response and location service offered by counties and cities. Contact your local police/sheriff’s department or learn more through links below:
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.
Alzheimer’s Association & Medic Alert – Wandering Support for a Safe Return.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention CDC
VDH – Virginia Department of Health’s latest COVID info.
Richmond Area: Meal Resources
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
This Month at Circle Center
Circle Center will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of Memorial Day.
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