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Local Nonprofit Honors Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month


FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- November is National Family Caregivers Month, honoring the more than 40 million Americans who serve as unpaid caregivers to a family member or loved one, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Locally, Capital Caring Health, the area's leading nonprofit provider of advanced illness, hospice, and at-home care services, is providing support and comfort to caregivers and their families.

"Many family caregivers are overwhelmed with medical and personal care they might not feel qualified to provide, when what they really want is to focus on meaningful time with the people who matter most to them," said Carolyn Richar, chief mission officer at Capital Caring Health. "At Capital Caring Health, we see the challenges family caregivers face every day, and we know the power of lending a helping hand."

Capital Caring Health provides the following tips for family caregivers:

Caregivers can visit Capital Caring Health's website?CapitalCaring.org?to download resources that provide information and offer support.

Capital Caring Health's services include:

"We've learned a lot over 40 years and now support more than 7,000 area families each year," said Richar. "Our services help caregivers find the support they need, which sometimes means giving them a break. At those times, we provide quality, safe care for their loved one, so they can focus on themselves and simply being with family."

To learn more about Capital Caring Health, the services it provides to area families, and to download caregiving resources, visit www.capitalcaring.org or call the 24-Hour Care Line at 1-800-869-2136.

About Capital Caring Health
Capital Caring Health is the largest non-profit provider of advanced illness, hospice, and at-home care services for the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. area. We provide quality care where people live, supporting dignified, independent aging. For more information, visit capitalcaring.org or call our 24-Hour Care Line at 1-800-869-2136.

Contact:  

Amy Martin Vogt 


P: 202-868-4807


E: AMartinVogt@MessagePartnersPR.com  


 

SOURCE Capital Caring Health


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