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March 14, 2013

Sharing the Care expansion meeting March 20


Alabama Respite

CULLMAN — The Sharing the Care meeting, for services providers, caregivers and clergymen, will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Senior Center at the Commission On Aging building at 1539 Sportsman Lake Road NW, Cullman 35055. This class will provide a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Challenges (SWOC) analyis to implement the Sharing the Care in Cullman County, develop committees for action items and learn more about the project. The goal of this group is to assist the many caregivers get the break they need and deserve by creating and increasing access to local respite resources.

To learn more, contact Sandra Smith with Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network (Alabama Respite) at 205-274-2828 or email her at ssmith@ucphuntsville.org.

Alabama Respite is a statewide program whose purpose is to identify and develop a network of high quality respite resources for family caregivers who are caring for individuals of any age who have disabilities, chronic, or terminal illnesses. AR is a program of the United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley, Inc. For more information, visit www.alabamarespite.org or call toll free 866-737-8252.