In 1996, my mother required emergency surgery for a brain aneurysm. She was 69. Three days later, my 77-year-old father had a massive stroke. As a family, we began a 15 year journey on a path with few road signs and an upside-down map.
American Red Cross - Family Caregiver Training Program
Local Red Cross chapters offer in-person educational sessions, for a nominal fee, on topics such as:
- Home safety
- Healthy eating
- Legal and financial issues
- Self-care for the caregiver
Care Recipient Eligibility: