Caregiver Support Resources

Dementia/Alzheimer Support Group:     2nd Monday each month 10:30-12:00 noon
                                                                       Wickson District Library, 359 Franklin St, Frankenmuth

Parkinson’s Support Group:                      3rd Wednesday each month 1:00 – 2:30pm
                                                                       Independence Village, 255 Mayer Rd, Frankenmuth

Cancer Support Group:                              3rd Tuesday every month 6-7:30pm
                                                                       Covenant Health Care, 600 N Main, Frankenmuth

Saginaw County Commission on Aging:  Tuesday thru Thursday Senior Center
                                                                       Basement of Frankenmuth City Hall, 240 W Genesee
                                                                       2nd and 4th Thursday from 2-4:00pm Caregiver Support
                                                                       2355 Schust Road, Saginaw

                                                                       Care Giver Support Program

Tuscola County Commission on Aging:   Variety of locations and supportive services

                                                                       Caregiver Support Groups

NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness:   Genesee County                                                      
                                                                       810-232-6498 or 

Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center:             1500 Weiss St, Saginaw, MI 48602    989-497-2500

Caregiver Articles

Prayers for the Weary

Being a Caregiver  by Lynn Maurer

You need to take care of yourself before you can take care of anyone else. You’re not being selfish, you’re being smart. Smart steps to Caregiving

Calming Breaths 

One of the best gifts we can give ourselves and those we care for is to take a few minutes to practice the special art of breathing.  Calming Breaths

Common Duties

A Quick Reference sheet for anyone who finds themselves in the role of Caregiver

Common Duties

Preparing for End of Life

The death of a loved one is probably one of the most stressful events we face.There is so much to do; there are so many decisions to make and so much information to gather.  But…There are some things we can do ahead of time to make this event less stressful in the moment.

Preparing for End-of-Life

Caregiver Tools and Worksheets

Caregiver Chore List​

Family Friend Priority Contacts

Medical Information Sheet

Keeping Finances Organized


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Caregiver Support