A Partner in the Caregiving Journey
To build a faithful network of support for family caregivers in our community through partnership, education, and practical support.
This four hour workshop, designed specifically for family caregivers, discusses strategies on navigating the care of a loved one with dementia. Participants will learn how to use the 360-page "Dealing with Dementia Guide," and will be able to take home this evidence-informed resource for free.
Lunch will be provided and social distancing will be practiced to ensure the safety of all participants.
Need care for your loved one in order to attend? We offer scholarships to pay for respite care.
Space is limited, must register here: https://cornerstoneva.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/475374
The respite relief fund is for family caregivers to take a break and refresh. This fund provides a stipend for family caregivers to pay for care for their loved one while they participate in self-care, medical appointments, leisure, or other respite activities. Eligability: Must be a family caregiver of an individual 60+ who lives in your home. Must be a resident of Fauquier, Rappahannock, or Northern Culpeper counties.
Apply today: https://cornerstoneva.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/416299
During this webinar, a panel of local experts presents on keeping the home safe, positioning in the bed/transferring, and practicing self-care when you can't take time away.
In this short, yet informative webinar, Pam Blankenship from the Virginia Department of Health provides information for caregivers on taking care of your loved one's teeth. Below are additional resources on oral health and caregiving.
During this webinar we discuss how to prepare for the late stages of caregiving and the resources that you need to navigate this season with a plan.
For the concerned spouse, child, relative, or friend who is preparing to care for a loved one in the future or who has already begun their caregiving journey. This informative workshop covers setting the right perspective on caring, preparing financially, and how to choose services that fit your needs.
Speakers: Nathaniel Lewis Ed.D., Setting the Right Perspective on Care
Clarissa Fleming, Figuring Out the Money Part
Liesa Dodson, Care Options to Fit Your Needs
In July of 2019, Cornerstone Baptist church was awarded a grant from the PATH foundation in Warrenton, VA to build a ministry to support caregivers in our community through partnership, education, and advocacy. As the population of senior adults grows over the next few decades, more and more family members will be called upon to provide care for their loved ones. Caregiving can be a rewarding, yet challenging journey that is often unclear, unexpected, and at times very lonely. Our ministry seeks to come alongside caregivers to show them that they are not alone by offering:
Are are you a caregiver Fauquier County in need of extra support? We have a group of trained and passionate volunteers who are ready to be a partner in your caregiving journey. Click below and let's connect today!
Do you have a passion for serving caregivers in our community? We are always looking for volunteers to support our ministry and events. Click below and let's connect today!
Are you interested in supporting caregivers in Fauquier, Rappahanock, or Northern Culpeper Counties? Our financial supports are vital to the growing the reach and impact of our ministy. Consider donating by clicking below and choosing Cornerstone Cares in the dropdown menu.