Caregiving

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Women are often the primary caregivers for the family. Below is a list of resources links and support groups that you might find helpful as you care for your family and yourself.

Resources for Caregivers (Click on title for more information)

Center for Advanced Weight Loss

Sleep Disorders Center

Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management

Maternity and Newborn Care

Hunterdon Center for Healthy Aging 

Speech and Hearing Department

Child Development Center 

Emergency Department

Visiting Health and Supportive 

Wellness Centers

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Second Wednesday, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
HunterdonMedicalCenter- Senior Services Conference Room, 4th Floor
(908) 788-6401 ext. 2364. 

Arthritis and Osteoporosis Support Group
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
HMC Meeting Rooms A/B.
Call Senior Services, (908) 788-6373. 

Bariatric Surgery Support Group
Support groups are available for all potential or current clients of the Center for Advanced Weight Loss. Speak with your surgeon or affiliated hospital for inofrmation on support groups after surgery. For more information call (908) 735-3912

Bereavement Support Group
Hunterdon Hospice
(908) 788-6600 

Caregivers Support Groups
Call 908-788-6401 ext 3149 for locations and dates

Dementia Caregivers Support Group
Second Tuesday
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
HunterdonCountyDivision of Senior Services (Office on Aging)
Route 31, Flemington

Please call (908) 788-6401 X3149, for additional information.

Diabetes Support Group
(908) 237-6920 

Cancer Support Programs
Family Risk Assessment, Yoga Classes and “Look Good, Feel Better”

Mental Illness Family Support Groups
Support and education groups meet the fourth Wednesday of the month. Family and friends of individuals with a mental illness are encouraged to attend. Meeting with others who share the same experience helps to reduce the family burden. For more information about time and locations call (908) 788-6401 or 1-866-HBH-2060. Confidentiality is respected.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Fourth Friday
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
HunterdonCountyDivisionof Senior Services (Office on Aging)
Route 31, Flemington
Please call 908-788-6401 X3149, for additional information.

The Rocking Horse Club
A post-partum depression support group.
(908) 788-MOMS (6667)

If you are looking for a support group that is not listed, call the New Jersey Self Help Group Clearinghouse at 973-989-1122.  

Note: When you click on the web resources below you may leave the Hunterdon Healthcare System website and be redirected to an outside site. The individuals portrayed on the outside sites are not employees of Hunterdon Healthcare. Hunterdon Healthcare does not endorse any particular products advertised on the websites visited.

JerseyAssistance for Community Caregiving / NJ EASE
1-877-222-3737

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Division of Aging and Community Services  

Hunterdon County Division of Senior Services
1-877-222-3737
908-788-1361

Elder Care Locator
1-800-677-1116

Hunterdon County Division of Senior, Disabilities and Veterans Services

New Jersey Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Hunterdon County Agency on Aging
908-788-1361

Hunterdon County Department of Human Services

Briteside Adult Day Centers, Inc.
908-782-8080

Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Resources

Alzheimer’s Disease Continuing Care Information

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Resources from Novartis

The New Jersey Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Caring Connections

Self-Help Support Group Directory or contact 1-800-367-6274

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