Lewy, Mom and Me - A Caregiver’s Story - Osterville Village Library, Osterville— September 28th 5:00PM
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, during the past year, 65.7 million Americans (or 29 percent of the adult U.S. adult population involving 31 percent of all U.S. households) served as family caregivers for an ill or disabled relative.
On September 28th at 5:00PM, Peggy Bushy explains from her book, Lewy Mom and Me, a caregivers story, how she learned to accept the changes in her mother and how she supported her emotionally as she grappled with her frightening illness. She also describes what was involved in caring for her mother first at home, then in long-term care, and finally in hospice.
The book is part memoir and part survival guide, this compelling testimony offers support and information for family caregivers of aging parents. “This is such an important topic that affects so many people and their need for support” Cyndy Cotton Executive Director Osterville Village Library. This is part of a Health Care Series upcoming programs include Under Standing Senior Living Options on Oct. 12 at 5:00PM and When is Memory care Needed on Oct.19th at 5:00PM.
The event is free, open to the public and will be held in the handicapped accessible Main Meeting Room at the Osterville Village Library.