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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Resources & Tips
for Family Caregivers

At Hope Grows, we understand that the COVID-19 (commonly referred to as Coronavirus) outbreak presents challenges for all of us, particularly those in our family caregiver community.

To continue helping caregivers while practicing the necessary precaution of social distancing, Hope Grows is ramping up our virtual programs by extending call-in support capabilities, creating an online virtual support group, and offering online therapeutic respite activities. Learn more here .

Additionally, our Hope Grows team is actively seeking out information and tips from reliable sources that may be helpful to you, your loved ones, and the caregiver community as a whole. We will share these via emails like this, our website, and social media.

Please scroll down for resources and tips to help navigate this challenging time. We'll continue seeking out relevant, reliable, and helpful information to share with you.

And know we're here for you!


Go-To Sources for COVID-19 Information:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
PA Department of Health
 
Governor Wolf's Office


World Health Organization: WHO
Articles with Tips & Information for Family Caregivers


Prevention & Precaution

by the Red Cross

by John A Hartford Foundation

by AARP

by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America

by Visiting Angels

by AARP


Information for People with Higher Risk

by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

by the American Cancer Society

by the Cancer Support Community


Preparedness

by Hope Grows

by AARP


Mental Health

by Hope Grows

by Hope Grows


Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities

by AARP


Insurance & Financial

by AARP


More resources, information, and tips to come!
A message from Hope Grows Founder
ο»Ώand Executive Director, Lisa Story...

About Hope Grows
Hope Grows is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps caregivers alleviate stress and direct some of their focus on self-care. We offer three core areas of service, most of which are provided at no charge to the caregiver: 

The next step in our commitment to cultivating caregiver wellness is the development of the Iris Respite House , a place where caregivers can enjoy a unique Bed & Breakfast-style break away. The Iris Respite House is specifically designed to provide family caregivers with the rest, support, and restorative care they need along the caregiver journey.


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