Cornerstone VNA Offers Free Event For Caregivers

Cornerstone VNA is proud to announce the launching of a new educational series titled Caregivers Connect, underwritten by Federal Savings Bank. The first session in the series will be held on May 5th from 2-5pm at the Governor’s Inn in Rochester and will focus on caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. The afternoon will feature presentations from noted Alzheimer’s author A. Michael Bloom as well as Gerontologist, Dr. John Hopkins, owner and operator of Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields in Dover. “Our goal with the Caregivers Connect series is to connect caregivers through support and education and provide tools for them to use in their caregiver roles,” states Erika Lee, Director of Advancement at Cornerstone VNA.Caregivers Connect - 5.5.16

The first 50 caregiver registrants will receive a free copy of Michael Bloom’s book. Trained staff and volunteers from Cornerstone VNA will be providing on-site respite care, in a safe and welcoming environment, for caregivers who wish to attend the event.

“We are so fortunate to have a nonprofit like Cornerstone VNA in our community,” said Sharla Rollins, Federal Savings Bank Rochester Branch Manager & Cornerstone VNA Board Member. “The Alzheimer’s Caregiver seminar is just one example of the agency’s unwavering commitment to community outreach and dedication to providing specialized care for thousands of people across the Seacoast,” she added.

For additional information and to RSVP, please e-mail or call 603-332-1133 x115.

Cornerstone VNA is a non-profit home, health and hospice agency currently serving Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. The team at Cornerstone VNA provides skilled nursing, rehabilitative therapies, social work as well as volunteer and support services through five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty and Community Care. For more than 100 years, Cornerstone VNA has been committed to bringing services to people of all ages so that families can stay together at home, even when facing the challenges of aging, surgical recovery, chronic or life-threatening illnesses or end of life care. To learn more about Cornerstone VNA, visit or call 800-691-1133.

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