Caring for Yourself While Caregiving: A Bronx Resource Guide
Caregiver Support Center, Montefiore Medical Center
Caring for Yourself While Caregiving: A Bronx Resource Guide, outlines helpful, low-cost resources in the Bronx, including books and websites. It is about making sure that while caring for others, you remember to take care of yourself too.
The 32-page guide — recognized with a Platinum Generations Award, an international competition for excellence in marketing to people age 50 and over — contains information in six categories:
- Basic Information on Being a Caregiver.
- Getting the Support You Need.
- Relaxation and Lowering Stress.
- Keeping Your Body Healthy.
- Finding Spiritual Support.
- Exploring Your Creativity/Enjoy Social Life.
How to Get Your Copy of the Guide:
To have a free print copy mailed to you, please email your request to HealingArts@montefiore.org. Remember to include your name, mailing address, and let us know if you want a copy in English or Spanish.
For Hospital Departments and Organizations
To order print copies for your patients or department, please click here for ordering information.
To learn more about this guide call 718-920-6576 or email HealingArts@montefiore.org.
About The Caregiver Support Center
Caregivers can get emotional support and practical assistance from a social worker and specially-trained volunteer coaches at Montefiore’s Arthur D. Emil Caregiver Support Center. It is a quiet place to relax and meditate. You can also use the Internet to research medical conditions and find information in the resource library.
The Center is located at the Moses Campus at 111 East 210th Street. Enter the hospital at the East Gunhill Road entrance; the Center is on the first floor across from the cafeteria.
For more information:
To learn more about Montefiore’s caregiver support services call 718-920-8080 or visit www.montefiore.org/caregiversupport.
If you are interested in becoming a caregiver support volunteer, contact Sherri Oustalet , Director of Volunteer & Student Services, at 718-920-6654 or SOUSTALE@montefiore.org.