A Caretaker's Dilemma

man with down syndrome and caretaker 

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What happens when both an individual with a disability and their caretaker are aging? The article, A Caretaker's Dilemma, shares the all too common reality faced by a Douglasville family, complicated even more against the backdrop of Covid-19. Want to start planning now for your loved one? Learn about Stable Accounts and other ways to plan for the future.

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More Community Resources During Coronavirus

  • Join a Virtual Support Group during Covid-19 for adult individuals with disabilities, scheduled for Wednesday, April 15 at 3:30pm. For questions and link to zoom, email: smiller65@gsu.edu
  • Join Martha Haythorn every Monday at 4pm for Mondays with Martha Social Hour…a Zoom led by a person with a developmental disability for people with developmental disabilities! It is an opportunity to start the week “Community Strong”.  We will check in with each other, watch short videos, play games, and learn about the “important topic” of the week.  Martha also has a lineup of some very important special guests!  You will not want to miss the excitement!  https://zoom.us/j/710187865mondays with martha
  • The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is a wealth of information and resources; be sure to subscribe to their newsletter and social media pages to be in the know! 
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