Family caregivers invited to recognition event


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SourcePoint and presenting sponsor Oasis Senior Advisors will host “The Art of Caregiving” from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware. This free event is open to Delaware County caregivers, as well as those caregivers whose loved ones reside in Delaware County, and includes lunch and a presentation by local art therapist Kimberly S. Roberts.

Roberts is a board-certified art therapist with more than 30 years of experience. She currently works for the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio at Ventures Academy, an alternative education program that provides a structured and safe learning environment to students in need of social, emotional, and behavioral interventions. Roberts will present, “Artmaking to Empower Caregiver Heroes and Explore Inner Strength” at the recognition event.

Registration is required by Nov. 12. Family caregivers can register online at MySourcePoint.org/caregiver or by calling 740-363-6677. Free in-home respite care may be available to those who register by Nov. 5.

SourcePoint’s caregiver programs are funded in part by the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging.

SourcePoint is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides professional expertise, services, and programs for Delaware County adults who want to thrive after 55. Services and programs are supported in part by the local senior services levy, corporate and private donations, sponsorships, grants, and by the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging. SourcePoint is a United Way agency.

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