Petersburg elderly caregivers to receive support information
A representative from Southeast Senior Services will come to town June 2 to talk to local home senior caregivers regarding potential grant and support options.
Shelly Smith, family caregiver resource specialist, wants to inform Petersburg residents who provide care to seniors what their options are as far as financial assistance and other support services.
“We provide support to communities throughout southeast Alaska and I spend a lot of time on the telephone talking to caregivers and listening to their stories,” Smith said. “Sometimes they just need someone to vent to or share the...