Resources for Compassionate Caregivers

(Information provided during a recent Wednesday night Recharge class)


· Bereavement Support Group through Parkview Home Health & Hospice. Individual or family sessions are available in Noble and LaGrange Counties. To schedule, call 800-292-9894

· Alzheimer’s Support Group

3rd Monday of each month, 5-6 p.m., Topeka Library, 260-420-5547

2nd Tuesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., Greencroft Center Building, 574-875-8271

1st Monday of each month, 5-6 p.m., LaGrange Council Aging, 260-237-0847


· Indiana assisted living guide:

· LaGrange County Council on Aging, 260-463-4161

· Aging and In-Home Services, 800-552-3662 or 260-745-1200

· Alzheimer & Dementia Services (S. Bend), 888-303-0180 or 574-232-4121

· Alzheimer’s Association (Ft. Wayne), 800-272-3900 or 260-420-5547

· Elder Law Lawyer, Kurt Bachman, 260-463-4949

· Parkview Home Health and Hospice, 800-292-9824 or 260-347-8910

· Homestead Day Service, Allison Sutton, 574-537-4119

IN-HOME SERVICES (non-medical)

· Firefly, Middlebury, 574-830-6121 (

· Home Instead, 888-368-5766 (

· Caring for Hoosiers, 574-538-4969 (

BOOKS (*check church library)

· *Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade, by Deborah Barr, Edward G. Shaw, Gary Chapman

· *Nearing Home, by Billy Graham

· *The 36-Hour Day, by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins

· *Necessary Conversations: Between Families and Their Aging Parents, Gerald Kauffman and L. Marleen Kauffman

· Living Thoughtfully, Dying Well, by Dr. Glen E. Miller

· The Caregiver’s Book, Caring for Another, Caring for Yourself, James E. Miller

· Understanding Your Grief, by Alan Wolfelt

· A Pilgrimage Through Grief, James E. Miller

· One You Love Has Died, by James E. Miller