Edison Senior Center To Run Support Groups For South Asians

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Edison, NJ - The Edison Senior Center, in conjunction with BrightStar Home Care will be hosting two South Asian support groups.

The Coping with Aging South Asian Family Member Support Group will meet on the Third Wednesday of the month beginning Wednesday, May 15 from 2 to 4 pm at the Edison Senior Center and will be facilitated by Saswati Chakraborty, CSW, MBA, PMP, CDP, Case Manager at Monroe Village/Village Point Rehabilitation & Healthcare.
 
The Caring for Your Aging South Asian Spouse Support Group will meet on the First Tuesday of the month beginning Tuesday, May 7 from 6 to 8 pm at the Edison Senior Center and will be facilitated by Karen Hidalgo Castro, LCSW, MSW, MPH Rehab. Social Worker from JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.
 

“Each support group will be an open forum which will allow participants an opportunity to voice specific needs and concerns related to caregiving,” stated organizers. Attendees will have the opportunity to share caregiving tips and resources while learning how to access services and programs available to them on a state, county, and local level.

The “Coping With Aging South Asian Family Members” support group will be facilitated by Karen Hidalgo Castro, LCSW, MSW, MPH, a social worker from JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.

The “Caring for Your Aging South Asian Spouse” support group  will be facilitated by Saswati Chakraborty, CSW, MBA, PMP, CDP, Case manager at Monroe Village/Village Point Rehabilitation & Healthcare.

Also attending the sessions will be Reeta Aggarwal, owner of BrightStar HomeCare and Judi Gillingham, Assistant Director for Aging, Division of Senior Citizen Services, Township of Edison.

For more information residents can contact the Edison Senior Center at (732)248-7345, from Monday through Friday between 9am and 4pm.

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