Thank you Day Away Volunteers!

National volunteer week was April 10-16 this year and Day Away celebrated their volunteer’s service with a gathering at The Homestead Restaurant in Bristol, NH.  Day Away is flourishing! Day Away began two and one half years ago and last year logged over 4,000 volunteer hours.  Rev. Shirley Marcroft was the featured guest who spoke to the volunteers on the topic “Tools for Saying Good-Bye.”  At Day Away, friendships are formed with our participants and volunteers  and over time participants move on as we lose them to disease progression and some have had  to move on to more structured programs.  It is a difficult time when we have to say good bye, most we will never see again.  Thank you volunteers for your dedication, loyalty and love.  We couldn’t do it with you!!

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About Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or Dementia

Respite for Family/Caregivers Day Away is a great way for caregivers to take a break. Day Away is designed to provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere for our participants to help maintain their independence, encourage socialization, be mentally stimulated and remain active. We want to lighten your load. Trained volunteers and an RN director are here to provide 1-1 supervision for your loved one. The day passes quickly and is filled with failure-free activities and much joy for both the participants and volunteers. Day Away is nondenominational and open to all families and caregivers who feel the need for respite and relief from constant care and responsibility.
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