Care Compass: Navigating the caregiving continuum seminar

Press Staff Writer

        The Care Compass project, which serves as a quarterly network gathering for caregivers, will meet Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Rd., Bowling Green.
        Care Compass is a place to gather together and obtain resources to make the journey of caregiving less stressful.
        The Feb. 5 agenda includes:
        • 11:15-11:45 a.m. – Lisa Myers, LISW, Wood County Committee on Aging, will discuss the signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety in care recipients and caregivers.
        • 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Lunch sponsored by Brookdale of Bowling Green.
        • 12:15-1 p.m.  – Karla Gleason, physical therapist with NOMS/CPW Healthcare will present on transforming pain management without the use of opioids. 
        The Care Compass Project is free and open to all caregivers but requires pre-registration by calling 1-800-367-4935 or 419-353-5661 or by emailing Those wanting to learn about caregiving are welcome and those who are currently caregiving are encouraged to bring their care recipients. Separate caregiving services are provided during the training session to those community members in need of care.
        Future Care Compass seminars are scheduled for June 3, Sept. 2 and Nov. 4.
        The CARE Compass Project is sponsored by Brookdale of Bowling Green, Wood County Committee on Aging, BGSU Optimal Aging Institute, Golden Care Partners, Ohio Living Home Health and Wood County Hospital.
        For ongoing community support, caregivers are encouraged to join the Facebook community,
        For information on programs and services offered by the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., call 800-367-4935 or visit


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