Caregiver support group to meet Sept. 5

The FOCUS (Families or Caregivers under Stress) group will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 5, in Newton Presbyterian Manor Library, 1200 E. 7th St. in Newton. This month’s meeting will discuss “Sharing Support.”

The FOCUS group supports caregivers of older adults experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or other kinds of dementia. Helen Brown, director of social services at the Newton Presbyterian Manor, and Wendell Wiens, retired medical doctor, are co-facilitators. Meetings are free of charge and open to newcomers at any time.

For information or to suggest referrals to the group, call Helen Brown at 316-283-5400, extension 1022.

Prairie View, a faith-based, private behavioral and mental health services provider, offers a complete range of behavioral and psychiatric services for all ages as well as consultation services to businesses and organizations. In addition to the main campus with addictions treatment center, outpatient offices and a psychiatric hospital in Newton, Prairie View has outpatient locations in Hillsboro, McPherson and Wichita.

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