New Care Circle Initiative in Westchester County

The Care Circles of Westchester is a new program that provides family caregivers with assistance from volunteers.

A care circle is a group of volunteers who are willing to help a person who needs care — such as an elderly person — with the tasks of daily living, including laundry, dog-walking, and rides to doctor’s appointments.

The Care Circles is part of Westchester’s Livable Communities Initiative. One of its goals is to help seniors age in their homes and communities, rather than in facilities. A ready community of volunteers who help with daily living tasks can advance that goal.

To learn more about the program, contact Colette Phipps at cap2@westchestergov.com or (914) 813-6441.

Or contact White Plains estate planning attorney, Bernard A. Krooks at (914) 684-2100.

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