Fairview Commons and HospiceCare of the Berkshires Offer Free “Caring for the Caregiver” presentation and Memories in the Making Art Project

Great Barrington, Mass. – September 3 – Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, in collaboration with HospiceCare of the Berkshires, will host a free presentation called “Caring for the Caregiver” on Saturday, September 28 from 10:30-noon at their 151 Christian Hill Road location in Great Barrington. Join Sarah Miller MSW, LCSW as she addresses the topic of caregiver burnout and shares tips on how to avoid it and promote positive relationships with those you’re caring for. As you participate in this informative presentation your loved one can create a water color masterpiece at our free Memories in the Making® workshop, sponsored by Fairview’s Adult Day Health program.

The presentation is free of charge and light refreshments will be served.  Pre-registration is requested by calling 413-341-1474.

Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a non-profit organization that has been caring for people in the Great Barrington area for more than 25 years. Fairview Commons provides top quality, personalized short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care, restorative care and respite care, all in a warm, homelike setting. Hospice services are available for compassionate end-of-life care. Fairview Commons has been recognized by the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) with the Bronze Commitment to Quality award and the Silver Achievement in Quality Award, the first and second steps toward the Gold Excellence in Quality recognition. Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, an organization that integrates additional quality improvement principles into the daily operations with focus on improved resident outcomes. Fairview Commons is owned by Berkshire Healthcare, a leader among nonprofit, post-acute care organizations in Massachusetts, and is managed by an affiliate of Berkshire Health Systems, the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. For more information, visit www.fairviewcommons.org.