Free events for caregivers in North Alabama to mark National Caregiver Appreciation Month

Old and young holding hands, Care for the elderly concept

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – November is recognized as National Caregiver Appreciation Month, a month-long tribute to recognize those individuals providing caregiving support to a family member or loved one.

In an effort to honor and support family caregivers, TARCOG Area Agency on Aging, Alabama Lifespan Respite and AARP are hosting a series of Caregiver Appreciation Events across North Alabama during the month of November.

These free events are intended to educate family caregivers on ways they can relieve stress, utilize respite and develop networks to assist them in their caregiving journey.

Food will be provided for each event. While they are free to attend, please keep in mind spaces will fill up fast and an RSVP is required.  Caregivers may choose from one of the three scheduled events:

“Paint It Out”

  • A Special Paint Night For Family Caregivers
  • Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Canteen @ StoveHouse
  • 3414 Governors Drive, Huntsville
  • RSVP to TARCOG at 256-716-2663

DIY “Wood Art” Night

  • A Special DIY Wood Workshop for Family Caregivers
  • Friday, November 15, 2019
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Hammer and Stain
  • 7560 Wall Triana Hwy Suite E, Madison
  • RSVP to Alabama Lifespan Respite at 256-859-4900

“Bowling Night”

  • A Special Bowling Event for Family Caregivers
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Stars and Strikes
  • 930 Old Monrovia Rd NW, Huntsville
  • Huntsville, AL 35806
  • RSVP to TARCOG at
  • Contact TARCOG at 256-716-2663


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