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Caregivers Empowering Caregivers

Connecting with your caregiving peers

"I love being able to get together with other spouses who understand what I am going through."
- San Diego Member

CEC Workshops offers a free, private, forum-style experience for caregivers of wounded service members. These unique workshops provide direct peer-to-peer connection for caregivers to discuss the caregiving lifestyle, educate one another, and seek advice. CEC Workshops empower caregivers, reduce stress and feelings of isolation, and offer an unparalleled opportunity to bond within your local community CEC Workshops range from 8-10 attendees and upwards to 25-30 attendees– here, you’ll find a group of friends who share your experience, understand what you are going through, and are your peer support network.

Upcoming Caregiver Events

Mar
08

SCRC’s Annual Military and Veteran Family Conference

Caring for someone suffering from a Traumatic Brain Injury & Post-Traumatic Stress can be overwhelming. Recognizing the importance of the family caregiver role and the profound impact of the “new normal” is essential. You are all invited to SCRC’s Annual military and veteran family conference, “Strong Caregiver, Stronger Families” scheduled March 8th, 2019 at the Chinese…

Mar
30

Family Game Day and Coaching for Caregivers

Our partner at Stand Beside Them is providing life, health, and career coaching as well as tools and strategies to help you live a better 2019! Whether it is in seeking employment, starting a new business, going back to school, or trying something totally new that aligns with your skills and values, Stand Beside Them…

Feb
18

Caregiver Valentine’s Event

Dance fitness is an exciting fitness format that will leave you wanting more. This cardio dance class brings together Hip-Hop, Dancehall, Salsa and Merengue. You will dance, sweat, laugh and have a great time while burning the calories away. So come try it. It’s a great time to be had by all. Caregivers will be…

Mar
30

Caregiver Family Game Day

Caregivers & Families are invited to relax and interact with a variety of indoor and outdoor games including chess, checkers, dominoes, spades, backgammon, scale, Cranium Dark, Twister and more. Games tables will include reflective questions for the caregivers to contemplate/discuss while playing. Volunteers will be on site to give beginner chess lessons. Stand Beside Them…

Dec
08

CEC Board Painting

Are you looking for a night out with other Caregivers? Is your inner DIY itching for a fun new project without having to buy all your own supplies and make a mess at your house? Then come join BSF at Board and Brush Creative Studio and de-stress while unleashing your creative talents with friends. Space…

Nov
17

Self-Care Workshop For Caregivers and Families

Please join us for a FREE self-care workshop for caregivers and families.

Nov
29

Meal Prep Solutions – DC

The nourishment of the body is food, the nourishment of the soul is feeding others. Did you know you can nourish yourself and your loved ones in less than 20 minutes? Learn how to save time nourishing your mind, body, and soul through meal prep solutions. Share the experience by bringing a friend, a neighbor…

Nov
17

Relax and Paint

Join BSF and Cynthia’s Artistic Expressions to paint the worries away. No experience is necessary. They will instruct you with each stroke of the brush to help you create your work of art. This event is open to all caregivers and their families, to include caregivers of ill or injured service members and veterans and/or caregivers…

Nov
08

Veteran Caregivers Appreciation Dinner

November is National Caregivers Appreciation Month. In honor of the family members who sacrifice so much to make sure our wounded warriors are cared for, Blue Star Families will be hosting a Veteran Caregivers Appreciation Dinner.

Oct
06

Laughter Yoga For Caregivers, New York City

Come experience Laughter Yoga and learn how you can bring more laughter into your life and community. A typical Laughter Yoga class consists of a series of simple, fun and gentle laughter exercises combined with deep breathing. It can be done sitting or standing; no yoga mats required! Bring the family and learn to laugh…