The folks at Road Scholar are offerring the opportunity for Caregivers to acquire a grant for a Road Scholar trip.
is a familiar story. Those who are eager to experience the joys of learning and
travel with Road Scholar don’t have the chance. Perhaps their aging parent has
moved in or their spouse is now in a nursing home. Whatever the situation, the
reality is that for many caregivers it’s difficult to get away. That’s why Road Scholar
created their Caregiver Grants. It’s financial assistance to help offset the
financial burdens of caregiving, so caregivers can benefit from their unique
combination of learning, discovery and community — a combination that is
especially helpful for caregivers experiencing isolation and feelings of
depression, stress and anxiety.
Sue, a recent Caregiver Grant recipient said it best: “My Road Scholar trip truly took me away
from my everyday responsibilities caring for my mother. It helped me realize I
want more challenges like this. I remind myself regularly that some caregivers
might not get such opportunities, or know they even exist, and so my gratitude
Road Schlar's fiscal year ends June 30th — in just a few weeks — and they have funds set
aside specifically for caregivers that might go unused. If you are caring for a
friend or loved one, we urge you to apply. If you know a caregiver, please pass this information
along. Getting away and recharging on a Road Scholar learning adventure could
be just the thing they need.
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