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Stellar Home Care Announces Support to Caregivers in the LGBT Community

Jessica Marrone Parkes

Saturday, September 14, 2013 • 6:55am

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Local home care and staffing company, Stellar Home Care is introducing a new series of support group meetings specifically tailored to family caregivers in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual) community.

Stellar Home Care owner Karen Groder explains that her company provides a comfortable environment to that community. “It’s intense when you’re dealing with a medical crisis and you want to just deal with that crisis – you don’t want to have to explain to the person that is going to be providing care what your family situation is,” Groder said.

Groder intends to open a forum where members of the LGBT community can openly discuss their own unique situations in being a caregiver for family members that have a chronic illness.

The support group will meet at the Pride Center of New Jersey in Highland Park on the third Tuesday evening of each month from 7:30 to 9 p.m.  The first meeting will commence on Sept. 17.

For more information, call (908) 264-8729.

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