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The Caregiver Appreciation Series that DDS is sponsoring in partnership with The Arc of Massachusetts will run from November 2020 through March 2021
  • Department of Developmental Services
Title: Caregiver Appreciation Series 2021

Caregiving Around the Clock

Caregiver Appreciation Series | January 2021 - March 2021

National Family Caregivers Month – celebrated each November – is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country, a time to celebrate the contributions of caregivers and provide them with tools that they need. Across Massachusetts, more than 18,000 families are caring for a family member with an intellectual or developmental disability in the home. More than 9,000 of these family members are adults.

The Department of Developmental Services has joined with
The Arc of Massachusetts to provide information, resources,
support, and strategies to help caregivers stay strong and

This year’s theme, Caregiving Around the Clock, certainly
brings light to how caregivers have worked tirelessly in
providing for loved ones during the pandemic. This series
will begin in November and extend through March 2021.
Future topics for February and March are forthcoming.
Many sessions will also be recorded and made available on
demand via YouTube if you are unable to attend.

Please visit Caregiver Appreciation Series 2021 for more information



Department of Developmental Services  

The Department of Developmental Services provides supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder to enhance opportunities to become fully engaged members of their community.