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Mission Statement

The Well Spouse Association, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization, supports the needs of individuals caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled spouse or partner. We offer a variety of peer support platforms to help our members deal with the special challenges and unique issues well spouses face every day.

Description

To achieve this mission the Well Spouse Association:

  • coordinates a national network of Support Groups
  • facilitates a Mentor program
  • publishes a newsletter (Mainstay)
  • hosts a website (www.wellspouse.org) with resources for coping and survival skills, which includes an online chat forum for spousal caregivers
  • organizes regional respite weekends and a national conference for caregivers
  • administrates a closed Facebook group, Spousal Caregivers - Well Spouse Association.
  • provides continuing support for members whose spouses have died
  • advocates on behalf of spousal caregivers
  • seeks out new initiatives to help caregiver spouses and their families cope with the emotional and financial stresses associated with chronic illness and/or disability

Website

http://www.ellspouse.org

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