Appomattox, VA (VR) – The Babcock Inn, a premier level Porch Partner of A Mother’s Rest (AMR), will be hosting another 3-night respite retreat August 19 – 22nd exclusively for bio and adoptive moms of children with disabilities, women caring for their Wounded Warriors and other spouses, and those caring for their own aging parents. The inn is a fully restored turn of the century beauty that guests will enjoy relaxing in or returning to after visiting the local National Historical Park to view relics from the Civil War, touring the village of Appomattox Courthouse or browsing Main Street shops. The Babcock Inn has generously offered seven weekends in 2022 for these parents and caregivers, including one for dads/men. This is their third year serving these caregivers from all over the region.
This type of retreat is one of hundreds scheduled each year that AMR coordinates to provide recuperative rest and therapeutic fellowship to moms & other female caregivers of loved ones with disabilities and/or chronic illness. The benefits of proactive self-care have been long overlooked in the disability community. Acknowledging the emotional and physical impacts parents and caregivers face is imperative in ensuring the best long-term care to their loved ones.
The mission of AMR is to provide affordable, year-round, in-person respite and fellowship opportunities for mothers and other caregivers of children/adults/spouses with disabilities. Partnerships with inns across the country like The Scarborough Inn affords guests of the program the opportunity for recuperative rest and rejuvenation.
A Mother’s Rest, as a 501c3 non profit, relies entirely on donations to support our respite events. For more information on our mission, retreats, and how you can help please visit our website.
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Jennifer Iwan at 804-399-6687 or email at email@example.com.
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