Bereaved Caregivers Retreat

 Our Bereaved Caregivers Retreat is a special, no cost program for family/friend primary caregivers whose loved one has died within the past 2 years.

 When Caregiving Ends ... What's Next?
A Weekend, Overnight Retreat to Renew, Refresh, and Rebuild

Friday, October 23 - Sunday, October 25, 2020

*Applications for 2020 Retreat will be accepted starting June 1, 2020 

Our Bereaved Caregivers Retreat will help you:


  • Connect with other former caregivers who "get it" and have "walked in your shoes"

  • Practice self-care and relaxation

  • Share your caregiving experience 

  • Commemorate your loved one

  • Refocus your life now that your caregiving role has ended

  • Enjoy renewal activities, communal meals, and camaraderie 

  For information or to apply, 

please contact Jim Rossi, or


AARP wrote about our first Bereaved Caregivers Retreat in 2017. Read the article here.

Thank you to our sponsors, Colleen & Ron Luzier


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Thank you to the Montgomery County Council and its talented film crew for featuring our 2018 Bereaved Caregivers Retreat in their latest video and telling the story of this important program.

2019 Bereaved Caregivers Retreat

2018 Bereaved Caregivers Retreat


CaringMatters provides social supports and community education so that no one dies or grieves alone.  


Phone: 301-869-HOPE (4673)

Registered Charity: 52-1591455

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CaringMatters is a 501(c)(3) non-profi­t organization registered with the State of Maryland, and our EIN is 52-1591455. A copy of our current ­financial statement is available by contacting CaringMatters, Inc. at 518 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 or at 301-869-4673. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary.