On Friday, October 23, the sun was shining brightly on the USC Family Caregiver Support Center satellite office in Rosemead, and life also became a bit brighter for the area’s many caregivers as the center celebrated its grand opening.
Rosemead Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director and CEO Helen Hua led off the festivities as she discussed the importance of supporting caregivers and how the facility benefitted the community. Assemblyman and Trojan Ed Chau, representing the 49th assembly district, spoke of his personal connection to this project. He explained the challenges he faced as his father’s caregiver over the last few years of his life and the support available as he helps care for his elderly mother.
Representatives from County Supervisor Hilda Solis, Congresswoman Judy Chu, and Senator Ed Hernandez office spoke about this wonderful addition to the community. CC DeGraff of the California Mission Inn discussed how thankful they were to provide a location for this worthy cause.
The new Family Caregiver Support Center satellite office
is located at 4807 Earle Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770.