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Caregiver Assistance Program

Who is Eligible?

The care recipients must be at least 60 years of age. If the care recipients has Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia, there is no age qualification.

  • Information and referrals for resources and services in your community

  • Individual counseling to help make decisions in your caregiver role

  • Support groups

  • Respite care

  • Other services that complement your caregiver duties

It can feel overwhelming providing care for another person, but neglecting your own well-being can be harmful to you both. You may benefit from the services your local Area Agency on Aging can provide. 

Services are limited to funds available.

Services Available

Caregivers taking care of seniors, elders and children need services and assistance to help with their duties
Caregiver

Are you a Caregiver?

Do you help someone with any of the following?

  • Transportation

  • Housework

  • Preparing Meals

  • Medications

  • Medical Appointments

  • Managing Finances

  • Getting Dressed

  • A Chronic Condition Such as Diabetes or Dementia

Have you experienced any of the following?

  • Made adjustments to work, time spent with family or friends

  • Sleep disturbances at night

  • No time to work on hobbies

  • Feeling completely overwhelmed

  • Experienced anxiety about the future

  • Exhaustion making it nearly impossible to complete necessary everyday tasks

  • Lack of concentration