Family Caregiver Program

General Information:

–     This is a state-funded program created to help families sustain their efforts to care for older relatives with chronic illness or disability in their homes.

–     The Family Caregiver program is available through the Commission and local Area Agency on Aging & Disability.

–     There are no income eligibility requirements; however, there is a sliding fee scale based on income.

Program Eligibility:

–     Adult family members (age 18 years or older) or other adult informal caregivers providing care to individuals 60 years of age or older; or individuals any age with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

Services include:

–     Homemaker services: Help with household chores or errands like laundry, sweeping, mopping or grocery shopping.

–     Personal care: Assistance with bathing, toileting and meal preparation

–     Respite Care

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