Caregiver Support
Helping Family Caregivers with Support and Services

 

The FTAAAD Family Caregiver Support Program will provide support to family caregivers of any age who are providing care for an older family member. 

 

Services that can be provided include information about the availability of support services, assistance in gaining access to services, individual counseling to help make decisions and solve problems, in-home respite care, and supplemental services, such as home delivered meals, personal care, homemaker services, and minor home modifications.

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WHERE CAN I FIND THE RESOURCES I NEED?
FTAAAD's Family Caregiver Support Program offers caregivers counseling, access to community resources and support services, and help with issues like respite care, adult day care, stress management and decision-making. CLICK HERE to learn more.

HELP FOR GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN
While contending with their own issues, many grandparents are raising grandchildren because their children are facing their own difficulties and are unwilling or unable to care for the grandchildren. CLICK HERE to learn more.

TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF WHILE CARING FOR SOMEONE ELSE
Caregiver stress syndrome is a condition characterized by physical, mental and emotional exhaustion. Other caregivers are simply frustrated by the overwhelming needs of their loved one, or the financial and other resources needed to care for someone with a long-term illness or disability. CLICK HERE to learn more.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE/DEMENTIA RESOURCES
There are a number of resources available that can help you with referrals to local community programs and services; dementia-related education; crisis assistance; and emotional support. CLICK HERE to learn more.

CANCER RESOURCES
Learn about community resources that can help guide you from the initial diagnosis through doctor visits, surgeries and other treatments – and into recovery. CLICK HERE to learn more.

QUARTERLY CAREGIVER NEWSLETTER
Family caregiving is stressful, but the more you know, the more confident and capable you will be when providing care. FTAAAD offers a quarterly caregiver newsletter filled with information and helpful tips. CLICK HERE to learn more.