Caregiver Programs

Education and Support Groups
Gatherings of people who share a common health concern or interest and meet on a regular, defined basis; may be led by a layperson, a health care professional, or both.

Adult Day Services
Daytime personal care and meals in a supervised group community setting; may include social and recreational activities, training, and counseling.

Mobile Day Care
Adult day services provided by staff who travel from a central location on a daily basis to various sites, primarily (but not limited to) rural areas.

Kinship Care Programs
Services for grandparents and other relatives raising children; may include services such as case management, counseling, access to respite (examples: summer camps and child care), and information about special services (examples: legal assistance, tutoring, and respite).

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Training Curriculum
Click here for modules. This training curriculum was developed by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) for workforce development purposes.

Respite Care 
Services that offer a brief period of rest for family caregivers, either in the home or on a short-term basis in institutional settings.

The Division of Aging Services (DAS) administers this program through the Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs). Contact your local AAA for more information.