Nearly one out of every four U.S. households is involved with caregiving (23% or 22.4 million households). Nearly 7 million of them are long distance caregivers.
Caregivers can be neighbors, daughters, sons, nieces, nephews, family friends, or faith community family. Caregivers can provide a range of support from grocery shopping, snow removal, a friendly visit, and more direct support such as meal preparation, bathing, dressing, housekeeping and 24 hour care. Regardless of what you do, you are a caregiver.
Caregiver Support Services
If you’re a caregiver you too can receive support and services to help you continue to take care of your loved one and also take care of yourself. Find out more about Caregiver Support services such as counseling, in home care, Caregiver Coordination and more by contacting 855-200-2372.
Learn How to Assist with Personal Tasks
Caregiving Step by Step DVD - available for $20 this DVD offers practical education on how to complete tasks for your loved one safely including transfer training, mealtime, oral care along with helpful strategies and solutions for caregivers of older adults. Click above to view the content of the dvd. To order the DVD contact 855-200-2372.
Safety and Fall prevention
It is not uncommon for caregivers to visit a loved one and suddenly realize something has changed. 10 warning signs your loved one may need help.
A risk for falling can increase with health decline or can be a result of decreased balance or home design. Learn more about fall prevention.
Join the conversation, chat regularly with the caregiver care manager at CPAAA and provide your feedback and expertise to a posted topic each week. Follow the weekly topics on CPAAA's Facebook and join the conversation every Friday by clicking on Caregiver Chat.