• Caregiver Resources


    The National Family Caregiver Support program was established with the enactment of the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2000. The 2006 amendments to the Older Americans Act call for the program to provide information, support and assistance to family and friends who help care for:

    • A person age 60 and older
    • A person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia regardless of age, and
    • Grandparents or relative caregivers 55 years of age and older who are caring for grandchildren under age 18, or who are caring for someone with a severe disability who is 19 to 59 years of age.

    Services available through the caregiver support program include: