Caregivers provide unpaid help to older adults who are living in the community and need assistance to continue living safely in their own homes. They include spouses, adult children, adult relatives, and friends. These caregivers may provide assistance such as shopping, bathing, dressing or preparing meals, or they might arrange for and oversee services such as home maintenance, paying bills, or other like services.
Without caregivers, seniors who have been able to continue to live at home might need institutionalization in a long-term care facility.
What is the Family Caregiver Support Program?
The Family Caregiver Support Program is designed to support caregivers as they care for family members with chronic illness or disabilities who are living at home.
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