LIVING

Caregiver Support & Training

 

The Morning Pointe Foundation is improving the quality of life for caregivers and their loved ones by:

  • Increasing public awareness of senior caregiving needs and challenges
  • Investing in caregiver trainings, scholarships and service-learning opportunities with
    community colleges, universities and centers on aging
  • Creating resource rooms for the general public in The Lantern Alzheimer’s Center of Excellences
  • Supporting educational, clinical and wellness
    initiatives that strengthen caregivers

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Caregiving increases the risk for heart attack, cancer, stroke, flu and even the common cold.

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Of family caregivers have clinically significant symptoms of depression.

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Say caregiving duties have a negative effect on their job.

Caregiver Resources

To improve a caregiver’s success or to relieve a caregiver’s stress, call womenshealth.gov at 800-994-9662 (TDD: 888-220-5446) or contact the following organizations:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Phone: 800-633-4227

Eldercare Locator, Administration on Aging, HHS
Phone: 800-677-1116

Family Caregiver Alliance
Phone: 800-445-8106

National Alliance for Caregiving

National Family Caregivers Association
Phone: 800-896-3650

The National Respite Locator Service
Phone: 919-490-5577