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
Caregiving increases the risk for heart attack, cancer, stroke, flu and even the common cold.
Of family caregivers have clinically significant symptoms of depression.
Say caregiving duties have a negative effect on their job.
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
Eldercare Locator, Administration on Aging, HHS
Family Caregiver Alliance
National Family Caregivers Association
The National Respite Locator Service