This page will have news and tips for caregivers.
Here’s a page with many tips for people giving care to people with Alzheimers. Click here to access the page.
Click to access Family and home caregiving resources from AARP
Getting Paid-For Caregiving
Click to access How to find paid help for caregiving
Caregiver Do’s and Don’ts for new caregivers
Click to access 8 rules for new caregivers
Maryland Caregivers Support Coordinating Council – click on the service name
National Family Caregiver Support Program – info on available services, assistance locating resources, financial assistance for respite care, education and supplemental services.
Maryland Access Point (MAP) – a gateway for older adults and those with disabilities. Info and assistance to allow one to stay in one’s home and plan for future needs. State partners include MD Dept of Aging, Disabilities & Health & Mental Hygiene, also Centers for Independent Living.
MD Technology Assistance Program – helps families get assistive technologies such as wheelchairs, adapted technologies, ramps and other home modifications.
Office of Adult Services Respite Care Program – provides a break to family caregivers, caring for an adult or child with disability or chronic health need.