Caregiver Assistance:

National Family Caregiver Support Program:

The Family Caregiver Support Program provides information and assistance to family members, neighbors and friends who care for adults 60 years old and older, and persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder (regardless of age); grandparents and relative caregivers of children no older than 18 and relative caregivers of an adult child 18-59 with a disability.  Funding assistance is available to help caregivers with temporary respite or supplemental services like adaptive aids, transportation, etc.., and is also available to grandparents or relative caregivers 55 years of age and older who care for children under the age of 19, or care for a relative with a disability who is 19–59 years of age.

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Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Support Program: 

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Family and Caregiver Support Program (AFCSP) was created to enhance the lives of informal and family caregivers while helping people with dementia remain living in the community as long as possible.  Funding to assist caregivers of persons with a dementia related diagnosis to help with temporary respite or supplemental services like adaptive aids, transportation, or other things to help caregivers may be available.

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For more information about these caregiver programs or to make a referral, please contact the ADRC of Buffalo and Pepin Counties at (866) 578-2372.