Department of Children and Families provides Adult Protective Services. They help adults who may be at risk of being harmed or neglected. DCF also helps adults who are unable to take care of themselves. Clients may be elderly or have a disability. Please call 1.800.962.2873 or visit website for more information.
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Two caregiver support groups are offered:
The Adult Children Support Group - The focus is on issues, concerns and questions adult children face as they care for a parent with memory loss. We also assist in teaching more about memory loss.
The Nursing Home/Assisted Living Issues Support Group - Topics covered:
- How to be active in the loved one's care
- How to make your visits more meaningful
- How to resolve concerns and communicate with facility staff
- State and federal regulations governing nursing homes and assisted living facilities
- The care plan process
This group is a closed meeting for family members only. Call for more information.
The NIA offers information and resources on aging. They help others learn to be caregivers. This is for a friend or family member with a serious health condition. Please call or visit website for more information.
Toll Free: 1.800.222.2225
Volunteers offer friendly visits for brief periods to those who would like some companionship in their own home. Respite care is also available for brief periods to allow a caregiver some time to themselves or to run errands. Receive a friendly phone call from one of our FISH volunteers. Call for more information.
We offer a support group designed for those who have early stage dementia and are seeking information and support. The group includes:
- Adjusting to new situations
- Coping with changes and feelings related to memory loss
- Topics such as questions and concerns about memory loss
- Wellness and support systems
This group meets twice per month for a four month period. Those interested must be interviewed first to determine whether this type of group is right for them. Call for more information.
The Heights Foundation offers Elder Services, such as:
- Hot Lunch
- Supportive Programs
Call for more information.
The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and caregivers find state and local resources. It is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging.
Please call or visit the website to learn more.
Home Health Care Agencies provides referrals. A care advisor may be available to speak with you about your options. Please call or visit website for more information.
Elderly Services offers the following:
- Coordination of in-home services for low-income seniors who are isolated and/or frail
- Health assessment
- Telephone reassurance project
Call for more information.
This group runs a Feeding Seniors program. It is a food distribution program for seniors. Seniors aged 60 and over are eligible to use the program. Please call or visit the website for locations and more information.
- Care and Share Senior Feeding Program
- Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)