Support for an older relative caregiver of an adult age 18-59 with a non-dementia disability
Things You Need to Know
Caregiver assumes primary responsibility for the provision of care
Care Receiver must be age 18-59 with a non-dementia disability
The older adult must be 55 or over
Caregiver and Care Receiver are related by blood, marriage or adoption including biological parent
Care Receiver must have substantial limitation in at least one area of functioning
How the Program Works
The Area Agency on Aging will complete an assessment of the caregiver and care receiver. A home visit will occur.
Depending on household income, a caregiver is eligible for up to $200 a month to purchase approved services and supplies such as respite or personal care and incontinence supplies or medical supplies not covered by insurance.