Older Adult Caregiver of Adults with Disability

Do You Care for an Adult with a Disability?

Support for an older relative caregiver of an adult age 18-59 with a non-dementia disability

Things You Need to Know

Caregiver is:

  • An individual age 55 and older
  • Related by blood, marriage, or adoption
  • Can be the biological parent

Care Receiver is:

  • An individual age 18-59 with a disability
    *In this category the caregiver and care receiver must live in the same residence

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 $600 a month to purchase approved services and supplies such as respite or personal care and incontinence supplies or medical supplies not covered by insurance.