Aging In Place
Connecticut’s National Family Caregiver Support Program
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How can this program help me?

This program provides services to you so that you can take a break or rest from caregiving. Services may include:

  • Information and referrals: Learn how to give care and learn about services, community resources, and other local programs that can help you and the person you are caring for.
  • Assessment: Get one-on-one help to assess the needs of the person you are caring for and find additional options for community-based services.
  • Training and support: Attend caregiver support groups and get counseling on how to make decisions as a caregiver, solve problems, and manage stress.
  • Temporary relief services: Get in-home respite care, adult day care, or emergency respite services for the person you are caring for, so that you can take a break from caregiving.
  • Other services: Get additional help, on a limited basis, to enhance the care you are giving.

How do I get help?

To find out how to apply for this program, please contact your local Area Agency on Aging.

Frequently Asked Questions

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

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