Connect With Caregiver Support And Resources

Connect With Caregiver Support And Resources

Find help from organizations and support groups focused on caregiving. Share experiences with others and receive personal support. Your caregiver community can also introduce you to funding that can help you financially as a caregiver.

Caregiver Organizations

You can find caregiver resources through Anthem.  Or, contact national organizations like the Caregiver Action Network  (CAN). They provide education, peer support, and resources to caregivers across the country free of charge. Call the CAN help desk for more information at 1-855-227-3640.  Another option is to look for caregiver services by state. 

Caregiver Support Groups

Connect with other caregivers in peer groups. Tell your personal stories and talk through your caregiver journey challenges. Join groups that are specific to your loved one’s health situation. You can speak with others sharing your experience in caregiving for conditions such as dementia, cancer, mental illness, and more.  Go to groups locally for in-person meetings. Find online caregiver communities on Facebook  and in online forums. 

Caregiver Financial Resources

You have resources for financial assistance while caregiving. Your state’s government and the federal government offer programs to help you receive funding for your dedicated care.

 

Medicaid Cash And Counseling Programs

If your loved one has a disability or chronic condition and is eligible for Medicaid, they could qualify for financial assistance . It can be used to pay for necessary home and community-based services and support, including your payment as a caregiver.

 

Veteran Services

If your loved one is a veteran, they might be eligible for veteran-directed home and community-based services. The funds can be applied to paying you as a caregiver or hiring additional caregiver support.  Call the VA Caregiver Support line at 1-855-260-3274 .

 

You are part of a community of 90 million Americans who provide care. Connect with others to find inspiration and to overcome the challenges of caregiving together.