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Caregivers provide care for another person who needs help with everyday tasks because of aging, illness, injury or disability. This includes helping with things like shopping, cooking, laundry and personal care. Providing care for a loved one can be very rewarding, but it's also important to take care of yourself and know your limits.
Below you can find resources, training and links to support family caregivers.
Oregon's Family Caregiver Support Program helps caregivers support their loved ones and themselves. Some of the program's services include:
The program helps family members and friends who care for:
This program also help grandparents or relative caregivers who are at least 55 years old and who care for:
Call the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) of Oregon at 855-ORE-ADRC (855-673-2372).
Oregon Care Partners offers free, high-quality classes about caring for older adults and people living with Alzheimer's. The State of Oregon provides funding to Oregon Care Partners so they can provide services to anyone who lives or works in Oregon.
Classes teach caregivers how to provide care that meets a person's physical, mental and emotional needs. They also encourage self-care and personal wellness for caregivers. Learning how to provide care and knowing what to expect can reduce the stress that caregivers feel and lead to more positive interactions and outcomes.
You can browse Oregon Care Partner's classes and create an account if you want to register for a class.
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