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Welcome to the Arizona Caregiver Coalition website! Are you caring for a loved one who is either aging, a child or an adult dealing with a chronic condition, or living with a disability? The Arizona Caregiver Coalition was created to support you and your family (that includes everyone). This site was made just for you and so many others like you. You are not alone. We offer support and help finding access to information, assistance, answers, new ideas and helpful options for you and your loved one. Here are a couple of helpful links to get you started:
Not sure if you’re a family caregiver? – Caregiver Self Assessment Tool
Respite Vouchers now available for all counties throughout Arizona for family caregivers of all ages. Now accepting applications and re-certifications.
Call the statewide Caregiver Resource Line, Toll-Free at 1-888-737-7494 and email us at CRL@AZCaregiver.net and request a Respite Voucher application. Our respite vouchers are available for family caregivers who need help to take a short break from the duties associated with your caring for a loved one. This program is sponsored by the Arizona Caregiver Coalition and our collaborative partners, the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Aging and Adult Services, and the Area Agencies on Aging.
to get more details on how the program works or if you have any further questions call Toll Free 1-888-737-7494
CLICK HERE to learn about resources and services available in Arizona!
Support for caregivers is critical for them to stay healthy so they can keep helping their loved ones. Duet, a non-profit interfaith organization, is offering a Caregiver Symposium: “How to Find Hope While Coping with Stress and Grief” on October 6 at Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix.
Renowned researcher, educator and psychologist Dr. Pauline Boss will share proven techniques to help caregivers deal with losses and how to reclaim hope amidst grief. Her session for family caregivers will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Includes lunch) and her session for professionals and students will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Each session is only $20 and to register visit www.duetaz.org.
For more information call Duet at (602) 274-5022.
Duet Caregiver Symposium: Find hope while coping with stress and grief
If you are a family member who cares for someone with a disability, whether a child or an adult, combining personal, caregiving, and everyday helping a loved one we are here to help you. Call the statewide Caregiver Resource Line, Toll-Free 1-888-737-7494, email: CRL@AZCaregiver.net
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