Family Caregiver Grants
Federal grants from the Department of Health and Human Services, administered through the states, are available to help family caregivers provide care for the elderly. The grants support both home and community-based services. Learn how to find family caregiver grants.
Articles About Family Caregiver Grants
- National Survey Underscores Need for Eldercare Strategy
A nationwide survey reveals that most elders are (or expect to be) cared for by their family members. Nearly half of the caregivers surveyed claimed that they would benefit from some outside assistance, researchers found that only 15 percent took advantage of these kinds of programs.
- Benefits at Work for Caregivers
There are no federal mandates to deal with the time off that accompanies caregiving; however, you can find employee benefits for working caregivers. Many caregivers don't know that they have protections at work. Find out what employee benefits you can receive as a caregiver.
- How “Role Reversal” or Other Catch Phrases Skew Your Thoughts
Even if you are "parenting your parent," you must remember that they are still your elders. This can be frustrating for both parties, but try to honor their role and yours as you shift into this role as caregiver.