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Caregiver Support for Older Adults

At any age, caregiving is a challenging role physically, emotionally, and financially. But this role takes on new challenges if the caregiver is an older adult. Discover supportive programs that can help you better provide for your loved one and avoid burnout.
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The Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program provides subsidized housing for older adults with low income. Learn how it works.

Jul 21, 2023

A Guide to Section 202 Supportive Housing for Older Adults

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Congregate meals bring older adults together in convenient community settings. Learn how these programs support overall health and well-being.

Feb 9, 2023

What Is a Congregate Meal? How Do They Benefit Older Adults?

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Rideshare work for companies like Lyft provides caregivers a flexible space to earn income. This fact sheet breaks down some statistics about caregivers who drive for Lyft.

Dec 9, 2022

Work Hour Flexibility Means Many Caregivers Choose to Drive with Lyft

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November marks National Family Caregivers Month, a time to celebrate and support the millions of unpaid family caregivers who provide vital care nationwide.

Oct 28, 2022

How to Support Family Caregivers Taking Care of Older Adults

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The pandemic has underscored the essential work that caregivers do to keep our families safe and power an economy that is still struggling to rebound.

Nov 23, 2021

Rosie the Riveter Is Now Cristina the Caregiver, and She’s Ready to Build Back Better

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An older adult, senior father has his arm around his U.S. veteran son - both are smiling with pride.

Aug 4, 2021

VA Offers Support Services to Caregivers of Veterans

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“When you have a good [woman] friend, that person is part of your breath,” especially as you age.

May 10, 2021

Women Friendships: Built to Last

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Senior Asian man is paying at the grocery register with his two granddaughters, while all are wearing their masks during the pandemic.

Apr 9, 2021

How Seniors Can Get Help Paying for Food with SNAP

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An older female caregiver has her arms around her senior female loved one as they both stare happily outside.

Jun 21, 2018

What Is a Representative Payee and Who Can Become One?

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