Do you have symptoms of caregiver stress?

The holidays are upon us, how are you measuring up on your caregiver stress? There are many stress assessments out there, here is one that the Alzheimer’s Association came up with called 10 symptoms of caregiver stress. This assessment is helpful for caregivers no matter if the loved one they’re taking care of has Alzheimer’s … Continue reading Do you have symptoms of caregiver stress?

Caring for Children with Emotional Disturbance

If you care for a child that has been diagnosed with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), respite is available for you. The Department of Health and Welfare offers resite care vouchers (up to two per 12 month period) for the legal guardians of youth with SED. They’ve partnered with BPA Health who manages these respite vouchers. … Continue reading Caring for Children with Emotional Disturbance

United Way of Treasure Valley needs your help

The United Way of Treasure Valley, in partnership of Saint Alphonsus, needs your assistance. If you live in Ada, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Malheur, Payette, or Washington County please take a moment to fill out this community assessment survey.  The informaiton from this survey will provide a high-level overview of community needs and helps community … Continue reading United Way of Treasure Valley needs your help

Molina Healthcare Believes in the ICA

It is no suprise, but last Thursday Molina Healthcare provided the Idaho Caregiver Alliance (ICA) a donation and said they believe in the mission and work we do. This work could not be done without each and every one of our family caregivers throughout Idaho, you help us get the job done.  We are so … Continue reading Molina Healthcare Believes in the ICA

Proclamation Signing

National Family Caregivers Month Proclamation Signing We did it! You did it! Together, we are bringing awareness of family caregivers throughout Idaho. To honor each Idaho family caregiver, Governor Brad Little signed a proclamation recognizing November as National Family Caregivers Month. To see the proclamation click on the image or title of this post.

Opening of Traumatic Brain Injury Center

The Administration for Community Living announced that the Human Services Research Institute in partnership with the National Association of State Head Injury are launching the Traumatic Brain Injury Technical Assistance and Resource Center. The goal of this new center is to help states promote access and supports to individuals who have sustained a TBI. To … Continue reading Opening of Traumatic Brain Injury Center