Election Day is only 11 days away! If you are registered to vote, there are many different options available to fit your needs. Early voting in Ada County is available at Boise Basque Center, Meridian and Boise City Halls, Eagle Hope Lutheran Church, and Ada County Election Office. On weekdays, the polls are open from … Continue reading Have You Made a Voting Plan?
According to the CDC, nutritious food is necessary for a strong immune system. During COVID-19, a well balanced diet might be more difficult to maintain. During times of high stress, nutritious food options are the last priority. Many individuals skip meals or forget to eat during the day. This pattern of behavior can lead to … Continue reading Do You Qualify for SNAP?
Caregivers often face negative feedback from family members that may not fully understand the situation. Especially as we approach the holiday season, navigating family relationships while caregiving can be difficult. An article from Daily Caring provides advice for having those conversations with loved ones and setting boundaries for the holiday season.
Do you have questions about respite? There are many different types of respite, including in- and out-of-home models. The ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center shares their publication The ABCs of Respite: A Consumer Guide for Family Caregivers. This guide explores not only the many types of respite, but also how to select the … Continue reading The ABCs of Respite: A Consumer Guide for Family Caregivers
Come have lunch with your legislators on February 26th on the first floor of the rotunda. This lunch is hosted by the Idaho Caregiver Alliance and afforded through generous sponsor donations.
The Idaho Caregiver Conference will be held on February 15, 2020, at 8 am. To find out more and register, click on this LINK We look forward to seeing you there.
Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020, for the RAISE Family Caregivers Act and/or the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Both of these councils are requesting your input to help them develop goals, objectives, best practices, and recommendations for their initial reports to Congress. Click here to read more about RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory … Continue reading Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020.
Do you manage someone else’s money? Would you like to understand your responsibilities as you manage that money, become aware of scams and potential financial exploitation, and learn where best to turn if you need help? The federal Comsumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Office of Older Americans, has released four guides to help understand what … Continue reading Do you manage someone else’s money?
ACL (Administration for Community Living) and the Family Caregiving Advisory Council is requesting public comments on the challenges faced by family caregivers. The public comment period is open to individuals as well as organizations who assist family caregivers. The information collected will help with the initial recommendations report to Congress and help the Council plan … Continue reading ACL Request for Public Comment on Challenges Faced by Caregivers
We are so excited to announce Governor Brad Little will be issuing a proclamation for National Family Caregivers Month in the Governor’s Ceremonial Office at 11 a.m. on November 7, 2019.