Some caregiver tools for hard times.

There are times as a caregiver our hearts smile, but then there are times we can feel sad, isolated, and depressed. Being a caregiver tends to inspire ingenuity for finding ways to get through the hard times. In the article, Family caregivers discuss ways to alleviate stress during the holiday season, caregivers suggest some common … Continue reading Some caregiver tools for hard times.

Senior Corps looking for volunteers

Senior Corps is looking for volunteers who are 55 and older and like working with children. There is a small stipend, assistance with gas mileage, and the satisfaction that you’re making a difference in the life of a child.  If you are interested please email your interest and information to

Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandkids

Input is needed to help the Administration for Community Living, the RAISE Family Caregivers Act, and the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act build a report to include best practices, resources, and other useful information. “This report will be delivered to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Congress, and the state agencies responsible for carrying … Continue reading Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandkids

Are you in need of respite?

Are you in need of respite? There are programs scattered around Idaho offering some form of respite service. Check out the current list of programs that are supported in part by grant monies received through the Idaho Commission on Aging from the US Administration of Community Living click on the following link, Respite programs in … Continue reading Are you in need of respite?

The Alzheimer’s Association has helpful classes

The Alzheimer’s Association has released a few modules that are geared towards schools in public health and other related disciplines. That being said, if you are interested in learning more about cognitive health, cognititve impairment, and Alzheimer’s disease you might find these modules interesting and informative.  Currently there are four modules: A public Health Crisis … Continue reading The Alzheimer’s Association has helpful classes

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

Idaho Caregiver Alliance News Brief

Idaho Caregiver Alliance News Brief The Idaho Caregiver Alliance is excited to share some information with you which is why we created an ICA News Brief. Hopefully, your inbox just received it. But, just in case you missed the news, Here is what the brief included. Breaking News: We are excited to announce that Governor … Continue reading Idaho Caregiver Alliance News Brief