Supporting Vet & Family Caregivers in COVID19

Supporting Military, Veteran, & Family Caregivers During COVID19. This checklist/document was shared by AARP Family Caregiving with the hope we can reach even more of our service members, veterans, and their caregivers.  For a printable version click here, checklist.

3 Way to Save Lives and Show the Spread of COVID-19

3 Way to Save Lives and Show the Spread of COVID-19. This document was created and brought to you by the ICA and AARP Idaho. Click here for a printable version.  We are so grateful for the partnerships we have statewide and know we could not do this without you. 

Request for Funding of the Lifespan Respite Care Act

Thank you, to our national Members of the House, for sending a bipartisan request for funding of the Lifespan Respite Care Act. Idaho, like many other states, relies upon this kind of support to help alleviate the caregiving burdens many of our family caregivers endure. To read the letter sent, click here. The House also … Continue reading Request for Funding of the Lifespan Respite Care Act

Need financing for assistive technology?

The Idaho Assistive Technology Project sent out information about the Idaho Assistive Technology Alternative Finance Program, which can help by providing low-interest loans.  These loans can help individuals with disabilities and their families purchase assistive technology, increasing independence, and improve quality of life. Read more by clicking here; the link will lead you to the Idaho … Continue reading Need financing for assistive technology?

ICA Legislative Lunch Updates

ICA Legislative Lunch is this Wednesday at 11:30 AM. Please join us for this opportunity to share your caregiving story and journey with your Idaho Representative or Senator.  Event Details: Wednesday, February 26th at 11:30 AM. 1st Floor of the Rotunda, Idaho State Capitol, Boise, ID. Please RSVP to help us with a headcount by … Continue reading ICA Legislative Lunch Updates

A true gift for Valentine’s Day

A true gift for Valentine’s Day, is a gift to the 9th Annual Idaho Caregiver Conference. The conference will be held in Boise this Saturday. If you’re still stuck on what to get that wonderful caregiver in your life, this is a great gift that will keep on giving.  To learn more and to register, … Continue reading A true gift for Valentine’s Day

Be informed: imposter phone and email scams

Please be cautious of the imposter phone and email scams. With the US census starting, the political season heating up, and well, just methods of scamming are becoming more refined, government imposter phone and email scams have increased.  Here is an excellent notice released by the Administration for Community Living on January 30, 2020. ACL has partnered … Continue reading Be informed: imposter phone and email scams

Don’t forget to submit your input

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

ICA to host To Err is Human

The Idaho Caregiver Alliance, in partnership with the Center for the Study of Aging, invites you to join us for a premiere showing of To Err Is Human in Boise. The event aligns with Patient Safety Awareness Week and will include a reception, presentation of To Err is Human, and a panel discussion with health … Continue reading ICA to host To Err is Human

Advocate at the Capitol for Alzheimer’s

Are you interested in being an advocate at the Idaho State Capitol for Alzheimer’s and other dementias? The Idaho Alzheimer’s Association can help you out with training and even the logding if you are traveling from outside the Treasure Valley. All of this will help gear up for the 2020 Alzheimer’s Advcocacy Day on February … Continue reading Advocate at the Capitol for Alzheimer’s