Being able to communicate during an emergency

Being able to communicate during an emergency is vital to helping first responders provide the care necessary and to contact your closest loved ones. And as we are aware, communication comes in many forms, from the spoken word, to ASL, to communication devices. The Institute on Disabilities provides a list of assistive technology that can aid in … Continue reading Being able to communicate during an emergency

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

Weekly live Cornonvirus tele-town hall hosted by AARP

Each Thursday, AARP will be hosting a telephonic town hall meeting where government experts will answer your questions and concerns with regards to COVID-19 or Cornonovirus. Each Thursday, AARP will be hosting a telephonic town hall meeting where government experts will answer your questions and concerns with regards to COVID-19 or Cornonovirus. Weekly live Cornonvirus … Continue reading Weekly live Cornonvirus tele-town hall hosted by AARP

COVID-19 and Caregiving

The Idaho Caregiver Alliance understands that many of you are trying hard to practice social distancing during COVID-19. We also know that some of you cannot. The best we can do with a virus our loved ones nor we have been exposed to, is take as many precautions as possible. We’ve pulled together some great … Continue reading COVID-19 and Caregiving

The Boise Screening of To Err is Human

Tomorrow is the day, the Boise screening of To Err is Human is finally here. This event, being hosted by the Center for the Study of Aging and Idaho Caregiver Alliance, will help bring awareness around medical mistakes and how community awareness can help prevent them. All proceeds will go to the Idaho Caregiver Alliance … Continue reading The Boise Screening of To Err is Human