Powerful Tools for Caregivers Leader Meeting and Sweet

PTC Leader Meet and Sweet is scheduled for Friday, March 6th at 1:00 at Jannus ! This will be an important gathering- with National, State, and Local PTC updates, ‘lessons learned’ from fellow leaders, and what’s in store for 2020. We will also have a sweet treat sharing session…. Very important to keep sweets going throughout the year!

Brain Injury Awareness Month -Stakeholder Day in D.C.

Received from Administration for Community Living: Please join the Administration for Community Living (ACL) this March in observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month. ACL will host Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Stakeholder Day on March 3, 2020, and a brown bag lunch during Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on March 4, 2020. Brain Injury Awareness … Continue reading Brain Injury Awareness Month -Stakeholder Day in D.C.

2020 ICA Legislative Lunch

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.  

What would make today a good day for you?

What would make today a good day for you? It is a question that one medical doctor started asking his patients to get to know them. Click here to read the whole story, A Soul Doctor and a Jazz Singer. Although this story is associated with the end of life, the question is one that … Continue reading What would make today a good day for you?

Powerful Tools for Caregivers -New 6-part session to start in February.

A new 6-part session of Powerful Tools for Caregivers will start in February and will be held on Boise State University’s campus. If you would like to learn more check out the attached flyer. Pre-registration is required. To register, email , call 208-947-4281, or go through this link. In this workshop series you will learn to: … Continue reading Powerful Tools for Caregivers -New 6-part session to start in February.

Senior Corps is 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 ashoup@jannus.org

2020 Governor Little’s State of the State Address

On January 6, 2020, Governor Little will hold his State of the State address. During which he will outline his policy priorities and budget recommendations for the 2020 legislative session.   You can watch a live streaming of the address by clicking on the following link, 2020 State of the State.

Understanding the difference between a parent and a caregiver?

Many times the term caregiver is understood to be caring for someone over the age of 18 with medical, physical, or mental complications. Yet, many young parents are put into a caregiving role when their peers get to parent.  Understanding what differentiates a parent from a caregiver helps us gain more understanding and build awareness … Continue reading Understanding the difference between a parent and a caregiver?

Today is the last day to provide public comment

Today is the last day to provide public comments against some proposed rule changes by the Department of Health and Human Services. This rule change would attempt to erase protections that prohibit government-funded programs from discriminating against the people they serve based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and in some cases religion.  Examples that … Continue reading Today is the last day to provide public comment