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

RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Virtual Meeting

ACL is pleased to announce the second meeting of the advisory council established by the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act. This is available online.ACL is pleased to announce the second meeting of the advisory council established by the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act. This is … Continue reading RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Virtual Meeting

Please be cautious of the 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 Please be cautious of the imposter phone and email scams

Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020.

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.

ICA to host To Err is Human, March 10th.

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, March 10th.

Advocate at the Capitol for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

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 and Other Dementias

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.

Idaho Commission on Aging to develop a four-year statewide plan

The Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) is developing a four-year statewide Senior Services Plan and has contracted with Idaho State University to assess Idaho‚Äôs needs.  This survey is about your experiences with the services and resources in your community that assist older adults with living independently.  These are also services and resources that provide older … Continue reading Idaho Commission on Aging to develop a four-year statewide plan

North Idaho Love

This past July the Idaho Caregiver Alliance and the Idaho Commission on Aging visited North Idaho to host the Caregiving in Idaho: Lifespan Respite Summit. While we were in Coeur d’Alene, we were embraced by so many lovely individuals who support Idaho’s family caregivers. One of those wonderful organizations was Hospice of North Idaho.  To … Continue reading North Idaho Love