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FINDING HELP n Caregiving n Help for Consumers ities, exercises, recreation, and entertainment. Our compassionate and professional staff will Caregiving included. Please call for a personal tour and freecare for your loved one through the day. Lunch is Today five million Americans provide unpaid lunch. PLEASE SEE OUR ADS ON PAGES 84 AND health care to their loved ones. With a collective THE BACK COVER. value of nearly $200 billion a year, caregiving can be as complex as full-time nursing care or as simple Additional Resources as telephone calls made on a regular basis. Caregiving........................... www.caregiving.com Caregiving works best when the caregiver takes A support system for caregivers with a monthly caregivers should. Schedule respite breaks regu- newsletter, tips on how to deal with the stresses of larly with other family members, or call community caregiving, and online support groups. resources that can help. Children of Aging Parents .............. 800-227-7294 nCaregiver Resources www.fsabc.org/mission/adult PO Box 167, Richboro PA 18954 Care to Stay Home......................... 509-340-1359 www.caps4caregivers.org 12810 East Nora Avenue, Suite A-1 Information and referral. Quarterly newsletter Spokane Valley WA 99216 available with a reasonable membership fee. www.caretostayhomespokane.com It’s no wonder we’re The Eldercare Locator.................... 800-677-1116 Everyone’s 1st Choice in www.eldercare.gov Home Care! Only the finest, This nationwide directory assistance service is most experienced, and trusted caregivers are hand designed to help older persons and caregivers selected to work with our clients, because our locate local and national support resources for clients deserve the very best! We will provide care aging Americans. from 2 to 24 hours per day. PLEASE SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 34 AND ARTICLE ON PAGE 102. National Family Caregiver Association..................................... 800-896-3650 Gentiva Home Health 10400 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 500 www.gentiva.com Kensington MD 20895 Spokane County ......................... 509-473-4900 www.thefamilycaregiver.org Kootenai County ........................ 208-667-5470 Information and support for individuals who pro- Gentiva Home Health vide care for others at any state of their lives or with is the area’s only home any disease or disability. health agency with disease-specific clinical specialties to ensure that nCaregiver Training patients achieve the best results possible. Gentiva Home Health is a covered benefit under Medicare Aging & Long Term Care of A, and may be available at no cost. We provide Eastern Washington (ALTCEW) ...... 509-458-2509 nursing; physical, occupational, and speech ther- 1222 North Post Street, Spokane WA 99201 apies; and medical social work in a patient’s own Fax 509-458-2003 home. PLEASE SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 2. action@altcew.org www.altcew.org Providence Adult Day Health ........ 509-482-2475 Washington State requires in-home caregivers 6018 North Astor, Spokane WA 99208 (agency and individual providers) providing care www.providenceadh.org to consumers receiving COPES, MPC, and chore Providence Adult Day services to attend caregiver training. ALTCEW Health is a structured day provides caregiver training under the Northwest program for frail elderly and persons with disabil- Training Partnership. Classes are also open to un- ities to support independent living and to provide paid family caregivers. PLEASE SEE OUR ARTI- caregiver respite. Included are therapeutic activ- CLES ON PAGES 67 AND 101. 94


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