November is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)

Every November, we celebrate National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM) to recognize and honor those caring for a loved one, and to raise awareness, educate, and support for caregivers across the country. From full-time family caregivers to neighbors who have volunteered to pick up groceries for the person who lives next door, a caregiver can play … Continue reading November is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)

Family Respite Voucher Program

Caregivers of individuals who need support with personal care, supervision, and monitoring may find themselves in need of respite (or short breaks) from time-to-time. A program of Easterseals Colorado, the Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC), provides financial assistance for family caregivers across the state to access respite care through the Family Respite Voucher Program. Funds are … Continue reading Family Respite Voucher Program

Respite Care: A Break from Caregiving

Written by Meghan Kluth, VP of Respite Initiatives, Colorado Respite Coalition, a program of Easterseals Colorado November is National Family Caregivers Month and the 2019 theme is #BeCareCurious. Caregiving can be complicated and sometimes it is hard to know where to start when looking for resources. By being curious and learning which questions to ask, … Continue reading Respite Care: A Break from Caregiving