Do you have a family member or friend in need of care on a regular basis?
Do you ever take time off work to provide help and care?
Do your caregiving duties sometimes leave you exhausted, emotionally stressed, or physically ill?
Did you know that...
• More than 50 million Americans are caregivers
• Family caregivers make up 13% of the workforce
• As of 2005, an estimated 72 percent of caregivers are caring for parents or grandparents
Caregiver Support Resources
Permain Basin Area Agency on Aging (AAA) - Information regarding respite care and caregiver support.
Department of Aging & Disability Services offers a list of resources available to caregivers in Texas.
Cerebral Palsy Guide provides caregivers of children with cerebral palsy with information on prognosis and treatment options.