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    Programs that provide training for family members and other informal caregivers which focuses on care-related activities such as medication management, personal care and making the home environment safe and barrier-free as well as on stress management and other techniques to help the caregiver take care of him or herself. The focus of the training is on building the skills and capacity of the caregiver to manage their caregiving role. Some programs include a caregiver assessment, development of an individualized plan that focuses on the caregiver, setting goals and establishing a routine for ongoing support for the caregiver.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Caregiver Program - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingProvides a variety of services for family caregivers, including special events, training, and information and referral/assistance.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Caregiver Support, Respite Care and Healthcare Options (Veterans Affairs Medical Center) - Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office, Washington, DCProvides the following services for eligible individuals: - caregiver training - caregiver support (in-person and over the phone) - respite care (in-home care, VA community center, adult day facility) - home health care (skilled assistance, homemaker assistance, primary care) - adult day health care Denver CountyVeteran Affairs Medical Center - Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office, Washington, DCDepartment of Veterans Affairs Central Office Washington DC
    Colorado Respite Coalition (Jefferson) - Easter Seals ColoradoSupports respite care through: - advocacy - assisting individuals searching for respite care - training respite providers and caregivers - information and referral to community resources - financial assistance, as funds are availableJefferson CountyJefferson - Easter Seals ColoradoEaster Seals Colorado
    Education & Classes (Colorado Springs) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNAMI provides free educational programs for individuals living with mental illness and their families. These programs include caregiver education, adult education, parent education, and military specific education.El Paso CountyColorado Springs - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado
    Family Caregiver Program - Cheyenne VillageThe Family Caregiver Program allows an individual the opportunity to become a paid caregiver to their family member with a developmental disability. For more information, call (719) 572-7457. El Paso CountyCheyenne VillageCheyenne Village
    Family Caregiver Support / Area Agency on Aging (Weld)The Family Caregiver Support Program offers support, resources and information to assist family caregivers in finding relief and assistance through a variety of respite and support programs.Weld CountyArea Agency on Aging (Weld)Department of Human Services (Weld)
    Family Caregiver Support Program - Larimer County Office on AgingProvides guidance, support, and assistance to caregivers who are caring for an adult over the age of 60, or caring for a person with early onset dementia/Alzheimer’s. - Respite care grants - Individual consultations - Tool kits with educational materials and information - Support/education programs and classes Larimer CountyLarimer County Office on AgingLarimer County Office on Aging
    Home Care Services - GoldLeaf HomeCareProvides a range of home care services and specialized care for individuals of all ages, including: - medical and non-medical home care - live-in nursing - short term nursing - rehabilitative services - in-home respite care - child care - special needs care - disability and long-term illness care - transportation - training for family caregivers - other servicesDenver CountyGoldLeaf HomeCareGoldLeaf HomeCare
    Home Health Care & Caregiver Training - Independence CenterServices Provided: Physician-Directed Care Through our Home Health department, The Independence Center (The IC) employs a variety of licensed healthcare professionals who assist with the activities of daily living. Client-Directed Care As one of the few providers of the In-Home Support Services (IHSS) program in Colorado Springs, we provide you the opportunity to direct your own care. This includes being able to choose your own qualified caregiver who meets our qualification criteria. Also have veteran specific program, as well as a caregiver training program to help an individual become a paid caregivers for a relative or person in need. Contact our Home Health Office Administrator at (719) 471-8181 x130 with any home care questions.El Paso CountyIndependence CenterIndependence Center
    L.I.F.T. (Learn, Improve, Focus, Thrive) - Discover GoodwillDiscover Goodwill’s LIFT Training Epicenter offers the following classes: Mindfulness for Parents/Caregivers Financial Strengthening Navigating Medicaid/Community Resources Basic Computer Skills Understanding Dementia Care for Caregivers IT Helpdesk Administrator Training Diesel Technology and CDL Training Wellness Literacy Disability Awareness Hidden Rules of Social Class Customized Financial Strengthening classes To learn more and to participate in our trainings, please call Miriam Yost for further details and registration information at (719) 381-9463.El Paso County1460 Garden of the Gods Rd - Discover GoodwillDiscover Goodwill
    Options Counselor (Mountain Communities) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers the following assistance to adults over 60 and their families: - Care giving - Respite - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Medicare Counseling - Project Visibility - Project HOPE - Wellness and Nutrition - Information and Assistance - Aging Issues Consultation - Area Agency on Aging The Mountain and Unincorporated area offices of the Boulder County Aging Services Division personnel rotate between offices on different days of the week. Boulder CountyMountain and Unincorporated Areas - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Options Counselor (Unincorporated Boulder County) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers the following assistance to adults over 60 and their families: - Care giving - Respite - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Medicare Counseling - Project Visibility - Project HOPE - Wellness and Nutrition - Information and Assistance - Aging Issues Consultation - Area Agency on Aging The Mountain and Unincorporated area offices of the Boulder County Aging Services Division personnel rotate between offices on different days of the week.Boulder CountyMountain and Unincorporated Areas - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging

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