Caregivers

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Resources

Caregiver Teleconnection by Wellmed Charitable Foundation
The Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, bilingual, and confidential program that connects caregivers and family members to information and support through the telephone or “tele-learning”. The Caregiver Teleconnection provides learning sessions on a variety of useful topics, hosted over the phone by professional facilitators and experts. Family caregivers have the opportunity to connect and share with others in their situation during the sessions.

The Caregiver Teleconnection makes learning and support simple. We’re just a phone call away. Call. Learn. Share.

Caregiver Action Network
We CAN help you be resourceful in your new role as a caregiver.
We CAN help you manage the many challenges of higher-burden caregiving.
We CAN help you provide care from afar.
We CAN help you be both an employee and a caregiver.

Elder Law Answers
Supports seniors, their families and their attorneys in legal issues surrounding aging.

GovBenefits.Gov
The official benefits site of the US Government with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.

Missouri Assistive Technology
Provides assistive technology products to people with hearing loss, vision loss or any disability.

  • Missouri’s Telecommunications Access Program provides adaptive phone equipment.
  • Show Me Loans offers low interest rate financing for disabled individuals needing to purchase assistive technology equipment and devices, home access improvements or vehicle access modifications.
  • Durable Medical Equipment Recycling.

Northland Human Service Directory
These directories list helpful contact information and resources that are available in Clay, Platte and Ray Counties.

Tri-County Mental Services Caregiver Support Group
Casual environment where you can hear from other caregivers and receive helpful ideas on coping skills, communication techniques and other relevant topics.


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