Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
Part of Oregon Department of Human Services
Can help connect qualified clients with services, including: In-home service and support; Help choosing a care facility; Family and caregiver support; Peer counseling; Transportation; Home delivered meals; Personal medication alerts; Medicare counseling; Medical equipment; Legal Services ; etc.
Family Caregiver Program
Coordinated by Senior and Disability Services
Help for Alzheimer’s caregivers. No fees but donations appreciated.
Program is available to family caregivers: Who are caring for someone over the age of 60; Who are caring for an individual and not receiving a wage or salary for providing that care; Who are 55 or older and are caring for children age 18 and under; Who are any age and caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s or other related disorders with neurological and organic brain dysfunctions.
Family Caregiver Alliance
caregiver.org ~ National Center on Caregiving
Caregiver and pre-death resources, including information on anticipatory grief.
Taking care of you: Powerful Tools for Caregiving
Family Caregiver Program, Rogue Council of Governments
“An educational program designed to help family caregivers. This program will help you taking care of yourself while caring for an older relative or friend.”
Class held in Medford at Providence Guest House, 799 Spring St.
Providence Guest House coordinator is Kim: 541-732-5466.
Class will give you tools to: Help you reduce stress; Take care of yourself; Reduce guilt, anger, & depression.
Classes held in Jackson and Josephine Counties.
Call Carol Terry @ 541-471-2863
Spears Cancer Center, Grants Pass (Asante)
Cancer requires more than physical treatment. At Three Rivers Community Hospital, we offer a variety of resources for your emotional and lifestyle needs.
Social Work Services: “For an appointment, please call 541-789-5836 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For outpatient oncology social workers, please call 541-789-4342.”
Support Groups: “Often cancer patients find comfort in company. It helps to share with others who are experiencing similar feelings, and that’s why we encourage you to connect with support groups in our community.”
Call 541-789-5836 for a current list of active support groups.
Oregon Department of Human Services
Caregiver resource page