Helping someone dear to you can be rewarding. But it can also take its toll. Many caregivers don't recognize the signs of burnout, deepening depression, or the impact of care giving on their own health. In Washington, more than
850,000 unpaid family caregivers are helping someone 18 years of age or older to remain at home.
You are not alone. We are here to help.
Are you looking for answers on aging and disability resources in
Washington State? County-specific information is available through our local
Area Agencies on
Are you caring for a family member 18 years of age or older? Call
your local Family Caregiver Support Program operated through your AAA.
AAAs provide a range of services to elders and adults with disabilities.
Contact your local AAA's Senior Information & Assistance (I&A) /
Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) to find out
about available resources.
The Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging (W4A) works with
local AAAs to create communities that support people as they age. The
organization seeks to enhance the effectiveness of each AAA through a
strong agenda of information, debate, advocacy and education.