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  Support Services Available to North Dakota Caregivers:

What services are provided?

Information about services that are available in the caregiver's area including public education and assistance in accessing services. Visit the North Dakota Senior Information Web site to access a county service locator.

Assistance from a trained Caregiver Coordinator is available to help the caregiver assess their needs, establish an option plan and arrange for support services.

Individual or family counseling, organization of support groups and individual training by qualified professionals that is designed to provide the caregiver with advice, guidance and instruction about options and methods for accessing caregiver support and providing care.

Respite care for the temporary relief of a caregiver who is providing 24-hour care to an older adult who needs assistance with at least two everyday activities or who has a cognitive impairment. Respite is also available to an older adult caring for a child 18 or under so they can take a break or in case of an emergency. Respite care can be provided in the home or at an adult/child day care or other facility.

Who is eligible for these services?

  • Informal caregivers who are caring for an adult 60 years of age and older
  • Grandparents and other relative caregivers who are 60 years of age and older and are caring for a child 18 and under

What are the costs?

All services are provided at no cost to the participant. Clients are provided the opportunity to contribute toward the cost of the services but no one is denied services because of their inability or unwillingness to contribute.

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Disclaimer | Last updated: October 25, 2003