Family Caregiver Support Program
Being the primary caregiver for an elderly loved one can be a demanding, stressful, and rewarding job. People who have been caregivers know that the days are long and the work is difficult. Many caregivers cannot get out to do the most basic of activities such as grocery shopping, going for a walk or seeing a movie.
Access to Services: The In-Home Services Bureau staff may be able to help caregivers and others looking for information or assistance about caregiving by:
Caregivers may be any age although they must be experiencing a significant amount of stress related to caregiving responsibilities. The individuals cared for must be 60 years of age or older and experiencing problems maintaining day-to-day tasks such as dressing, bathing themselves, toileting, transferring, homemaking, etc.
Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program offers regular classes for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail. The classes are offered during the second week of each month, Tuesdays at the Legacy Village Retirement Living dining room, 1201 N. Fairfield Road, Layton or on Thursdays at the Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 E., Bountiful. Classes start at noon and last one hour. They are free to the public. A complimentary light lunch is provided but an RSVP by each Monday at noon is required to receive a meal. No reservation is required to attend the class only. For more information or to RSVP, call (801) 525-5088.