Helpful Family Caregiver Links - Adult/Elderly
A membership organization for people 50 and over that providers information, education and advocacy on legislative, consumer and legal issues. Visit: www.aarp.org/life or call 866-448-3616
Investigators are located throughout the state and work with agencies and family members to stop abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older adults. Any person who has reason to suspect such abuse is mandated by law to report their concerns. Visit https://daas.utah.gov/adult-protective-services/ or call 800-371-7897.
Provides education and support for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia and to their families and caregivers. Visit www.alzutah.org or call 800-371-6694.
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Confidential care consultations provided by master’s level clinicians can help with decision making support, crisis assistance, and education on issues families face every day. Help in a caller’s language using a translation service that features over 200 languages and dialects is available. Call 800.272.3900; TDD: 1.866.403.3073
The Legion’s mission is to enhance the well-being of America's veterans, their families, our military, and our communities by our devotion to mutual helpfulness. Visit https://www.legion.org or https://www.utlegion.org/ to apply to join or renew the Legion in Utah.
Advocates for and supports persons with developmental disabilities.
Visit: www.arcutah.org or call 800-371-5060 or 801-364-5060
Area Agencies on Aging provide a link to in-home services or services that provide temporary relief for persons caring for an individual who is ill, injured, or frail (also known as respite services). These services can be provided at home, in an adult day care center, or other setting.
The availability of these services varies in each county. Contact the Utah Caregiver Support Program at your local Area Agency on Aging (see https://daas.utah.gov/locations-new/), or visit the Division of Aging and Adult Services’ online directory of local services at https://www.daas.utah.gov/services.
AARP-Tax-Aide and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs offer free assistance in preparing tax returns. For information contact AARP Tax-Aide at (888) 227-7669 or see visit their website at www.aarp.org/taxaide. For VITA call (800) 829-1040 or visit their website at www.irs.gov.
Service of the National Council on Aging that provides specific information to individuals about benefits they might be eligible for, as well as resources for the cost of prescription drugs. Visit www.benefitscheckup.org or call 866-448-3616.
Helps older adults and their caregivers identify local support resources.
Audiology screenings, hearing aid evaluations, and fittings for adults. Visit www.ihsinfo.org or call 1-800-521-5247 Option 2.
The Utah Caregiver Support Program strives to complement the efforts of family caregivers by providing information, supports, and services.
The program is administered by the Department of Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services, with direct services provided through the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) and community partners. Visit https://daas.utah.gov/seniors/.
A non-residential agency helping people living with disabilities in Salt Lake, Summit, and Toole Counties to become more independent, by providing services and activities which enhance independent living skills and promote the public's understanding, accommodation, and acceptance of their rights, needs and abilities. Visit http://uilc.org.
Free legal services for low-income persons and persons 60 years of age and older. Visit www.uls.state.ut.us or call 801-328-8891 or 800-662-4245.
About the Association
HHAU is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization. Your donations, membership, sponsporship and volunteerism are used to help support services provided by Utah's Homecare & Hospice industries to our loved ones, neighbors and friends. Thank You for your support!