The great news is that Colorado offers a lot of resources and solutions to help family caregivers. In order to make it easy for the families in Colorado Springs, we decided to create this Family Caregiver Resource page. Everything you need in one place.
Caring for a family member is not easy. It really does take a village. These resources will help you to build your village. And don’t forget to call us at SYNERGY Homecare to see how we can help also.
Have you concluded your senior parent needs home care and are unsure how to start the conversation? This complimentary e-book will review some early warning signs and how to address them.
Whether you or a family member has already been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s’ Disease or a different type of Dementia, or you suspect there could be a problem this association can help. The Alzheimer’s Association offers a wealth of resources. There are educational programs to help you and your family understand what is happening. Additionally, caregiver support groups are available. And a private one on one care consultation is available. Sit down with a professional who understands and can guide you. Find the resources you need to help.
The American Heart Association Members are advocates in the community. Our advocates are addressing critical healthcare concerns by advocating for policies that can improve access and boost the quality and value of care. Through awareness and research the AHA
The Arthritis Foundations has a helpline. 844-571-HELP (4357)
Additionally, the website offers help finding Rheumatologists, physical therapists, and Orthopedic Surgeons. Find fitness programs and wellness coaches. And discover Adult Community Resources and Events
The Colorado Parkinson’s Foundation offers caregiver training and support.
Colorado Springs Parkinson's Support Group
We meet on the second Saturday of every month at 10 am.
Meetings are followed by a potluck lunch.
First Presbyterian Weber Street Center
105 North Weber Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Our office is willing and ready to help you find the resources you need for this journey.
1155 Kelly Johnson Blvd, Suite 111, Colorado Springs CO 80920|(719) 884-0103
This is a Non-Medicaid program. The program allows certain family members to be paid for caregiving services. You can click the link above or call for more information.
Colorado Dept. of Human Services: 303-866-5700
Social Services: 970-725-3331
This website serves as a resource for caregivers and those who work with caregivers. They provide online respite provider lists by county and information on respite helpline.
Click the link above or call (303) 233-1666, ext. 257
Offering resources for those 60 and above and their caretakers. Get information on meal programs, transportation, respite care and so much more.
1 (719) 471-2096
Monday – Friday 9 AM – 4 PM
If someone you love lives in a long-term care facility the ombudsman is your advocate. Their job is to look out for the rights of the residents in these facilities. For information, please call 303-480-6734
Frail individuals 55 + may qualify for the PACE program. The goal of PACE is to help individuals live and stay in their homes and communities through comprehensive care coordination. PACE includes any services determined medically necessary by your team of health care professionals to improve and maintain your overall health. This program may be free of charge or there could be a monthly fee. An assessment of your medical and care needs to be combined with your finances will determine your cost. For more information call 719-314-2327 or click the link above.
Your online resource for assisted living and nursing home care.
For those with MS and their families this non-profit organization offers the following:
- Adult daycare program
- Fatigue management
- Rehabilitation clinic
- Referral service
For more information click the link above or call (866) 557-7030
Consumer Directed Attendant Support (CDAS) is an option of the Home and Community Based Waiver program which allows care receivers to choose and hire their own service provider including a relative or friend to provide the care they need.
This Government program assists low-income individuals with brain injury. Qualifying recipients require a nursing level of care. This program allows them to remain in the community by helping to pay for home and community-based services.
Assisting veterans in Colorado. Providing rehabilitative, residential and medical care and services. Additionally, helping veterans and their families to present claims for veterans' benefits to the federal government.