Alamo Caregiver Empowerment

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Does someone rely on you for care? 
If they do, you may be a Caregiver


Caring for a relative or friend may be something you never expected to do. Regardless of your age, you are a Caregiver if you provide routine assistance to a loved one 60 years of age or older, who is frail, disabled or has a chronic illness.

There are 40.4 million unpaid caregivers of adults ages 65 and older in the United States- 2015-2016 Bureau of Labor statistics

The Area Agencies on Aging National Family Caregiver Support Program or what we affectionately call Alamo Caregiver Empowerment (ACE) exists through the Older Americans Act to serve unpaid, primary caregivers who care for a loved 60 years of age or older or a loved one any age with Alzheimer’s or other related Dementias.

You can access our services by contacting the Alamo Service Connection
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You can also reach out to our Alamo Caregiver Support Coalition:

The Alamo Caregiver Support Coalition is a sub-committee (Family Caregiver Support) of the Bexar Senior Advisory Committee, which advises the Bexar Area Agency on Aging in matters related to seniors and persons with disabilities. The coalition was formed in 2009 and exists to provide support, resources, and training for family caregivers in Bexar County and some of the surrounding counties. Its membership consists of non-profits, for-profits, governmental agencies, and individuals with a shared passion to support family caregivers in their efforts to care for their loved ones. The coalition meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. To request a Membership Application and for meeting location, please contact us at cgcoalition@acewings.org. You can also contact individual members listed in the left column


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