Idaho Community Happenings - Caregiving Series

Posted on 04/30/21

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Find Idaho and national resources, learn from experts, plan for the cost and let us know what's important to you on this journey. A caregiving role may last a few months or a lifetime. Regardless, it comes with questions.

These Idaho virtual events provide answers and a little fun.

Participants will receive a complimentary AARP Idaho Caregiver resource packet in the mail.

Taking Care of Your Future Self
June 03, 2021 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MT
You’ve heard the saying, failure to plan is planning to fail. Prepare now for your future health care needs and learn more about the associated costs because there’s no getting around it...long term health care can be expensive. Learn about the challenges you’ll face in retirement, long-term care services, and care options in your community. Discover questions to ask and steps to take to plan now for your health and long-term care needs.

Register for Taking Care of Your Future Self HERE

How to Find the Idaho Caregiving Resources and Support you Need: A Panel Conversation
June 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MT
Join a panel of information experts and learn about the resources available to support your caregiving journey in Idaho including options for respite care. You will discover there are many sources available to help you including those from AARP, local organizations, and government programs like Medicaid.

Register for Finding the Idaho Caregiving Resources and Support you Need HERE

Community Caregiving Listening Session
June 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MT
We to hear about your caregiving experience, your needs as a caregiver and ways to promote the wellbeing of caregivers across the Gem State. We also want to know about your experience with Idaho policy around caregiving - where you think changes could be made to improve support to family caregivers. This is designed to be a focused, interactive, question-driven session to listen and identify challenges while promoting solutions. Your input is critical as AARP pursues policies and advocates for changes to help improve the lives of caregivers and their families in Idaho.

Register for the Community Caregiving Listening Session HERE

This story is provided by AARP Idaho. Visit the AARP Idaho page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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