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Elder Caregivers
According to the National Alliance for
Caregiving (2009) approximately 65.7 million persons in the US are family caregivers.

Are you one of them?

Are you a caregiver struggling to find ways to take care of yourself? Are you beginning to feel that running to the grocery store is actually the only break you get? If you are a caregiver looking for ways to experience greater sustainability then this agency was designed just for you!

We hope you will find some relief with our staff and services.  Check out our website, our newsletters and join us at our support groups, and educational programs to gather some tools to help lighten your load.

You are not alone. Our job is to sustain you as a caregiver and reduce caregiver burnout.

Take care of yourself, Caregiver!

Caregivers Support Services is an agency of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany with one simple mission - to make life better for those who care for friends and relatives in need.


Did you know that Catholic Charities Caregivers Support Services participates in the State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA) and/or Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). You can designate you gift to Catholic Charities Caregivers Support Services by using SEFA # 50-00361 and CFC # 58100. As a United Way partner agency, CC Caregivers Support Services also receives contributions when you designate to United Way of the Greater Capital Region using SEFA Code 50-00407 and CFC Code 49290.

Choose SEFA # 50-00361 and CFC # 58100 to help care for those friends and family members who are caring for their loved ones. They need support too! Thank you for your help.


Thank you and all the caregivers who do so much to help those who cannot help themselves... testimonials >


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Thank you to the sponsors who have
made this event possible:


Berkshire Bank

Bonadio Group

College of St Rose

Tech Valley Communications

First Niagara

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Deiver Greene

E. Stewart Jones

Capital Asset Management

U Albany

Pike Company

Staff: Krista Gallup, Theresa Anderson, Mary Moller, Peggy Regan, Helen Mylod, Renee Benson
  Services for family or friends taking care of a frail person 60 years of age or older.
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Respite Services For Seniors
Consumer-Directed Reimbursement Respite Vouchers are simple to use and can help reduce the financial burden that caregivers often undertake.  Details.
Kinship Caregivers
space Services for family or friends raising a relative’s child or children. (for example grandparents raising grandchildren.
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On-Line Caregiver Chat
The Family Caregiver Forum
By clicking on this site you will be entering another website that manages a place that caregivers can chat with one another, post questions, look for ideas and generally get some support if you can not leave the house.

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