In all 50 states

14,919 patients provided $3,005,679 in financial grants in FY2006 to pay for transportation

1-800-813-HOPE (toll free)

Caregiver support

National Family Caregiver Support Program

Provides caregivers of older adults (60 years old or older) and grandparents (60 years old or older) of grandchildren no older than 18 years old with information on services available; individual counseling, organization of support groups, and caregiver training; respite care; and supplemental services on a limited basis

In all 50 states

3.8 million individuals received information about caregiver programs and services


436,000 caregivers received assistance in accessing services


Almost 180,000 caregivers received counseling and training services


70,000 received respite


50,000 caregivers received supplemental services

Logistical support

U.S. Administration on Aging

Supportive services to older citizens and caregivers; services include transportation to medical appointments and financial counseling

In all 50 states


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001

Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement