Caregiver Resource Center

Serving caregivers of older persons and grandparents raising grandchildren. Established in 1990, the CRC offers information and assistance, as well as emotional and educational support for those who are caregivers on a full time, part time, long-term or short-term basis.

For information on any of the following services call the Steuben County Office for the Aging at (607) 664-2298 Ext 4716, Corning 607-936-7428, or Hornell 281-3636 or e-mail us at ofainfo@co.steuben.ny.us
FAX (607) 664-2371.

Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias Support

A variety of support groups are offered throughout Steuben County addressing the needs of caregivers, friends and families of persons with dementia, adult children who are caring for their aging parents, and for persons living with dementia in early stages The resources of the Alzheimer's Association Rochester and Finger Lakes Region are available through support groups in the Southern Tier. Click here for more information.

Community Seminars
Workshops on caregiver issues are presented throughout  the year in Steuben County. We welcome suggestions for seminar topics.

Counseling
Individual counseling, as well as family meetings, are available to assist with the many challenges of caregiving  and supporting those who are aging. There is no charge for this service.

Help for Family Caregivers - Click here for a Planning Guide for Families

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program
The Caregiver Resource Center offers support and learning opportunities for grandparents (and relatives raising relatives). For more information on additional resources visit the New York State Office for the Aging website. Click here to visit their website. Additional help available at the Kinship Navigator

Help for Families
In a perfect world, all family members agree on how to care for a loved one and everybody pitches in to help. Unfortunately, life is much more complex and family conflict is common. The good news is that help is available. For more information, click here.

Respite

This service provides temporary relief for the family caregiver of an older person. Call 1-800-342-9871 and we will help you sort out the respite options available.

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