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The public is invited to provide comments on an amendment to the Area Plan for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for caregiver services funded by the Older Americans Act. Comments may be provided in person or written comments may be submitted to the Executive Director of the Area 1 Agency on Aging at mkraft@a1aa.org. The hearing will be held at noon on Monday, October 29, at the Area 1 Agency on Aging, 434 7th Street, Eureka, CA.

The summary of the proposed amendment is below. Written comments are always welcome and must be submitted by October 29, 2018 to be included in the documents submitted with this amendment.

  • A1AA received additional funding in Title III E, Family Caregiver Support Program.  We propose to use a portion of this funding to add the following new objective to the 18-19 Area Plan and provide it as direct services.

     2.1.8.1 Caregivers, Title III E, FCSP

  • Improve the knowledge and capacity of family caregivers by updating resources and guides for hiring caregivers, providing care to people with Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders, and providing a specialized caregiver training course to enhance personal care skills of family caregivers.

Email comments to Maggie Kraft, Executive Director.