USC FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT CENTER
“Since 1989 the USC Family Caregiver Support Center at USC Davis School has placed a high priority on providing support across the continuum of caregiving, including diagnosing, prognosis, services that help maintain the care recipient’s independence and abilities, helping caregivers care for themselves and manage their own well-being. Supportive services include information, assessment, individual consultations, respite, education, and training.”
Their vision is:
“To be a model for Los Angeles, the state and the nation, by using technology, research, and education to transform caregiving and the long-term care system.”
“If you live in LA county and help a relative or friend (age 60 and older) with one or more of the following tasks: physical care (getting in and out of bed), making health care decisions, cooking, cleaning, yard work, managing medications and going to doctor visits, making important decisions, Shopping for groceries and other items, legal issues, helping with bill paying, Bathing and dressing, Providing transportation, Long-distance, caregiving.
They offer Help to caring family and friends for all cultures and communities in LA county. They are funded in part by LA Community and Senior Services and the USC Davis School of Gerontology. Services are low or no-cost to family caregivers and friends who help someone over the age of 60.
Are you helping an older adult with any of the following tasks?
- Preparing Meals
- Bathing and Getting Dressed
- Grocery Shopping
- Cleaning the House
- Managing Medications
- Arranging for Services
- Paying Household Bills
- Getting In and Out of Bed
- Getting to Doctor Visits
If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, YOU ARE A CAREGIVER.
Call them toll-free: 855-USC-6060 (855-872-6060) for Help.”