Caregivers of older adults face many challenges. The Office of Aging’s Caregiver Support Program provides counseling for caregivers, reimbursement for caregiving expenses, and information about resources available through other organizations.
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Caregiver Support Program
The PA Caregiver Support Program ( CSP ) works to ease the the stresses of caregiving by focusing on well being of the caregiver. The program provides the primary caregiver with reimbursement for out- of -pocket costs associated with caregiving , such as respite, caregiving related services and supplies. The program also offers education , training, counseling and more. Referrals for CSP can be made by using the " Make a Referral "link our home page. Click here to go to the PA Department of Aging's website to learn more about this program.