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Long-Distance Caregiving Info and Support


If you live an hour or more away from a person who needs care, you are a long-distance caregiver. Long-distance caregiving can involve arranging for in-home care, assisting with money management, planning for emergencies, and providing respite care for the primary caregiver.

The Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is a one-stop access point for information and services, and can be reached by calling 1-800-223-9074.  The ADRC can help you with …

  • Information and Assistance
  • Options Counseling for personalized assistance
  • Finding local supports
  • Online search for services

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service funded by the Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging. It is designed to help older persons and caregivers locate local support resources in all parts of the country. This service is of great value if you need to find a program in an area outside the one in which you live.

The Eldercare Locator can be reached by calling 1-800-677-1116 or visiting the Eldercare Locator website. The website includes a searchable service database as well as a feature that allows you to chat online with an information specialist.

Additional Online Supports

 



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