Are You a Caregiver? You are if you…
Assist a senior with household tasks, or drive them to errands or appointments.
Help a senior with personal care like bathing, meals, dressing or grooming.
Have less time for yourself because you are caring for a senior.
Are you experiencing what other Caregivers are experiencing?
(Source: National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP)
1 in 6 Americans are caring for an adult aged 50+
51% say their role gives them purpose and meaning
21% say they feel alone
23% experience difficulty taking care of themselves
68% report financial strain due to caregiving
61% work in addition to providing care
What is Caring Together Santa Barbara County?
Caring Together Santa Barbara County is a public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the ability of caregivers to self-identify as a “caregiver.” Caring Together Santa Barbara County is focused on helping caregivers understand they are not alone in their caregiving efforts and there is a network or organizations to support them.