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Family Caregiver Resources for Wyoming

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Caregiving may be one of the most important, and challenging, roles you’ll ever take on. No matter where you are in your caregiving journey — starting to plan; taking care of a family member in your home, in a facility, or from a distance; or managing end-of-life caregiving responsibilities — having resources at your fingertips will make the process easier.

AARP developed this family caregiver guide with you, the caregiver, in mind and as a starting point to help you find the services and support you might need throughout your journey.

To order a print copy of this online guide, call the toll-free AARP Family Caregiving Resource Line at 877-333-5885 and indicate which state(s) you would like to receive. A copy will be mailed to you.

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General Resources

  • Wyoming 2-1-1 (2-1-1 | 307-433-3075 | 888-425-7138 toll-free)
    • Wyoming 2-1-1 is a statewide helpline and website that connects residents with free, confidential health and human services information and referrals. 1007 E. Lincoln Way, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Health Resources

  • Wyoming Department of Health — Aging Division (307-777-7995 | 800-442-2766)
    • The Wyoming Department of Health’s Aging Division is committed to the safety, health, wellness and self-sufficiency of Wyoming’s older adults. 2300 Capitol Ave., 4th Floor,vCheyenne, WY 82002
  • Wyoming Center on Aging (307-766-2829)
    • The Wyoming Center on Aging’s goal is to optimize the health and wellbeing of Wyoming’s older residents and their caregivers through partnerships, research, community education, and clinical training and services. 1000 E. University Ave., Dept 3415vRoss Hall, Rm 411, Laramie WY 82071
  • Dementia Friendly Wyoming (307-461-7134)
    • Dementia Friendly Wyoming strives to create a nurturing environment for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers in Sheridan County where they can continue to live with hope and social engagement. 211 Smith St., Sheridan, WY 82801
  • Alzheimer’s Association Wyoming Chapter (307-316-2892 | 800-272-3900 24/7 helpline)
    • The Alzheimer’s AssociationvWyoming Chapter works on the national and local levels to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. 2232 Dell Range Blvd., Ste. 10, Cheyenne, WY 82009
  • Mountain-Pacific Quality Health (307-472-0507 | 877-810-6248 toll-free.)
    • Mountain-Pacific Quality Health is a nonprofit health care improvement organization that partners within communities to provide solutions for better health. 152 N. Durbin St., Ste. 200, Casper, WY 82601
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    Financial Resources

    Legal Resources

      • Legal Aid of Wyoming Inc. (307-432-0807 | 877-432-9955)
        • Legal Aid of Wyoming is a nonprofit law fi rm providing civil legal assistance to eligible individuals living in Wyoming. 1920 Thomes Ave., Ste. 320 Cheyenne, WY 82001.
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      Workplace/Employer Resources

      • Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) — Wyoming Workforce Services
        • The Workforce Programs Division is responsible for the employment and social services aspects of DWS and includes workforce centers, vocational rehabilitation and unemployment Insurance. DWS places emphasis on benefits, career guidance, collections, employment, enforcement, recruitment, rehabilitation and training.

      Specific Audience Resources

      • AARP Caregiving Guides
        • AARP offers free caregiving guides for specific audiences, including guides for military families and LGBT individuals. The guides, also offered in Spanish and Chinese, are designed to help develop and implement a caregiving plan.

          Care for Caregivers

          • Community Connections
            • AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to get or give help. You can organize online mutual aid groups to stay connected, share ideas and support those in need.
          • Create the Good
            • Create the Good connects people with volunteer opportunities and project ideas to share their life experiences, skills and passions in their communities.
          • Wyoming Department of Health — National Family Caregiver Support Program (307-777-7995 | 800-442-2766)
            • The National Family Caregiver Support Program offers respite care to allow caregivers to have temporary breaks from responsibilities, support group connections, and help providing for specific needs and services. This program helps anyone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia or adults 18 and older who are caregivers for someone 60-plus. 2300 Capitol Ave., 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002
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            AARP Resources for Family Caregivers

            • AARP Family Caregiving Website (en español: aarp.org/cuidar)
              • AARP’s Family Caregiving website is your one-stop shop for tips and tools to help you care for a loved one. It has valuable information about handling medical issues, health records and advance directives, home safety, financial and legal issues, caregiver life balance and much more.
            • AARP Family Caregiving Resource Line (877-333-5885 toll-free, en español: 888-971-2013 toll-free)
              • Connect with a real person and learn how to access local resources via our toll-free family caregiving hotline.
            • Community Resource Finder
              • Community Resource Finder, a joint service from the Alzheimer’s Association and AARP, is a database of dementia- and aging-related resources powered by Carelike. The online tool makes it easy to find local programs and services.
            • I Heart Caregivers
              • Join the thousands of family caregivers who have shared their experiences through AARP’s storytelling initiative, I Heart Caregivers. Your story will help AARP continue to fight for more support for family caregivers.
            • AARP HomeFit Guide
              • The AARP HomeFit Guide can help individuals and families make their current or future residence age-friendly. It can also help elected officials, policymakers and local leaders learn about and advocate for the types of housing features and designs that communities need so that their residents can live safely and comfortably and thrive.

            If you have thoughts about how AARP can improve this resource guide, we invite you to go to aarp.org/preparetocaresurvey (en español: aarp.org/encuestacuidador). 

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