New River Valley Agency on Aging

Serving Seniors throughout the Fourth Planning District

Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Online Resources:

Alzheimer’s Association: 
Caregiving Support: 
Family Caregiving 101: 
Family Caregiver Alliance:
Full Circle of Care:
National Family Caregivers Association: 

Caregiver Support Groups:
Virginia Tech Adult Day Services
(540) 231-3160

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

More than 4.5 million children are living in households headed by grandparents. Many of these grandparents have assumed full responsibility for their grandchildren’s basic needs. These grandparents often lack information about support services, benefits and policies they need to assist in their care-giving efforts.

Listed below are resources and support group information that may assist grandparents in their roles as caregivers:

Brookdale Foundation:
Generations United:

Pulaski County Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

  • meets the second Thursday of the month from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pulaski YMCA.
  • For more information, contact Cassie Mills at the Agency on Aging at (540) 980-7720.