Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Online Resources:


Alzheimer's Association:

Caregiving Support:

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

Grandparent Raising Child

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

Regular meetings are currently suspended during the planning of a summer kick-off for the 2018-2019 school year, however to sign up for the end-summer event and stay informed about upcoming meetings, please contact Shayna Thacker at the Agency on Aging at (540) 980-7720. The group invites all grandparents/relatives raising children (of all ages). Location and time of meetings after the end summer event are to be determined.

Additional Related Links:


Administration on Aging:

Adult Abuse and Neglect/Prevention:

Alzheimer’s Association:

American Foundation for the Blind:

American Healthcare Association:

NRV Disability Resource Center:

Carilion Center for Healthy Aging:

Center for Gerontology / Virginia Tech:

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services:

Crisis Intervention/ Domestic Violence:

Eldercare Locator:

Family Caregiver Alliance:

Food/Emergency Needs Services:

Free Clinic of the New River Valley:

Gerontological Society of America:

Habitat for Humanity Virginia:

Housing Discrimination / Home Improvement Fraud:


Mesothelioma Group:

National Adult Day Services:

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging:

National Center on Elder Abuse:

National Council on Aging:

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization:

National Senior Citizens Law Center:

New River Valley Community Services:

Partnership for Prescription Assistance:

Senior Navigator:

Social Security Administration:

United States Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs:

Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging:

Virginia Center on Aging:

Virginia Department for the Aging:

Virginia Department of Health:

Virginia Dept of Social Services:

Virginia Dept. for the Blind and Vision Impaired:

Virginia Dept. for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing:

Virginia Easy Access:

Virginia General Assembly Legislative Information System:

Virginia Housing Development Authority:

Virginia Legal Aid Society: