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Family Caregiver Support Groups

Find the support and strength you need as a family caregiver or unpaid caregiver. These support groups in Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties will remind you that you are not alone.

Grief Support for Lewis, Mason, and Thurston Counties

List of Grief Support groups in PDF format. Updated April of 2023. If the list is more than a year old, let us know using the Contact Us page. We will be happy to get it updated.

Medical Equipment Banks

Medical Equipment Banks are like libraries; borrow the equipment you need and return it when you are done.

Medicare, Medicaid & Disability

Many seniors come to us with a fundamental question: How are we to afford the care we’ll need throughout the final years of our lives?

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2022 Senior Farmers Market Vouchers

2022 Senior Farmers Market Vouchers Applications now live!

A Letter from our Executive Director regarding COVID-19

Some important information from our Executive Director Nicole Kiddoo

Aging with Pride: IDEA

Are you or someone you know experiencing memory loss or difficulty remembering and is part of the LGBTQ community?

Appetite and Dementia

A common question for caregivers is what to do to get their family member with dementia to eat so they do not lose we...

Be Aware Of Tech Support Scams

With technology, it’s easier than ever to connect with others and people are just a click or call away. Nobody know...

Can Hearing Aids Help Prevent Dementia?

"Hearing loss has long been considered a normal, and thus acceptable, part of aging. It is common: Estimates suggest ...

Caregiver Bill of Rights

Even during these trying times, I have the right to:

Delivery Service Options

With home delivery at your fingertips, you will have more time to have an independent life for yourself and those clo...

Dementia caregiving takes toll on sleep

(Reuters Health) - Family caregivers for dementia patients don’t sleep as long or as well as other adults of the sa...

Fall and Sundowning

From The Family Caregiver Newsletter

Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19 for In-Home Care Client and Individual Providers

Read the PDF from Department of Social and Health Services right here:

From AARP: COVID-19 Checklist for Older Adults

Tips from the CDC to get ready for an outbreak in your community

From NY Times: Medicare and Covid19 Update

With its beneficiaries among the most at risk for Covid-19, the agency is relaxing some rules.

HCRR Interview on Daybreak

The Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging (http://www.lmtaaa.org/) visited Daybreak to talk about ways you can ge...

Heard it from a Caregiver

Things we have heard from Family Caregivers

Heard it from a Caregiver

My husband’s memory is failing and he is embarrassed when he cannot recall my name. I wear a name tag to help him ...

I am Essential

From The Family Caregiver Newsletter

Legal Planning and Dementia

This Dementia Legal Planning Toolkit can help you make important financial and health care decisions and give you a p...

Mason County Sheriff: COVID-19 Scams and Fraud

Mason County Sheriff recently posted a PDF document with information on how best to detect and protect yourself from ...

Note to Self

From The Family Caregiver Newsletter

NOTICE: Emergency Advisory Council meeting

Tuesday 3/17/20 9:30am to 10:30am

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class, now ONLINE via Zoom

Region-wide Planning Tour

Executive Director, Nicole Kiddoo, to host five regional community forums for public input.

Resource for LGBT seniors with memory loss

Are you or someone you know experiencing memory loss or difficulty remembering?

Seasonal Affective Disorder

"Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise." -From Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

Senior Fraud and Scams

How do you protect yourself from fraud, scams, and con artists?

Spring Cleaning

Greetings! Spring and all its promises are here.  One promise many of us have made and hope not to break, is a bit o...

Staying Connected, Combating Social Isolation - Take our Survey!

We need your help! During such a time where social distancing is becoming part of our everyday life, so does the need...

Tax Prep

Free tax coaching from AARP is available online via Google Meet.

Teepa Snow's Approach to Care

A chance to learn Teepa Snow's Approach to Dementia Caregiving

The Family Caregiver Newsletter

The Fall 2021 edition of our Family Caregiver Newsletter is out.

The Family Caregiver Newsletter Spring 2022

Click below to read our quarterly Family Caregiver newsletter or to join our email list:

The Family Caregiver Newsletter Winter 2022

Greetings. Welcome to winter and the promise of increasing daylight. Just before the change of season, some of our st...

The Family Caregiver Winter 2021

Is now available for you to download and read!

The Importance of Sleep

Got to love a good cliché. How about, ‘I'm busier than an ant at a family reunion picnic" or "I'm busier than a mo...

USAging Innovation Award Recipient!

LMTAAA Receives Prestigious Aging Innovations Award from USAging

Vaccine Information

Vaccine links and phone numbers are now on our COVID-19 Resources page

Voices of Children Contest

The 18th Annual Voices of Children Contest is a contest for children in Washington State, who are being raised (now o...

Voices of Kinship Caregivers Contest

The 1st Annual Voices of Kinship Caregivers Contest is a contest for Kinship Caregivers in Washington State who are r...

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