Friends in Action believes family caregivers matter.
Through our respite services; caregiver coaching program; nationally recognized, evidence-based education programs; and Annual Family Caregiver Conference, Friends in Action helps Idaho's family caregivers navigate the ever-changing landscapes of caregiving.
You provide support for your loved one. Friends in Action provides support for you.
How can we help?
Call to Action for Family Caregivers from the Idaho Lifespan Respite Coalition: Statewide Survey of Informal Caregivers
Friends in Action invites you to participate in a statewide survey of informal (unpaid) caregivers. Anonymous survey link: Click here to complete Caregiver Survey.
Show your gratitude to Veterans in our community! Support the Legacy Corps Program ... a volunteer-powered caregiver support program for veteran and military families.
FIA Receives United Way Funding
29 Apr 2014 - The United Way of the Treasure Valley has awarded funding to FIA to pilot a new caregiver coaching service called JumpStart. Family caregivers across the Treasure Valley can meet in person or by phone with the professionals at FIA to discuss their... read more
Legacy Corps receives DAV Charitable Trust funding!
28 Jan 2014 - The Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust has selected Friends in Action's Legacy Corps program to as grant recipient for 2014. The sole mission of the DAV Charitable Service Trust is to make sure our brave veterans get all the care... read more
New Tool for Struggling Elders: EconomicCheckUp®
10 Dec 2013 - The National Council on Aging is launching a new online tool to help older adults improve their financial security. EconomicCheckUp® asks a series of questions to help seniors identify benefits and services that could save them money, cut expenses... read more
Take a Moment to Thank a Family Caregiver.
12 Nov 2013 - November is National Family Caregivers Month. How many “thank you’s” would be needed to acknowledge family or informal caregivers in Idaho? An estimated 300,000! And what is the value of this care? To families it’s priceless and to states... read more