Calm. Confident. Connected.


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 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?

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES!

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.


 

 

Latest News

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

Legacy Corps featured on Veterans Day!
11 Nov 2013 - Friends in Action's Legacy Corps Caregiver Support program by and for veteran and military families featured on the front page of the Idaho Statesman. http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/Tablet/IdahoStatesman/SharedArtic...   read more

Feature Videos

Coming Events

Legacy Corps Information Session
10/10/2014 - Curious about Legacy Corps? Join us at Mountain States Group for an information session and FIA open house! read more

Family Caregiver Conference
01/31/2015 - Hundreds of family caregivers from across Southwest Idaho came together for the 3rd Annual Family Caregiver Conference. The one-day education event...read more