Utah Coalition for Caregiver Support

A group of professionals who had a common interest in issues relating to caregiving of elderly individuals began to loosely gather in the Spring of 2002, recognizing that there was no formal mechanism for information, resources, or support for Utah’s caregivers.  This diverse group of caregiver advocates (including, but not limited to, representatives from community-based organizations, government agencies, hospice and health care entities, and academic and research institutions) became more structured and organized by the Fall of 2002 and officially declared itself as the first statewide coalition for caregiver support.

What a statewide coalition for caregiver support can do: