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Alabama Cares

What is Alabama Cares?

Caregivers play a vital role in helping seniors maintain their health and independence. 

Alabama Cares, part of the National Family Caregiver Support Program, supports family caregivers with information, assistance, and resources to help them take care of their aging loved ones and themselves.

Alabama Cares Services

  • Assistance
  • Counseling
  • Information
  • Respite Services
  • Supplemental Services
  • Support Groups
  • Training

Who Has Access To These Services?

  • Primary family caregivers of older adults aged 60 or older
  • Older relative caregivers (not parents) caring for children ages 18 and younger with or without disabilities
  • Older relative caregivers and parents caring for adults ages 19-59 with disabilities

Are Services Based On Income?

  • A person's income will not prevent them from receiving services.
  • However, family caregivers with the most significant social and economic needs are considered when prioritizing appropriateness for direct service.

Alabama Cares Services Offered At NARCOG for Caregivers

Please call our Alabama Cares Coordinator, Renae Reynolds, for more information on these services
  • Support Group on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the NARCOG main office.
  • Virtual Dementia Tours by Second Wind Dreams, P.K. Beville (great for schools, healthcare facilities, public services, etc).
  • Dementia Resource Guides
  • Memory Cafés
  • Stress Busters Class for Family Caregivers
  • Free Memory Screenings
  • Dementia Training and Education
  • Counseling Services with Riverside Counseling
  • Robotic Pet Program with Joy for All
  • Age Play - Aging Sensitivity Training
  • Law Enforcement Dementia Training and Certification

Get In Touch With Our Alabama Cares Coordinator

Please call Renae Reynolds at 256-355-4515, ext. 241, or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or for more information.