On March 24, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) announced a new grant-funded pilot phone service helpline for family caregivers in the state caring for those with Alzheimer’s and related types of dementia. The helpline is called “Caregiver Navigator.” It is a service of the state’s Project CARE (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty) program to help the estimated 479,000 dementia caregivers in North Carolina (Alzheimer’s Association NC Facts and Figures Report - 2020). The helpline can be used by caregivers, professionals, and the general public, but the key objective of . . .
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