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One of my colleagues in the filed of caregiving once said, “There are only four kinds of people in this world: 1) Those who have been caregivers, 2) Those who are currently caregivers, 3) Those who will be caregivers, 4) Those who will need caregivers.” That pretty much covers all of us.

Rosalyn Carter, Helping Yourself Help Other: A Book for Caregivers

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Services Provided

Faith in Action Caregivers provides services based upon the availability of a volunteer caregiver. Services provided include:

  • Escorted Transportation to medical appointments in the local area as well as to Pittsburgh, PA and Morgantown, WV
  • Escorted Transportation to other places in the local area
  • Shopping
  • Errands
  • Respite for family caregivers
  • Telephone reassurance calls
  • Friendly visiting
  • Strong for Life exercise program (at limited locations)

Services not provided:

Faith in Action Caregivers is not able to provide the following services:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Dispensing medication
  • Other personal care
  • Feeding
  • Long-term, daily or overnight respite
  • Transportation can not be provided if the care receiver is not able to transfer from a wheelchair to a car.

Faith in Action Caregivers is able to provide services to children with disabilities.  A custodial adult parent or guardian must  accompany the child to appointments or be present when services are provided in the home.