Caregiver Resources

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Caring for an aging parent can be a rewarding experience, but it comes with a number of challenges.

Caregiver Resources

*2019 Alzheimer’s Association’s Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

You don’t have to do it alone. Shasta County offers many programs that help care for loved ones. Groups and workshops teach coping skills to manage the stress that comes with being a caregiver.


The non-profit ShiningCare agency was founded in response to the rapidly growing need for compassionate support, expert guidance and assistance for at-risk elders, disabled adults and their loved ones. ShiningCare provides innovative programs and services to maintain safety, health and overall well-being.



1551 E. Cypress Avenue Suite B

Redding, CA 96002

(530) 232-5543 or (866) 495-1641

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Dignity Health

Dignity Health provides services that enrich the physical, emotional and spiritual health of seniors, adults with disabilities and other adults in need. It provides resources, including:

  • Meals-On-Wheels, Adult Day Programs, Senior Corps, congregate meals, food bank, transportation and health promotion.
  • Support Groups, Power to Seniors, and information and referrals.
  • Classes and opportunities to volunteer, find employment and donate.

Support Group Details: Dignity Health offers a free monthly support group for caregivers on the second Tuesday of each month from 4 p.m to 5 p.m. It is an opportunity to connect with others who share similar experiences in a confidential, safe environment. You may bring your loved one with you, as they will have staff available to care for them during the meeting.

(530) 223-6034

Dignity Health Connected Living

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine 

Caring for your loved one can be stressful. Self-care is important for your well-being so you can continue to help your loved one. The County, in partnership with Dignity Health Connected Living and the Northstate Resilience Collaborative, is offering caregiver support groups based on the evidence-based model developed by the Center for Mind Body Medicine.

To sign up, contact:

Dignity Health Connected Living (Mercy Oaks Campus)
(530) 226-3051

For more information, visit:

For self-care tools and instructional videos, visit:

Teaching thousands to heal millions - The Center for Mind-Body Medicine

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other types of dementia. The association is accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

The Northern California and Nevada Chapter offers in-person and online caregiver support groups where you can hear from others that truly understand.

For more information, visit

Or, call the 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

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Passages’ helps caregivers and older adults lead healthier, happier and more rewarding lives. The center provides the critical services and community resources older adults need. Passages’ Caregiver Support program provides consultation, training, support groups, and respite care for family caregivers who provide in-home care to frail, older adults and to adults with brain or neurological impairment.

For more information, visit or call (530) 898-5923 or (800) 822-0109.

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