information, referral, education, guidance and support is available to
help members of the UW community analyze eldercare needs, research services
and better cope with care and aging issues.
Benefits & Work/Life offer assistance to help locate eldercare
resources locally, regionally and nationally.
phone or in person the Retirement Center offers basic referral to care
support services beyond the campus. And eldercare resource library is
available at the center. Other on-line information on eldercare is available
at this website by clicking on the eldercare links in the left column.
offers periodic Eldercare Workshops to University employees and their
family members. The facilitator gives participants a thorough introduction
and a handbook on the needs, finances, care options, legal issues and
family dynamics that are part of elder and adult care.
Benefits & Work/Life Office offers lunch-time seminars on aging
and caregiving topics. An ongoing caregiver network provides opportunities
for peer support among employees who are also caregivers. The Work/Life
staff provides in-person or phone referral to support services beyond
the campus. Additional resource listings are available at their website.
Term Care and Long Term Care Insurance
Care Assistance Program (DCAP)