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American Stroke Association

Caregivers, adults who have suffered a stroke, and medical professionals are provided a wide range of services such as social, educational, and emotional support. 

Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA)

The PFNCA provides a wide range of local services for adults living with Parkinson's disease and their loved ones.

Programs offered

-Exercise group

-Communication club

Brain Injury Association of Washington, D.C (BIADC)

The BIADC offers adults living with a brain injury, family members, and caregivers a wide range of support groups, and educational programs. 

Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV): Older adults

The DMV is required to investigate any self-reported health conditions, reports received from law enforcement, and medical professionals. Drivers are then required to provide adequate documentation from their primary physician to obtain or renew their license. The “Medical Requirements” and forms are available HERE

Policies and Services | District of Columbia

State System of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

 
Caregiver Assessment in Medicaid HCBS Waiver Program No
At Least One State Program with Consumer-Directed Option for Family Caregivers No
Lifespan Respite Grant Yes
State Respite Coalition Yes

 

Benefits.gov - District of Columbia

Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, GovBenefits.gov underwent a major redesign and became Benefits.gov. However, the program's mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

Caregiving 2.0: Innovative Directions in Data and Service Delivery

This session will feature the latest updates on two FCA projects: FCA Care Compass (Caregiver 2.0) that provides online services and support for family caregivers from intake and assessment to training, consultation, education, decision support and related services. Additionally the session will include the findings from the Atlas of Caregiving project that tracked and analyzed a day in the life of a caregiver using time logs, ethnographic pre-post interviews and a variety of wearable and installed technologies.

Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs

Mission and Goals

The mission of the District of Columbia Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA) is to effectively advocate on behalf of District of Columbia veterans and their families to assist them in obtaining their earned veteran services and benefits. Additionally, OVA recognizes the military service and sacrifice of District of Columbia veterans at veteran commemorative events.

OVA will continue its mission to achieve the following:

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