SWODA Aging Services Offers Respite to Caregivers

By Joanie Swanson, SWODA AAA Information and Assistance Specialist November is National Family Caregivers Month. This month, caregivers are honored for their dedication in taking care of their loved ones. It is important that caregivers know they are not alone in their struggle to help their loved ones. The South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) has a program that may benefit many caregivers in southwestern Oklahoma.The SWODA AAA provides respite services for eligible caregivers in partnership with the Department of Human Services, Aging Services Division. Caregivers are defined as “people of any age caring for…

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