Partners of the Santa Barbara County Community Caregiving Initiative share the history that started with the Santa Barbara Foundation Senior Community Investments Director, Phylene Wiggins, who asked, “What about our caregivers?” over a decade ago, that has grown into a county-wide information sharing initiative that has helped many caregivers.
Are you caring for a senior loved one or friend? If so, you are not alone. Caring Together Santa Barbara County is here for you. Visit CaringTogetherSBC.org for more information.
Caring Together Santa Barbara County is a public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the ability of caregivers to self-identify as a “caregiver.” Caring Together Santa Barbara County is focused on helping caregivers understand they are not alone in their caregiving efforts and that there is a network of organizations to support them.
Read the CCI Final Report by Jan Vanslyke, PhD, MSW, at Evaluation Specialist, Phylene Wiggins, and Rubayi Estes at the Santa Barbara Foundation. Download the Final Report here along with the Report Appendices.