Caregiver Program

Support when you need it most.

The Native American Caregiver Support Program provides assistance to non-paid family members caring for elders (55 and older) and to grandparents raising grandchildren:

  • Information about available services
  • Assistance gaining access to available services
  • Individual counseling and organization of support groups to assist in the caregiver role
  • Respite care to enable caregivers to be temporarily relieved from their caregiving responsibilities
  • Limited supplemental services to complement care provided by caregivers

Elder care

  • Primary caregiver must be an adult family member providing unpaid in-home and/or community care for an individual 55 years or older, or an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorder with neurological and organic brain dysfunction
  • Caregiver or Care recipient must be 55 years or older and Native American
  • Caregiver or Care Recipient must live in Pottawatomie, Lincoln, Oklahoma, or Cleveland county (respite provider is able to live anywhere)
  • Respite provider must live outside of care recipient’s home

Grandparents raising grandchildren

  • Adult must be 55 years or older
  • Adult must be related to child by blood, marriage, or adoption
  • Adult must have a legal relationship with the child (as stated above, or court documents establishing adult as legal guardian)
  • The child must live in the same household as the primary caregiver, which must be located in Pottawatomie, Lincoln, Oklahoma, or Cleveland county.
  • Respite provider must live outside of care recipient’s home

We Do Not Discriminate

CompleteCare Home Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. CompleteCare Home Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. This includes care provided by the agency directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which the agency arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

All available services are subject to grant funding. The Native American Caregiver Support Program is funded by Title-VI Part C through the Administration on Aging/Administration for Community Living. To determine eligibility – or for application – contact:

Eligibility requirements:
Deidre Yarbrough, RN
Caregiver Coordinator
ASTHS Public Health Department
405.701.7190
dyarbrough@astribe.com