Looking after a loved one with long-term care needs can be rewarding, but also stressful at times. That’s why UPMC for Life offers resources that can help caregivers get the support they need.
Personal counseling for caregivers
UPMC for Life members, their family, and caregivers can receive six caregiver counseling sessions over the phone or in-person at no additional cost. Learn ways to reduce your feelings of loss, loneliness, or stress. Get resources to communicate effectively, make tough decisions, set goals, and solve problems. To schedule an appointment, call us toll-free at 1-866-441-4395 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. TTY users should call 711.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
This six-week class teaches you how to take care of yourself while caring for a spouse, relative, or friend who lives at home or in a nursing home. It is available to members and all attendees at no cost. For more information, call your Health Care Concierge team at 1-800-606-8648. TTY users should call 711.*
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For personal help understanding Medicare and our plan options, call toll-free 1-866-400-5077 seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.* TTY users should call 711.