Brooke County Committee on Aging
Brooke County Senior Center
948 Main Street
Follansbee, WV 26037

Brooke County Committee on Aging                                      ~Seniors Enrich Our Lives

 
FAIR
  • Is state-funded
  • Is available in all 55 WV counties
  • Meets unique needs of Alzheimer’s caregivers
  • Provides workers who understand Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia
  • Is designed to give individual attention to each person with dementia.
What services are provided?
A trained worker can go into the home to provide:
  • A regular break for caregivers
  • Activities and companionship for the person with dementia

What are the eligibility requirements for FAIR?
  • The person receiving care must have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia
  • There has to be an unpaid caregiver
  • The care must be provided in West Virginia
  • Is there a charge for FAIR services?
  • The cost for FAIR services is based on a sliding fee scale.

What is FAIR?
Family Alzheimer’s
In-Home Respite

FAIR—is a program
designed to provide care
and activities for
individuals with
Alzheimer’s disease or a
related dementia and
give family caregivers a
needed break.

 
 
Comments about FAIR:

“When I learned that my wife qualified for FAIR, it was like I received the best Christmas present you can get.”

“I am sure that, without FAIR, my mother would be in a nursing home.”