Missouri’s Caregiver of the Year

two womenDo you know someone who puts their life on hold to care for an ill family member or friend? If so, the Department of Health and Senior Services invites you to nominate that person for Caregiver of the Year. * Year of the Caregiver Flyer*

The department will feature a story and photo of an unpaid caregiver each month. By December, an overall Caregiver of the Year will be selected. Click here for the nomination form and the photo release form. Send both forms, along with a digital photo of the caregiver, to Becca.Coffelt@health.mo.gov.


Caregiver of the Month

Vicki Hughes

May Caregiver of the Month

"Caregiving is a huge deal. It truly is a labor of love. It can be very challenging and exhausting. You cannot do it alone…"

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2018 Caregivers of the Month


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2017 Caregivers of the Month