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

Pearl Weaver

November Caregiver of the Month

Gary and Pearl Weaver have been married for 57 years. Pearl says that Gary jokes about her "robbing the cradle" because she is two months older than him.

Read more about the November Caregiver of the Month

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month as well as National Caregivers Month. Click here to learn more.

2018 Caregivers of the Month

2017 Caregiver of the Year – Nancy Wray

2017 Caregivers of the Month