Caregiving in Families

Resources for those individuals giving care to another.

AARP on Caregiving
AARP is a great resource for caregivers and caregiving.


Administration on Aging (AoA)
The AoA website contains helpful information on caregiving, including a government-sponsored program called Eldercare Locator that finds community assistance for seniors nationwide, including Adult Day Care.


Administration on Aging - National Family Caregiver Support Program


Administration for Community Living-Caregivers
ACL brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.


AGIS
A network of resources for caregiving and eldercare information.


Alzheimer's Association - Information for caregivers.


Alzheimer's Foundation of America - About cargiving.


American Cancer Society and Caregiving
Taking care of a person with cancer is an important, and sometimes difficult, job. In this page of ACS's website you'll find information and resources to make it easier.


American Diabetes Association
If you are providing care for someone with diabetes, the American Diabetes Association is a great source of information to help ensure sensitivity and awareness, better medical care, and increased quality of life.


ARCH National Respite Network & Resource Center
Providing information and resources for caregivers and the very important respite services.


CaringInfo
CaringInfo (formerly known as Caring Connections) is a national consumer education and engagement program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).


DementiaToday - Resources for Caregivers


Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
The Family Caregiver alliance works to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home.


Lotsa Helping Hands
A website where you can set up a community, like family members, for example, then use the site to coordinate and communicate care for an elderly parent, or uncle or aunt, without endless phone calls to each other. Use it if your familiy has experienced a crisis to coordinate all the offers to help and disseminate information in one place. And lots more...


Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA)
MOWAA offers support and professional training to those who provide congregate and home-delivered meal services. Includes an extensive list of programs throughout the United States.


Metlife Publications
Find one on caregiving and one on the caregiving challenges of caring for a loved one with alzheimer's.


National Association of Area Agencies on Aging - About Caregivers.


National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA)
The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) is the leading voice of the rapidly growing adult day services (ADS) industry and the national focal point for ADS providers. On the upper right-hand side of the home page you can search for center by city or buisness name.


National Association for Home Care & Hospice
The Home Care/Hospice Agency Locator contains the most comprehensive database of more than 33,000 home care and hospice agencies. Use this resource to find all the agencies in any particular area of the country.


Aging Life Care Association
A professional organization for practitioners; this website contains resources for all caregivers.


National Council on Aging (NCOA)
Improving the Lives of Older Americans, the NCOA has many resources for caregivers.


Caregiver Action Network
"The Care Action Network (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association) is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge."


National Institute on Aging (NIA)
This institute leads the federal effort on aging research. Here are some links for caregivers and caregiving.


National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders. Great source of information for caregivers of individuals with these kinds of health issues.


Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving


Share the Care
A great resource for caregivers and sharing the care a loved-one.


Well Spouse Association
Support for spousal caregivers.


www.InHomeCare.com
www.InHomeCare.com simplifies the process of finding affordable, quality non-medical caregiver agencies anywhere and provide reliable information about in-home care services and helpful resources for elderly seniors wanting to live at home but needing assistance to do so safely.



Reference
Society of Certified Senior Advisors®. Working with Older Adults - A Professional's Guide to Contemporary Issues of Aging

 


 

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