Caregiver Resources

Resources for Caregivers

Helpful Information for at-home caregivers

Caregiver Meal ChallengesIf you are new to caregiving or just want to expand your knowledge, we invite you to check out our list of valuable resources and websites below.

We also invite you to check out our Blog’s caregiver section where we explore the caregiver’s role in more detail, providing helpful tips and advice from industry professionals.

Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Resources

Alzheimer’s Association

Information and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Operates a 24/7 helpline and care navigator tools.

Alzheimers.gov

The government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

DementiaToday

Posts scientific news and professional views on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias from the global research community. It promotes better health care through education, provides support to caregivers and loved ones who live with these diseases every day.

Alz.org

2015 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures – a Comprehensive Report on the Disease

101 Fun Things to Do with Loved One Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

As we age, we worry about becoming forgetful. We jump to conclude that it’s Alzheimer’s! Let scientists and their studies guide you on memory concerns and learn which kinds are serious.

BrightFocus Foundation

Exercise your mind and have fun with the following memory games!

Care Transitions

For Family Caregivers

What Do I Need Going Home from a Hospital or Rehab?

Guidance For Family Caregivers on HIPAA

Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers

Doctor Visits

This guide provides practical tips to help patients and family caregivers coordinate agendas before an appointment

The Emergency Room

(ER) experience can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide delivers steps to help you prepare for and avoid, ER visits.

Resources for Other Diseases and Conditions

Stroke Patients

These resources can help you navigate the daily tasks, questions and challenges you may have when caring for a stroke survivor.

General Caregiver Resources

State by state resource

Intends to help you locate government, non-profit, and private programs in your area. It includes services for family caregivers and resources for older adults or those living with disabilities at home or in a residential facility.

National Family Caregiver Association

Helps educate, support, and empower more that 65 million people who care for others living with a chronic illness, disability or frailties of old age.

Pet Resources

Study after study has shown that animals (especially dogs) can not only provide companionship, but also reduce anxiety and depression in those with Alzheimer’s and other illnesses. Check out Pet Finder.

Eldercare Locator

Connects caregivers to local services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities across the United States.

National Alliance for Caregiving

A non-profit alliance of national Organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving.

ARCH Respite Network

Find programs and services that allow caregivers to get a break from caring for a loved one.

More Caregiver Resources

12 Resources Every Caregiver Should Know

Handy list of support, services, and tips for caregivers.

AARP’s Caregiving Resource Center

Information, tools and tips for caregivers

Medicare.gov

Find and Compare: Doctors, Nursing Homes, Plans, Hospitals, Medical Supplies, and Home Health Care Services

Veterans Administration

Support and services for families caring for veterans. Maintains a Veteran caregiver support line.