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Resources for Caregivers

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“Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s” Since 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association advances research to end Alzheimer’s and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease. www.alz.org

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Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. www.alzheimers.net

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Alzheimer’s Reading Room is recognized for advice and insight into Alzheimer’s, dementia, and Alzheimer’s caregiving. Their goal is to help everyone better understand, cope, and communicate with a person living with dementia. http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com

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Benefits Check Up is free service of the National Council on Aging that is a comprehensive, free online tool that connects older adults with benefits they may qualify for. www.benefitscheckup.org.

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Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. http://caregiveraction.org/

 

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Daughterhood is a blog and website for persons who are caring for parents. They self-describe as “Growing confident and getting smart about our parent’s old age.” It also has many articles and links to other caregiving resources. http://www.daughterhood.org

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Family Caregiver Alliance(FCA) is a community-based nonprofit organization in San Francisco, that offers a variety of online information resources.www.caregiver.org

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HelpGuide
— Their mission is to help people understand, prevent, and resolve life’s challenges and to empower people with knowledge and hope. Their goal is to give the information and encouragement people need to take charge of their health and well-being and make healthy choices. Caregiving and Grief & Loss are included in the topics covered. www.helpguide.org
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Landis at Home — Non-medical support services offered to  adults in the community and to Landis Homes residents.
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Dale Carter is the author of the book and website called Transition Your Aging Parent and serves as a resource for families.
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Well Spouse Association — The Well Spouse® Association, a nonprofit membership organization, advocates for and addresses the needs of individuals caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled spouse/partner.  www.wellspouse.org