Family Caregivers

Here are more helpful Internet resources developed especially for family caregivers of aging parents or elderly spouses. Simply click on the link for the website you would like to visit.

Children of Aging Parents — a nonprofit, charitable organization founded in 1977, CAPs assists caregivers of the elderly and chronically ill with reliable information, referrals and support.

Family Caregiver Alliance — the first non-profit community organization to address the needs of family and friends providing long-term care at home. The Clearinghouse section includes an excellent series of fact sheets for various diseases, disorders and caregiving issues.

Free Comprehensive ElderCare Referral Service - ElderCarelink — This free online referral service helps you find everything from Adult Day Care, Home Care and Assisted Living to Financial Planning and Personal Emergency Responses.

Family fun ideas and family health resources enhance the quality and enjoyment of family life for families with special needs.

Financial Caregiving — When loved ones are ill, your first thought is to take care of them. Quite often, that includes assisting with their finances. Here's advice on how to prevent and deal with potential money problems, even from a distance.

National Alliance for Caregiving — dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.

National Family Caregivers Association — supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one.

National Organization for Empowering Caregivers — provides assistance, education, support and referrals for informal family caregivers, as well to promote public awareness about the realities of caregiving.

WorkingCaregiver.com — Balancing and Empowering Working Family Caregivers - Caregiver products, services & resources designed to avoid work interruptions & distractions, emotional fatigue, and physical exhaustion that can result from balancing work, life, & caregiving.

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