of the American Association of Retired Persons' website includes
many articles on caregiver support, long term care financing,
help with home care, housing options, caregiving for adult children,
and other issues facing older adults and family caregivers.
interest to Canadians, this site by journalist/broadcaster June
Callwood provides a wide variety of articles of interest to all
caregivers, a downloadable listing of Canadian agencies and resources,
edition of a booklet from Caregiver Education and Support Services,
Seniors Counseling and Training Case Management Services of the
San Diego County Mental Health Services. Topics covered include
common problems in caregiving, caring for the caregiver, personal
care, nutrition, medical aspects of caregiving, emotional and
intellectual well-being, and legal and financial affairs.
by the publisher of a caregiving magazine and materials, this
site offers a wide range of information and resources as well
as an "Ask the Expert" service, a "support center,"
and an online support group.
useful commercial site, Empowering Caregivers has a spiritual
bent, with information about alternative healing, prayer and
love, as well as more traditional content. The site includes
weekly chats, a biweekly newsletter, recommended books, on- and
off-line resources, and more.
in the San Francisco Bay area, this support organization for
caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease, stroke, traumatic
brain injury, Parkinson's disease, ALS and related brain disorders
offers valuable information and support for caregivers everywhere.
Included are an online support group, caregiver consultation
and question-and-answer service; fact sheets and reading lists;
webcasts; a news bureau for reporters; and more. Also listed
under Brain Injuries and Disorders.
commercial site features "The CarePlanner," an interactive
assessment tool to evaluate your situation and plan your personal
caregiving strategy (you must log in to access it); an extensive
resource locator; and an excellent library of articles on a wide
range of caregiving topics. A unique and very useful feature
of this site is that visitors can "localize" its resource
and service listings to specific zip code areas.
of an organization for both family and professional caregivers.
The site features the AXA
Foundation Family Care Resource Connection, an extensive
searchable database of books, videos, websites, magazines, fact
sheets and other resources addressing issues and questions faced
by family caregivers, but we were unable to access the search
page on three separate occasions.
a grass roots [membership] organization created to educate, support,
empower and speak up for the millions of Americans who care for
chronically ill, aged or disabled loved ones." Its website
provides information about the organization and its services.
edition of a print magazine for caregivers, this website offers
numerous articles and departments, as well as a bulletin board,
chat room, and subscription information.
Administration on Aging
simple but well-organized website includes an extensive list
of links to Caregiving
Resources, information about the Eldercare
Locator (a telephone service that can put you in touch with
state and local information that enables older persons to find
help to remain independent in their own homes), and A
Guide for People Who Care, an online handbook for caregivers.
is a national, nonprofit membership organization which offers
support for wives, husbands, and partners of people who are chronically
ill and/or disabled. Its website is primarily devoted to information
about the organization and its activities, a bulletin board,
and a live chat.