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Here are some of the best resources and tools for family caregivers. ...

Here are some of the best resources and tools for family caregivers.

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    • 10 Best Resources and Tools forFamily Caregivers
    • 1. Eldercare LocatorEldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Agingconnecting you to services for older adults and their families.http://eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Index.aspx
    • Family Caregiver Alliance is a public voice for caregivers, illuminating thedaily challenges they face, offering them the assistance they so desperatelyneed and deserve, and championing their cause through education,services, research and advocacy.http://www.caregiver.org2. Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
    • CAN (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association) is a non-profitorganization providing education, peer support, and resources to familycaregivers across the country free of charge.http://caregiveraction.org/3. Caregiver Action Network (CAN)
    • The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of nationalorganizations focusing on issues of family caregiving. Alliance membersinclude grassroots organizations, professional associations, serviceorganizations, disease-specific organizations, a government agency, andcorporations.http://www.caregiving.org/4. National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC)
    • The Veterans Administration offers this website for caregivers of veteransof all ages, along with a toll-free Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274.http://www.caregiver.va.gov/5. VA Caregiver Support
    • The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacyorganization that improves the lives of all older adults and communityorganizations that serve them.http://www.ncoa.org/6. National Council on Aging (NCOA)
    • AARP Caregiving Resource Center includes information about gettingstarted, providing care, housing options, legal issues, financial information,end of life care, and more.http://www.aarp.org/content/aarp/en/home/relations7. AARP Caregiving Resource Center
    • The American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individualsbound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance theknowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life ofolder adults and their families.http://www.asaging.org/8. American Society on Aging
    • Caregiving.com features the blogs of family caregivers, weekly words ofcomforts, weekly self-care plans, weekly chats, a Community CaregivingJournal, free webinars, and online support groups.http://www.caregiving.com/9. Caregiving.com
    • BenefitsCheckUp® is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA),a nonprofit service and advocacy organization. It helps you find benefitprograms that can help pay for medications, health care, food, utilities andmore.https://www.benefitscheckup.org/10. BenefitsCheckUp®
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