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Caregiver National Resources

Caregiver National Resources



These organizations will help you cope with your role as a caregiver.

These organizations will help you cope with your role as a caregiver.



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    • Caregiver ResourcesThese organizations will help you cope with your role as a caregiver
    • Caring from a Distance ( http://www.cfad.org/ )Caring from a Distance is a nonprofit organization geared specifically tothe particular challenges faced by caregivers who live far away from theelder. It offers information, support, and helpful links.
    • AARP ( http://www.aarp.org/ )AARP has free online seminars for caregivers, such as “ManagingCaregiving Details: The Basics” and “Planning for the Care of AgingParents.”
    • Children of Aging Parents ( http://www.caps4caregivers.org/ )Children of Aging Parents (CAPS) offers caregiver support programs in13 states for adult children caring for elderly parents.
    • National Alliance for Caregiving ( http://www.familycaregiving101.org/ )National Alliance for Caregiving provides information for caregivers onhow to take care of themselves while providing care.
    • Family Caregiver Alliance ( http://www.caregiver.org/)Family Caregiver Alliance is a national network that addresses the needsof families and friends providing longterm care at home. The Web siteincludes information, free publications, and an online caregiver supportdiscussion group.
    • National Family Caregiver Support Program, U.S. Administration on Aging Resource Page ( http://www.aoa.gov/ )Provides links to government, nonprofit, and commercial caregiver Websites. It also includes information and articles on a variety of topics.
    • AARP Well Spouse Foundation ( http://www.wellspouse.org/ )Well Spouse Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing supportand other resources to husbands, wives, and partners of chronically illor disabled individuals.
    • National Family Caregivers Association ( http://www.thefamilycaregiver.org/ )Provides useful tips and guides for all aspects of family caregiving.
    • Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving ( http://www.rosalynncarter.org/ )Works to establish local, state, and national partnerships committed tobuilding quality long-term care systems and providing greaterrecognition and support for caregivers.
    • Women’s Health Information Center ( http://www.womenshealth.gov/ )Offers useful resources on topics that affect women caregivers.
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