Caregiver National Resources

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

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Caregiver National Resources

  1. 1. Caregiver ResourcesThese organizations will help you cope with your role as a caregiver
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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.”
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. National Family Caregivers Association ( http://www.thefamilycaregiver.org/ )Provides useful tips and guides for all aspects of family caregiving.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. Women’s Health Information Center ( http://www.womenshealth.gov/ )Offers useful resources on topics that affect women caregivers.
  12. 12. Find Quality Care Now Locate a BrightStar Near You!Find a location in the USFind a location in Canada

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