A free nationwide directory assistance service to help older persons and caregivers locate local support resources. Administered through the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging in Washington, D.C.
A coalition of 40 national organizations that conducts research and policy analysis, develops national programs, and works to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues across the life span.
Grassroots organization created to educate, support, empower, and speak up for the millions of Americans who care for chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved ones. Inquire about free membership for family caregivers.
The independent voice of family and professional caregivers of adults with brain impairment caused by dementia (such as Alzheimer’s), stroke, related illness, or trauma. The Caregiver’s Voice features a wealth of information to bring knowledge, strength, and joy to caregivers.
A free easy-to-use service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Amercians. Enter information about your financial situation into an online questionnaire. Then, BenefitsCheckUp explains what benefit programs you might be eligible for and how to apply for them.
Free on-line newsletter for families and caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. This site contains valuable articles and information even though it is no longer actively updated.
World leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. Founded in 1980, this nationwide network of chapters offers support to individuals affected by Alzheimer’s with 24/7 information and referral, safety services, and education and support groups.
A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. Useful information and resources for caregivers with tips and tools.
Federal agency responsible for advancing the concerns and interests of older people and their caregivers. This website offers a wealth of resources, including aging statistics, long-term care planning, and a search bar for local programs.
The ASA is the largest professional membership association committed to enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families. Founded in 1954.
Caregiver.com is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, they are dedicated to caregivers. The web site includes topic specific newsletters, online discussion lists, back issue articles of Today’s Caregiver magazine, chat rooms and an online store. All of it’s products are developed for caregivers, about caregivers and by caregivers.
Provider of comprehensive training for caregivers with detailed and hands on instructional workshops. All instructors have at least five years as a caregiver and includes Nurses, Nannies, Newborn Care Specialists, Doulas, Therapists and Childbirth Educators. Their unique combination of Women from all different family care backgrounds allows them to offer one of a kind training programs.
Find a nursing home, assisted living, or hospice; check your eligibility for benefits; get resources for long-distance caregiving; review legal issues; and find support for caregivers.
Resource List Updated Sept 2011