From Elder Care.com, CareGuide will connect you with a skilled, compassionate provider for a better quality of life for you or your loved one. Simply create your online profile and search nearby providers.
Caring.com was created for those looking for support and information about aging spouses, loved ones, and patents. Find detailed reviews of assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, memory care facilities, in-hone care providers, nursing homes, and continuing care retirement communities.
The alliance provides education, information and services for family caregivers. This includes the Family Care Navigator, which gives a convenient state-by-state list of assistance and services. As well as Caregiver Connect, which is home to a caregiver newsletter, online support groups, and inspiring caregiver stories.
Family Caregiving 101 is a downloadable webinar offering an introduction to caregiving from the National Center on Caregiving. Donna Schempp, LCSW covers topics like what a caregiver is, why self-identifying as a caregiver is important, and to provide participants with an understanding of the potential impacts that providing care to themselves and their friend or family member.
The Gilbert Guide covers the needs of older adults. The guide includes articles on health, housing, travel, housing options, finances and anything else to help older Americans.
Homeability.com focuses on "tips, tricks, & technology for living at home at any age". Homeability offers a wide variety of articles on Mobility, Bathroom, Falls, Safety and funding. While providing resources such as buying guides, newsletters, and an informative blog.
In under a minute Lotsa Helping Hands help you create an online community to assist managing your loved one’s care. Set up a shared calendar covering meals, doctors appointments, and special occasions. Along with a quick and easy way to update friends and families about your loved one’s status and upcoming events. In addition Lotsa Helping Hands includes a simple, secure place to store your loved one’s important medical information.
MySeniorCare is a 100% free service for Seniors. Speak with a MySeniorCare Adviser, toll free, to find the best options in your area. In addition MySeniorCare features an extensive list of pre-approved independent living, alzheimer’s care, home care, continuing care, retirement communities, assisted living, and nursing homes.
National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) puts together an organized program of compassionate and professional supervised services for adults in a safe environment outside of the home during the day. Adult Day Centers offer an interactive, safe and secure environment for Seniors who need supervised daily care. Also the NADSA offers tips on how to choose the right Adult Day Service for you and your loved one.
Founded in 1996 the National Alliance for Caregiving is not for profit national organization committed to improving the lives of family caregivers. These actions include grassroots organizing, professional associations, service organizations, government agencies, and coordination with corporations.
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is an nonprofit organization that represents over 33,000 home care and hospice organizations. Their site offers extensive news and up to date resources and services.
The Caregiver Community Action Network, is a volunteer support network active in over 40 different states. The Network provides educational materials, information, peer support, and online resources for family caregivers.
Strength for Caring was created by AARP and Johnson & Johnson to provide a wide variety of valuable expert information and the chance to connect with other caregivers. This includes tips on caring for yourself, providing care, senior housing, and also connecting with professionals online or locally.
The Well Spouse Foundation provides education and support for caregivers facing the special and unique challenges facing the “well” spouses daily.