If you or someone you know is caring for a friend or family members and needs some help, check out these local, state, national resources.

 

Family caregiver

 

These sites provide a variety of general information related to family caregiving as well as places to find specific information about illnesses and conditions that often require caregiving.

 

Health care

 

Learn more about the different kinds of care available and where to go to get assistance accessing care.

 

Legal and financial

 

Understanding the legal and financial issues surrounding famly caregiving can be challenging. Learn more about these concerns and where to go for assistance.

 

Living options

 

Families can have very different living arrangements when caregiving is involved and, when care needs change, those arrangements often have to change too. Learn more about the different types of housing and living options available to people who need care.

 

Grandparenting

 

It is becoming more common for grandparents to take on the responsiblity of caring for a grandchild. And while the experience can be rewarding, it can also be challenging. Learn more about the assistance available for grandparents who are raising a grandchild or another young family member.

 

Assistive Technology

 

Assistive technology (AT) is any product or device that enables people with disabilities or those who struggle completing daily tasks to improve their independence and quality of life in the community, at home, at work, and at school.  AT devices can make life easier for the caregiver as well as the person using it.