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


Assistive Technology


Assistive technology (AT) is any product or device that enables people with disabilities or those who struggle to complete 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.


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.




It is becoming more common for grandparents to take on the responsibility 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.


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 family 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.