RESOURCES FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS

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.

 

After Caregiving Resources

 

These resources help caregivers maneuver through the emotional, legal, financial, and other life changes that come after day-to-day caregiving ends when the loved one moves to a facility or dies.

 

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.

 

Cancer Specific Resources

 

Find out about cancer specific resources

 

Caregiver Support Agencies

 

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.

 

Caregiver Support Groups

 

Find out about support groups, memory cafes, caregiver classes, and training options that connect caregivers with information and groups to learn about caring for their loved ones and themselves.

 

Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease

 

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Find out about dementia specific resources

 

Family Caregiver Resources by Innerbody Research

 

Resources for Family Caregivers

If you’re a caregiver for an elder or a loved one with an illness or disability, you may need help with finances, advocacy, or self-care. Read this guide for valuable resources.

 

Grandparents and Relative Caregivers

 

It is becoming more common for grandparents and other relatives to take on the responsibility of surrogate parenting due to the absence of the parents.  This can be a rewarding, yet challenging experience. Learn more about the assistance available for grandparents and other relatives who are raising a grandchild or another young family member.

 

Health Care Resources

 

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

 

Legal and Financial Resources

 

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

 

Long Term Care 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. 

 

Parkinson's Related Resources

 

Find out about Parkinson's specific resources

 

Senior Housing and Care Resources

 

Use our resources and tools to navigate the world of senior housing and care.