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Information and support for caregivers as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones 50+. They provide articles, helpful tools, a comprehensive local directory of caregiving services, and the collective wisdom of an involved community. Caring.com's content includes advice from a team of more than 50 trusted leaders in geriatric medicine, law, finance, housing, and other key areas of healthcare and eldercare.
|Anyone, but their focus is primarily on the family caregiver caring for 50+||Anyone, but their focus is primarily on the family caregiver caring for 50+||650-312-7100 (voice mail service only please visit the website for faster service with caregiving needs)||http://www.caring.com/|
|Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)|
FCA support and assists families and caregivers through education, advocacy and services. In addition to providing training to technical assistance to California's Caregiver Resource Centers, FCA hosts the National Center on Caregiving (NCC). The NCC serves as a central source of information on caregiving and long-term care issues and works to advance policies and programs for caregivers in every state in the country.
|Anyone||Anyone||(800) 445-8106 |
9:00am - 5:00pm
This organization offers educational programs, connective social activities, emotional support, and inter-generational programming designed to help you navigate through your community's continuum of care. Designed to ensure families have access to new, supportive settings created for the purpose of educating, empowering and energizing.
|Anyone||Anyone||(888) 655-3392 (888 OK LEEZA)|
Sherman Oaks (818) 817-3259
Los Angeles (323) 932-5414
|National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC)|
Coalition of organizations focused on family caregiving issues. Conducts research, policy analysis and develops national programs to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues.
|National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)|
Grassroots membership organization for family caregivers. Supports family caregivers through education, information and referral services, and advocacy.
|Anyone||Anyone||(800) 896-3650 |
|National Volunteer Caregiving Network (Faith In Action)|
The National Volunteer Caregiving Network (NVCN) provides technical assistance, educational webinars, national conferences, information and referral, and mentorship, among other benefits for member organizations. Membership is open to any organization or individual who can realize benefits. Interfaith volunteer caregiving is based on the belief that people of ALL faiths include a tenet to help their neighbors by putting their faith into action.
|anyone||Eligibility varies by program (see website)||304-907-0428 (note: only give this number if they absolutely do not have access to a computer)||http://www.nvcnetwork.org|
|Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving|
Hosted by Georgia Southwestern State University and provides information on caregiver programs, education and training, a community forum, publications and current events in caregiving for family and professional caregivers.
|Well Spouse Association|
A national, non-profit membership organization that provides support to wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled through established support groups in communities all over the country.
|Any spouse or partner caring for someone who is chronically ill or disabled.||__||(800) 838-0879 |
Check "Support Groups, Contacts" list under "Find Caregiver Support" on website for local offices