FCA Blog

FCA Helps Providers Support Caregivers


We recently launched an e-news Update for health care and social services providers that shares resources, tips and support for family caregivers.


We know that providers often have clients or patients with family caregivers at home. In these days of COVID-19, caregivers often face extra challenges and stress on top of regular caregiving duties — and we want to help those who need support.


Proud to Advocate for LGBTQ Caregivers

For more than 40 years, Family Caregiver Alliance has worked to improve the lives of caregivers and those in their care.

A Statement from Family Caregiver Alliance

We remain committed to serving communities of color and addressing inequities in health.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King

Two Dementia Caregiving Programs Added to Best Practice Caregiving

This article describes two of the 44 dementia caregiving programs found in Best Practice Caregiving (bpc.caregiver.org), a free online database that helps organizations identify, compare and adopt best-fit programs for their clientele and community. 

New Approaches to Dementia Caregiving Bring Results

This article describes one of more than 40 dementia caregiving programs found in Best Practice Caregiving (bpc.caregiver.org), a free online database that helps organizations identify, compare and adopt best-fit programs for their clientele and community. 
 
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It Takes a Village: Extra Support Helps Dementia Caregivers Thrive

This article describes one of more than 40 dementia caregiving programs found in Best Practice Caregiving (bpc.caregiver.org), a free online database that helps organizations identify, compare and adopt best-fit programs for their clientele and community.

12 Remote-Delivery Programs for Organizations That Support Dementia Caregivers

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, friend and family caregivers of those living with dementia are navigating new challenges and stressors. Even as they continue managing their usual care-related responsibilities, many now receive less assistance from others, have access to fewer services, and in some cases must care for and supervise other dependent family members who must remain at home.

In Their Own Words: How One Program Changed the Lives of Dementia Patients and Their Caregivers

This article describes one of more than 40 dementia caregiving programs found in Best Practice Caregiving (bpc.caregiver.org), a free online database that helps organizations identify, compare and adopt best-fit programs for their clientele and community.

Scaling Services to Meet the New Demands of a Changing Family Caregiver Demographic

California is set to see a rapid increase in older adults over the next decade when 20 percent of the population will be over age 65. This population – and their family caregivers - will be more diverse than at any other time in the state’s history. The estimated 4.5 million unpaid family members are the largest long-term workforce caring for older and disabled adults. California needs to expand support to family caregivers so adults needing assistance can remain in the community and family caregivers can get the services they need to work, care and thrive.

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