Primary Caregivers

Families, Tech and Caregiving Webinar Archives Now Available

Now Available: Two Archived Webinars on

How Emerging Technologies Can Help Caregiving Families

Dementia: Is This Dementia and What Does It Mean?


What does it mean when someone is said to have dementia? For some people, the word conjures up scary images of “crazy” behavior and loss of control. In fact, the word dementia describes a group of symptoms that includes short-term memory loss, confusion, the inability to problem-solve, the inability to complete multi-step activities such as preparing a meal or balancing a checkbook, and, sometimes, personality changes or unusual behavior.

Planning Ahead for the Care You May Need: Health Care Decisions in the Era of COVID-19

Palliative Care on the Front Lines of COVID-19

For Seniors, People with Disabilities, and Attendants/Caregivers: Protecting ALL of Us During the COVID Pandemic and Beyond

In this webinar, we explore what people with disabilities and seniors who employ homecare attendants, and their attendants, are doing to stay safe and support one another during the Coronavirus crisis. This webinar also includes Hand in Hand's general recommendations for best practices for hiring and employing personal care attendants.

Tip Sheet: Low-Cost Equipment for Seniors

What Are the Equipment Options? How to Find Information

Internet Services for Low-Income Adults

As more access to services and information move online, those with reduced or fixed income budgets can take advantage of discounted internet services offered by many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in their communities. Companies that offer basic connectivity for those on a fixed/low income budget are subsidized by the Federal Communications Commission through the Universal Service Administrative Company. While not offered in all communities – rural communities may still have difficulties with internet services – most urban and suburban areas have at least one option.

COVID-19 Caring for People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia

COVID-19 Caring for People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia

This webinar includes helpful information for those taking care of someone with Alzheimer's disease during the COVID-19 emergency.

It is presented in English, Cantonese, and Spanish. Click the above link and then scroll down on the YouTube page to the Table of Contents where you many choose the language to which you wish to listen. 

This webinar is presented by:

護理和冠狀病毒 給看護者的小指示 (Caregiving and the Coronavirus: Tips For Caregivers)


在進行預防新型冠狀病毒(novel coronavirus)的措施期間,家人和朋友的照顧者應加強預防措施,以保護您自己和自己所關心的人的健康。


• 建立一份本地組織清單,萬一您和您的家人需要醫療保健和其他資源協助時,可以聯繫那些本地組織。

Cuidado y el coronavirus: CONSEJOS PARA CUIDADORES (Caregiving and the Coronavirus: Tips For Caregivers)

Versión en PDF disponible aquí

Durante las medidas actuales de prevención de infecciones asociadas con el nuevo coronavirus, los cuidadores familiares y amigos deben tomar precauciones adicionales para mantenerse a sí mismos y a quienes cuidan de manera saludable.


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