For Professionals

Camp for Caring (FCA)

Camp for caring is a weekend retreat for individuals with Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Parkinson's disease or a related disorder.

Organization:

Family Caregiver Alliance

El Portal

El Portal is an outreach program of the Alzheimer's Association aiming to build partnerships in the Latino community.

Organization:

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

How does it work?

Caregiver Assistance Network

The Caregiver Assistance Network is a program from the Catholic Social Services of Southwestern Ohio. It offers an array of services through a single central access point, including support groups, respite, and education.

Organization:

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio

Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) Palliative Care and Bereavement Program

The VPH Palliative Care and Bereavement Program serves end-of-life patients and their families by addressing physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual issues associated with illness and dying.

Organization:

Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH)

Caregiving Near Life's End: The National Train-the-Trainer Program

The intervention assists caregivers in finding meaning, purpose and value during the end-of-life caregiving experience.

Organization:

Suncoast Hospice

Suncoast Hospice is the nation's largest not-for-profit, community-based provider of hospice and palliative care. The Hospice provides care for tens of thousands of people annually, and leads innovative service delivery, social change advocacy, technology development and other end-of-life initiatives.

Location:

Largo, FL

How does it work?

STAR-C: Managing Difficult Behaviors

STAR-C: Managing Difficult Behaviors: A Standardized Intervention to Help Family Caregivers

STAR-Caregivers (STAR-C) is a standardized intervention to help family caregivers identify, reduce, and manage difficult behavioral symptoms of their relative with Alzheimer's disease.

Organization:

University of Washington

New York University Caregivers Program

New York University Caregivers Program

The New York University Caregivers Program started in 1987 and has gone through various phases. Since its inception, the program has focused on diminishing the negative impacts and increases the positive supportive elements of family caregiving. New York University - Langone Medical Center is committed to making world-class contributions that place service to human health at the center of an academic culture devoted to excellence in research, patient care, and education.

Organization:

Caregiving Across the States: 50 State Profiles (2014)

Caregiving Across the States: 50 State Profiles - 2014 Update

 

Coping with Caregiving. REACH I

REACH I is a research project which explores the effectiveness of different interventions to reduce burden and distress of family caregivers. It includes a train-the trainer education program which focuses exclusively on self-care for dementia family caregivers.

Organization:

Stanford University School of Medicine Older Adult and Family Center

Caregiver Health Education Program

The Caregiver Health Education Program trains professionals and informal caregivers to lead educational and support groups for families and friends of frail older persons with chronic disabilities. There are several versions of the program including a dementia specific version and a version to be delivered by teleconference.

Organization:

Institute of Gerontology, University at Albany, State University of New York.

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