Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Articles for Family Caregivers

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Family Caregiver Alliance is committed to continuing to support caregivers through the evolving situation associated with the coronavirus. During this time of heightened awareness about public health and reducing risk of exposure for ourselves and those we care for, it’s very important to gather updated information from trusted sources.


Below are links to coronavirus-related resources and articles that will be of interest to caregivers and those in their care.


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Information about Staying Home and What to Do If a Person Is Sick


CDC: Find a series of articles about remaining at home and what to do if you’re sick.


 



Caregiving Guidance


Public Health Agency of Canada


Alzheimer's Association


CNN


AARP


PREPARE for your care


Coalition for Compassionate Care of California ​


Home Alone Alliance 


  • Family Caregiving How-To Video Series
    • The “How-To” videos and resource guides for family caregivers are on specific medical/nursing tasks – including preparing special diets, managing incontinence, wound care, mobility, and managing medications. The videos and resource guides, many of which are available in both English and Spanish, are free of charge.

In-Home Care


CareAcademy


San Francisco Department of Public Health


Justice in Aging



General Resources and Articles about COVID-19


CDC


The World Health Organization​


COVID-19 Health Literacy Project


San Francisco Department of Public Health


ADvancing States


California Department of Public Health


Colorin Colorado


Kaiser Family Foundation


The Huffington Post


CNET



What Are the Current Nursing Home Visitation Guidelines?


California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform



How to Practice Self-Care During This Crisis


Family Caregiver Alliance


National Association of Social Workers​


CDC


YMCA


AARP


Smithsonian Magazine


People Magazine


Monterey Bay Aquarium


TravelZoo



How to Stay Connected and Managing Isolation During This Crisis 


AARP


Next Avenue


Refinery 29



What You Need to Know about Food and Grocery Delivery


Consumer Reports


Consumers Checkbook



Financial Matters


Justice in Aging 


Federal Trade Commission


Money Magazine



Spiritual support


Interfaith Council of Alameda County


The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County


The Marin Interfaith Council


Peninsula Multifaith Coalition


The San Francisco Interfaith Council


The Silicon Valley Interreligious Council



California and San Francisco Bay Area-Specific Resources


State of California Employment Development Department


California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response


City and County of San Francisco


San Francisco Department of Public Health


Alameda County Health Care Services Agency


Good Samaritan Family Resource Center 


The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County


The San Francisco Interfaith Council


 

Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020