Caregivers Count Too! – Section 2: Online Resources


Family Caregiver Alliance

National Center on Caregiving

Offers comprehensive caregiving information and advice, fact sheets, reports and studies, discussion groups and newsletters for caregivers, practitioners, policymakers and researchers. In addition, a state-by-state resource guide offers a searchable database of publicly-funded caregiver support programs.

Phone: 800-445-8106

Website: www.caregiver.org

AARP

A consumer-oriented site offering caregivers information about general topics in caregiving, including “caring for parents” and “finding help.”

Phone: 888-687-2277

Website: www.aarp.org/caregiving

Administration for Community Living

National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP)

Offers information about the National Family Caregiver Support Program, including where to turn for support and assistance, and services for family caregivers.

Website: www.acl.gov/programs/support-caregivers/national-family-caregiver-support-program

ARCH National Respite Network

Provides information on respite programs, policy and other initiatives (such as trainings and conferences) around the country. The site also includes a respite locator service to help you find your nearest providers.

Website: archrespite.org

Today’s Caregiver

Provides information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. The website includes tips, guides and personal stories about caregiver health, family, financial, legal and medical issues.

Website: caregiver.com

Mather Lifeways

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

The Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging offers fee-based online and in-person education programs that enhance the knowledge and self-care skills of family caregivers.

Phone: 888-722-6468

Website: www.matherlifewaysinstituteonaging.com

Powerful Tools for Caregivers: www.powerfultoolsforcaregivers.org

National Alliance for Caregiving

Includes information on caregiving research studies and policy analyses and links to the Family Care Resource Connection, which includes reviews and ratings of books, videos, websites, and other resources on family caregiving issues.

Website: www.caregiving.org

Caregiver Action Network

Consumer-oriented site that supports family caregivers and offers education, information and resources.

Website: caregiveraction.org

National Institute on Aging

Offers free publications on caregiving subjects including doctor/patient communication and a long-distance caregiver guide.

Website: www.nia.nih.gov

Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Includes information on programs, education and training, a caregiver community forum, publications and current events in caregiving.

Website: https://www.rosalynncarter.org/

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