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.
A consumer-oriented site offering caregivers information about general topics in caregiving, including “caring for parents” and “finding help.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Caregiver Action Network
Consumer-oriented site that supports family caregivers and offers education, information and resources.
National Institute on Aging
Offers free publications on caregiving subjects including doctor/patient communication and a long-distance caregiver guide.
Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Includes information on programs, education and training, a caregiver community forum, publications and current events in caregiving.