Coronavirus Resources and Articles for Family Caregivers

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.

For information about our new and upcoming classes and webinars for caregivers, please see our calendar.

Check out our NEW Tip Sheets: 

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.
  • 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

  • COVID-19: A Guide for Direct Care Workers
    • Free COVID-19 certification class prepares direct care workers to perform critical frontline work during today’s challenging times.
  • Free COVID-19 certification class prepares direct care workers to perform critical frontline work during today’s challenging times.

San Francisco Department of Public Health

Justice in Aging

 COVID-19: Resources for Advocates Serving Older Adults

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

AARP

Smithsonian Magazine

People Magazine

Monterey Bay Aquarium

TravelZoo

​Senior Planet

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