Caregiving Info

Caregiving

latin-manAgingCare.com, helps people caring for elderly parents find support, resources and information.  It also serves as a place for caregivers to connect with other caregivers.

Eldercare Online, an internet community of elder caregivers.  The website includes a bi-monthly newsletter, an eldercare forum, and monthly chats among other resources.

Emergency Planning Checklist, tool for people in long-term care facilities and their family members and others.

Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving

Family Caregiver Handbook, a guide for family and other unpaid caregivers who care for an adult or senior with disabilities.  Washington State Dept of Social and Health Services. Aging and Disability Services Administration.

Family Caregiving 101, developed by The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) and the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC),  provides caregivers with the basic tools, skills and information they need to protect their own physical and mental health while they provide high quality care for their loved one.

Keeping Older Drivers Safe on the Road, this podcast, Rebecca Naumann, MPH, an epidemiologist from CDC’s Injury Center, talks about steps older adults can take to stay safer on the road. Created: 3/15/2010 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. Date Released: 3/15/2010.

National Alliance for Caregiving

National Association of Social Workers – Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults, standards designed to enhance social work practice with family caregivers of older adults and to help the public understand the role of professional social workers.

National Family Caregivers Association

National Institute on Aging

Next Step in Care provides information and advice to help family caregivers and health care providers plan safe and smooth transitions for patients, Free downloadable guides and tools for dealing with care transitions.

Protecting the Health of Family Caregivers, this podcast discusses role of family caregivers and the importance of protecting their health. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals. Created: 12/23/2009 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP). Date Released: 12/23/2009. Series Name: Healthy Aging.

Rosalynn Carter Institute, provides education information for caregivers and information about caregiving.

Well Spouse Association, is a national membership organization that provides support to spouses and partners of people who are chronically ill and/or disabled.

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