Below are some links to some resources I have found especially helpful for family caregivers.
Launched in 1996 to help those who care for a family member or friend, CareGiving.com features the blogs of family caregivers, weekly words of comforts, daily chats, podcasts and free webinars. Through its blog posts, podcasts and video chats, CareGiving.com holds one of the largest online libraries of caregiving stories.
CaregivingAdvice.com is an online gateway to information and support for caregivers. Caregiving Advice was launched in 2010 with the sole mission of offering practical advice, resources, and guidance to caregivers, as well as those who are trying to reach caregiver audiences.
AARP’s Family Caregiving Website hosts a wealth of information for those either just beginning their caregiving journey or veteran caregivers looking for more tools and resources online. Everything from home safety tips to financial advice are available. Connect with other caregivers from all walks of life to share personal experiences.
AARP’s Home Alone Alliance Videos show you how to perform complex medical care tasks at home.
The ARCH National Respite Network includes the National Respite Locator, a service to help caregivers and professionals locate respite services in their community.
Established in 1996, the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy. NAC conducts research, does policy analysis, develops national best-practice programs, and works to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues.
Dementia & Alzheimer’s Resources
The DAWN Method® is a simple, person-centered approach to dementia care that helps families create a more comfortable home caregiving environment for loved ones with dementia and put off the high cost of long-term care.
Teepa Snow’s philosophy and education is reflective of her life-long journey professionally caring for and personally supporting people living with various forms of dementia. This person-centered approach evolved to meet the complex and unique needs of individuals using effective and structured technique.
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