​​​PASSAGES CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER

Helpful Websites for Caregivers 

AARP
www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/
Through this site, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) contains articles, tools and forums to assist caregivers in navigating the “labyrinth of caregiving”.

Alzheimer’s Association
www.alz.org
The Alzheimer’s Association offers numerous resources for caregivers; their website includes fact sheets, resource information, publications, and news items related to Alzheimer’s disease. This site also provides links and contact information for regional chapters.

Caregiver Action Network
www.caregiveraction.org
The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) site provides education, peer support and resources to family caregivers. It also provides additional links to other sites. Caregivers will find recent articles from the newsletter, tips, and information about CAN and its programs.

CareGiving.com
www.caregiving.com
This site offers a discussion forum, blogs, information, and webinars on caregiving.

Family Caregiver Alliance
www.caregiver.org
The Family Caregiver Alliance provides resource and referral information to caregivers. The site features online support groups, and provides information on upcoming tele-workshops for caregivers.

Today’s Caregiver Magazine
www.caregiver911.com
This site is the online homepage for Today’s Caregiver, a magazine devoted to caregiving issues. It contains articles, newsletter archives and a discussion board.


Related Organizations

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
http://www.canhr.org/factsheets/index.html 
CANHR publishes fact sheets on a wide range of topics important to long term care consumers, including nursing home information, Medi-Cal eligibility, elder abuse, etc.

National Alliance for Caregiving
www.caregiving.org
This is a coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving. The website includes research findings, publications and public policy related to caregiving.

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
www.rci.gsw.edu
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving provides a forum for professional and informal caregivers. Their focus is on bringing attention to caregiving, and providing information to caregivers.

Well Spouse Association
www.wellspouse.org
The Well Spouse Association offers support for spousal caregivers. Their web site offers email discussion groups and lists related publications and regional activities.

 
Consumer Resources


California Health Advocates
www.cahealthadvocates.org
This website provides information about Medicare benefits and long-term care for people who live in California.

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.

Paying for Senior Care
www.payingforseniorcare.com
A searchable database of over 400 programs that help pay for or can reduce the cost of care for home care, homes modifications for aging in place or adult day care.


State Departments

California Department of Aging  www.aging.ca.gov

California Department of Health Care Services  www.dhcs.ca.gov

California Department of Veterans Affairs   www.calvet.ca.gov

California Health & Human Services Agency  www.chhs.ca.gov


Federal Departments

Administration on Aging  www.aoa.gov

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  www.cms.gov

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services  www.hhs.gov

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  www.va.gov


Fact Sheets

For a list of fact sheets from the Family Caregiver Alliance, click here.

 


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