Caregiver Resources & Support

FCAIn honor of all the many caregivers out there, I researched the following resources. It is worth the time in a busy schedule to learn more about the job of caregiving. Many tips, helpful information and support can be found below. They are all so overwhelmingly outstanding, I couldn’t decide which order to put them in!

Family Caregiver Alliance: National Center on Caregiving – provides simply put a wealth of caregiver education and information, has an impressive list services available presented in a searchable database, research, advocacy, newsletter, a so much more at: Superior resource with a ton of information with each click.

AARPAARP Caregiving Resource Center – another magnificent resource for caregivers with calculators, caregiver issues, latest news and new articles, finding a provider for various living situations, planning, insurance, legal, caring for yourself, end of life care, grief & loss and so much more. Wow. Another outstanding site!

National Alliance for Caregiving – “a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge” They have an extensive list of resources to assist caregivers at

The Huffington Post – November 24, 2014 – a collection of articles on caregiver issues A Trusted Non-Profit Resource – an excellent resource for caregivers to learn more about how to help their loved ones and themselves, a must read at:, especially their “8 Words of Advice” at:

Caregiver Action Network – CAN – a forum, current and former caregiver volunteers help align caregivers with resources, a toolbox of resources and information can be found at:, 10 tips for family caregivers, and a list of other agencies and organizations can all be found at:

So I have reviewed only a few website but have found a wealth of information out there on every issue under the sun. If you don’t find it on one site, it is definitely on another. I encourage my readers in need of information on caregiving to give all of the sites a bit of your time. They are worth it!

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Melissa Cook
Melissa Cook is the author of As a retired high school teacher and school district administrator, she chooses to share her MS story in hopes of benefiting others.