Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

*Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline

Description:

Provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call toll-free anytime day or night at 1.800.272.3900.


Elder Care at the Workplace

Source: Work and Family Research Network (WFRN), Boston College

Description:

Website includes information and resources about creating workplaces that are accommodating to family caregivers, including those providing care to senior and disabled loved ones.


Eldercare at Home: A Guide for Family Caregivers

Source: American Geriatrics Society

Description:

Online guide is a resource for families and friends who are caring for older people at home. Written by experienced health professionals, the guide is a tool for caregivers who are working in consultation with a health care professional in providing home care for an older person.


Factsheet: Caregivers Need Care Too

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

The role of the caregiver; taking care of yourself; finding the help you need.


Family Caregiver Alliance

Source: National Center on Caregiving

Description:

Nonprofit organization addressing the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Website contains information, factsheets and contact information to agencies. Contains information in English, Spanish, and Chinese.


National Family Caregiver Support Program

Source: Administration for Community Living

Description:

Website includes a wide variety of resources for family caregivers and professionals in the caregiver support field; includes factsheet with information about family caregiver programs for each state


National Family Caregivers Association

Source: Caregiver Action Network (CAN)

Description:

The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one.


Stress Information and Resources

Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Description:

Articles, research and factsheets about stress from the National Institutes of Health