Caregiver Information and Forms

Age In Place Services

Source: The National Aging in Place Council

Description:

National association for individuals from the aging, healthcare, financial services, legal, design and building sectors dedicated to helping aging persons have a healthy and comfortable life at home.


American Association of Caregiving Youth

Source: www.aacy.org/

Description:

Resource for the support of children who are caring for ill, injured, elderly or disabled family members


Benefits Checkup

Source: National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Description:

Online service to identify federal and state assistance programs for older adults


Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

Free guidebook is available in hard copy or download


Consumer's Toolkit for Health Care Advance Planning

Source: American Bar Association

Description:

Information and forms for making a health care advance directive (such as a living will or durable power of attorney for health care)


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.


Factsheet: Let's Talk! Top 10 Things to Discuss with Your Parents

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Ten things seniors and loved ones should think about when planning for the future.


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.


Grieving a Loss

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

Description:

Consumer information site includes information about hospice care, advance directives, family caregiving, grief and practical issues


Heart Disease Caregiver Resources

Source: American Heart Association

Description:

Online resources for people who are serving as a family caregiver for a heart or stroke patient.


Medicare Authorization to Disclose Personal Health Information Form

Source: Medicare.gov

Description:

Form can be used for healthcare representatives, family caregivers


Mental Health Topics

Source: U.S. Government

Description:

Information for patients and families from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)


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.