Caregiver Resources

Currently, 72% of caregivers take care of someone 50 years old or more. As the baby boomer generation ages, the number of people who need to care will continue to swell. Here are some additional resources that might help with the care of your loved ones.

Seniors Suffering from Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Resource
More than 3,000 cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed yearly in the United States. Since 2006, Asbestos.com has served as an advocacy center that provides hope and delivers quality resources and information for patients and loved ones coping with mesothelioma. Their vision is a world where everyone with mesothelioma has free access to information, services, and…

Alzheimers Association

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The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.   Anyone touched by this…

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Area Agency on Aging
Their mission – “The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s primary mission is to build the capacity of our members so they can help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.” Learn more about N4A’s Aging Services touching many vital…

DailyCaring.com

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It can be imperative for Caregivers to focus on finding useful tips to provide better care and get through each day with optimal success. But in today’s internet, convoluted with information, where do you begin?… DailyCaring is a site dedicated to keeping caregivers informed with practical tools backed by thoughtful research. “We search everywhere to…

CareGiving.com

  Launched by Denise M. Brown in 1996, Caregiving.com’s mission is 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…

Eldercare Locator

Eldercare locator
The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Since 1991, the Eldercare Locator has been linking those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Whether help is needed with…

Village to Village Network

VtVN energizes Villages, of vibrant members engaged in their communities to support seniors that wish to age in place. The Village Movement started with Beacon Hill Village in Boston over 15 years ago and today there are over 200 open Villages and more than 150 in development in 45 states and the District of Columbia.…

HealthinAging.org

Powered by professionals at the American Geriatrics Society, this website provides expert health information for older adults and caregivers about critical issues we all face as we age.

Seniority Matters

Seniority Matters is an excellent resource for caregivers in the South Florida area, providing advice and long term strategies. Frankly, the web site provides insights that are valuable for all caregivers and well worth a look. Founded by Nancy Stein, Ph.D., an epidemiologist who spent many years providing long-distance care for her own parents and…

Care Giving Advice

Welcome to Caregiving Advice! Caregivers are everywhere. You might not even realize you are one, or that you’ve been one. But one thing all caregivers have in common? We need resources. We need advice. We need hope. All caregivers — no matter what age or situation — need essentially the same things: Conversation.We need someone to…