Family Caregiving 101
If you're caring for a loved one
who is ill or disabled, this site is a good place to start
looking for help. Start here to find assistance, answers, new
ideas and helpful advice.
Children of Aging Parents (CAPS)
Children of Aging Parents is a
nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to assist
the nation's nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly or
chronically ill with reliable information, referrals and
support, and to heighten public awareness that the health of the
family caregivers is essential to ensure quality care of the
nation's growing elderly population.
The Eldercare Locator is a free public service of the U.S.
Administration on Aging that connects older Americans and their
caregivers with sources of information on senior services.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Click on “Caregiving Info & Advice”
for a wide range of useful information.
National Alliance for Caregiving / Family Care Resource
The National Alliance for
Caregiving hosts the Family Care Resource Connection, a
clearinghouse for books, videos, Web sites and other materials
for family caregivers.
National Family Caregivers Association
The National Family Caregivers
Association (NFCA) supports, educates, and speaks up for the
more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill,
aged, or disabled loved one.
Lotsa Helping Hands
Lotsa Helping Hands
is an online tool that provides a simple, immediate way for
friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors to assist loved ones
Well Spouse Association
Well Spouse is a national, nonprofit membership
organization which gives support to wives, husbands, and
partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.
is temporary relief for caregivers and
families who are caring for those with disabilities, chronic
or terminal illnesses, or the elderly. This web site is
devoted to issues regarding the provision of respite to
those caregivers through a
variety of means including Federal Legislation.