www.caregiverslibrary.org From Family Care America. One of the largest sources of information and tools for caregivers and seniors. Hundreds of useful articles, forms, checklists and links. Examples: caregiving decisions questionnaire, needs assessment, organizing records, communication skills, managing difficult behavior, driving assessment, end of life issues legal and insurance issues.
www.caregiver.org from Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving. Another huge resource, with links to public policy and research, caregiving information and advice, fact sheets, and publications, online groups, "Connections" newsletter, and information in other languages.
nia.nih.gov/alzheimers Division of National Institute of Health Research-based resources and information for the public, for researchers, and for health care providers. Links to books, pamphlets, documentaries, videos, and over 350 health and aging organizations. Latest studies in Alzheimer's, and links for help in care for Alzheimer's patients, including tips on dealing with behaviors, everyday care, safety, legal and financial issues, and relationships.
www.nihseniorhealth.gov Health and wellness information, health videos, tips on healthy aging, health topics by alphabet, tool kits for trainers, and help with using the internet.
www.strengthforcaring.com Help for caregivers, with practical information from bathing and skin care to fall prevention, specific health conditions, coping tips for dementia, and articles on grief, diet and stress management.
www.agingcare.com Online community connects people caring for elderly parents, with resources and practical advice.
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