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Caregiver StressAre you caring for an older or disabled relative or friend? This fact sheet answers questions you may have about coping with the daily stress associated with this occupation.... Details >National Women's Health Information Center, Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Serviceshealthfinder.gov Special Populations: Caregivershealthfinder.gov's Caregivers section features topics such as Alzheimer's disease, home health care, and terminal illness.... Details >U.S. Department of Health and Human Services10 Tips for Family Caregivers Also available in: Spanish Ten tips for family caregivers are included in this brief fact sheet on caregiving.... Details >National Family Caregivers AssociationA Guide to Improving Doctor/Caregiver Communications This guide is intended to improve communications between family caregivers and health care professionals, especially physicians. The booklet's goal is towards better care for the patient, less stress... Details >National Family Caregivers AssociationAlzheimer's - Caregivers' Guide Now that someone you care for has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, many profound changes will occur in your life. This section examines the unique role of the caregiver, taking a look at the c... Details >NCOA HeadquartersAXA Foundation Family Care Resource Connection A database of resources for use by family caregivers and the professional community that works with families. This database provides access to caregiving resources in print, on videos and online that ... Details >National Alliance for CaregivingCaregiver GuideAlso available in: SpanishFinding out that a loved one has Alzheimer's Disease can be stressful, frightening, and overwhelming. As you begin to take stock of the situation, here are some tips that may help.
... Details >Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, National Institute on AgingCaregiver Readiness Calculator Are you ready to cope with the stresses of caregiving? Get practical advice and tips.... Details >University of Maryland Medical CenterCaregivers' Guide to Medications and Aging For older adults and people with disabilities, medications—prescription, over-the-counter, social drugs such as alcohol, and herbal remedies/alternative medicines—can be a double-edged sword. When not... Details >Family Caregiver AllianceCaring for the Caregiver Caring for a child with a disability can create stress, depression, and physical problems. ... Details >American Occupational Therapy Association
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