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10 Tips for Family Caregivers  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

Ten tips for family caregivers are included in this brief fact sheet on caregiving.... Details >

National Family Caregivers Association  External Link

A Guide to Improving Doctor/Caregiver Communications  External Link

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 Association  External Link

Ask Medicare: Caregiver Information

The Ask Medicare Web site helps family caregivers–those who are family members or friends who help people with Medicare–access and use valuable healthcare information, services and resources. e-Newsle... Details >

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CareFinder - Alzheimer's Association  External Link

Selecting the right care can be difficult. This online guide from the Alzheimer's Association helps individuals with Alzheimer’s and their families identify the right care options. Simply enter inform... Details >

Alzheimer's Association  External Link

Caregivers' Guide to Medications and Aging  External Link

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 Alliance  External Link

Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors  External Link

Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. People with dementia from conditions such as Alzheimer’s and related diseases have a progressive brain disorder ... Details >

Family Caregiver Alliance  External Link

Caregiving - Alzheimer's Association  External Link

This page links to fact sheets covering a variety of caregiving topics, including adult day care, eating, incontinence, safety, and more.... Details >

Alzheimer's Association  External Link

Caring for Parents  External Link

This site is intended for use by adult children to assist them in caring for their elderly parents. Some topics include establishing guardianship, long distance caregiving, and talking to older parent... Details >

AARP  External Link

Finding Help: New Caregivers  External Link

Most people do not prepare to be caregivers. This page discusses steps that new caregivers can take to address their older loved ones' needs. In addition, tips are offered that can help caregivers tak... Details >

AARP  External Link

How to Manage Caregiving   External Link

This section offers practical advice on how family caregivers can take control of their own lives while caring for their loved one.... Details >

National Alliance for Caregiving  External Link