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Caregiver Stress

Are 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 Services

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

Alzheimer's - Caregivers' Guide  External Link

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 Headquarters  External Link

AXA Foundation Family Care Resource Connection  External Link

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 Caregiving  External Link

Caregiver Guide

Also available in: Spanish 

Finding 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 Aging

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

Caring for the Caregiver  External Link

Caring for a child with a disability can create stress, depression, and physical problems. ... Details >

American Occupational Therapy Association  External Link

Choosing A Caregiver: A Guide for Individuals and Families with Special Needs  External Link

If you are a persons with a disability or caring for a person with disabilities. This booklet provides tips, suggestions, and checklists to help you select a caregiver to assist in completing everyday... Details >

General Government Agency

Find a (Geriatric) Care Manager  External Link

Family caregivers can use this database to locate a geriatric care manager in their geographic area. The database allows users multiple search choices -- search for all members in a state AND with exp... Details >

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers  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