Elders & Caregivers
the older persons receiving paid and unpaid assistance, 95
% have family and friends involved in their care. Paid home
care is the exception, not the rule, for the great majority
of older persons with disabilities."
Welcome to Caregivers & Families. If you are one of the people who are informal
caregivers - family members or friends who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's
Disease or dementia and live at home - this is the site for you. The tabs at
the top of this page will lead you to sites that will provide you with valuable
knowledge about the disease and information on working with healthcare professionals;
tips on caregiving; ways to take care of yourself and find the support you need;
and links to a variety of resources and ideas.
Please select from the menu on the left to find more information on each topic.