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Support for the Caregiver

National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the voice of home care and hospice. NAHC represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice providers, along with the more than two million nurses, therapists, and aides they employ. advocacy, education, and information.
http://www.nahc.org/

Caregiver Action Network (CAN)
Education, peer support, and resources for family caregivers.
The Caregiver Action Network serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease.
http://caregiveraction.org/

Help for Cancer Caregivers
Tools and information to improve the quality of life for caregivers.
http://www.helpforcancercaregivers.org/

Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer's Association advances research to end Alzheimer's and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease. Provides and enhances the care and support for all affected.
http://www.alz.org

The Body
Provides information about many HIV/AIDS organizations with extensive listings of hotlines and other resources, plus a forum for asking questions of experts in the field.
http://www.thebody.com/

The American Cancer Society
A national website with a tab on finding support for caregivers: what to expect; what you need to know when caring for a loved one at home; and tips of caring for oneself.
http://www.cancer.org/

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
You can search for Caregivers and it links you to multiple articles on caring for the chronically critically ill.
http://www.aacn.org/

Patients’ Action Network
Has a tab on advocate resources.
http://www.patientsactionnetwork.com/

Help Guide
A guide to mental health and well-being. Tabs on Family caregiving; attending to your own needs; community services and more.
http://www.helpguide.org/

This caregiver website of Medicare has much info on Caregiving:
Offers resources, stories, and newsletters about taking care of someone with Medicare. If you're one of the nearly 66 million
Americans caring for an aging, seriously ill, or disabled family member or friend, this website will help with the following:
Caregiver resources

  • What every caregiver needs to know
  • What does Medicare cover?
  • Caring for someone with a chronic illness
  • Planning for the future
  • What caregiver support is available in my area?
  • Taking care of yourself

Caregiver Resource kit
https://www.medicare.gov/campaigns/caregiver/caregiver.html

Caregiver Support - Online Caregiver Support
Caregiver support for people who take care of their elderly loved ones and possibility of being a new caregiver or potential caregiver.
https://www.agingcare.com/Caregiver-Support

The Conversation Project
Contains a toolkit to help people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. An essential for all caregivers.
http://theconversationproject.org/

VA Caregiver Support
Can tell you about assistance available from VA, help you access the services, connect you to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at a VA Medical Center near you, and just listen, it that is what you need. Support line 1-855-260-3274
www.caregiver.va.gov/

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