Local, State, Federal Government and National Associations:
Caregiver and Caregiving:
Family Caregiver Alliance – National Center on Caregiving Resources for Caregivers and Professionals as listed in the Spring 2006 Family Caregiver Alliance Update
Changes in U.S. Aging and Caregiving Statistics – The U. S. Census Bureau published this report on older adults and caregiving activities. The report discusses the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and more.
Guide for Families and Friends of People with Medicare – Medicare Basics offers information and suggestions for finding more resources and information on a variety of topics for families and friends of people with Medicare.
New Resource for Long-Distance Family Caregivers – A new publication from the National Institute on Aging provides long-distance caregivers with ideas and resources for making caregiving more manageable.
New Online Resource for Family Caregivers – “Strength for Caring”, a new caregiver website launched by Johnson & Johnson, in partnership with the U.S. Surgeon General and other aging and caregiving organizations, to support family caregivers.
New Tutorial on Financing Long-Term Care – The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured offers an informative tutorial on financing long-term care.
When Employees Become Caregivers – A Manager’s Workbook – This guide helps employers with how to make needed eldercare and Medicare information available to caregiving employees at little or no cost. It includes challenges to America’s business, meeting employee eldercare needs, seminars on aging and eldercare, and training for supervisors.
Stroke Recovery Scorecard – Created by the National Stroke Association to help guide stroke survivors and their caregivers on important issues they may face during rehabilitation.
Online Resources for Additional Information:
PubMed (Medical articles, papers, abstracts)
MedLine Plus (from the National Library of Medicine)
MedPage Today – (news in medicine, research, and prevention)