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CareGiver Resources

Posted Nov 21 2009 10:00pm


Six good sources of information, advice, and lots of resources for Alzheimer's caregivers.....

Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
Editor



Family Caregiver Alliance
Offers tips on a wide range of topics, including how to hire help, hold a family meeting, balance work and caregiving, find important papers, and decide whether parents should move in with an adult child.

National Alliance for Caregiving
Reviews of more than 1,000 books, videos, Web sites and links.

National Family Caregivers Association
Provides statistics, research and policy reports, tip sheets, first-person accounts, a newsletter and an exhaustive resource list.

Family Caregiving 101.
A separate "how-to" site by the NFCA with advice on time management, asking for help, navigating the health care maze and communicating with insurance companies and hospitals.

MetLife Mature Market Institute
Reports from a research arm of the insurance company on the price of assisted living, the strains of long-distance caregiving, and the cost to employers of baby boomer employees involved in eldercare.

Strength for Caring
A site for family caregivers from Johnson & Johnson with original articles written by experts and how-to materials.
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Bob DeMarco is the editor of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the number one website on the Internet for news, advice, and insight into Alzheimer's disease. Bob has written more than 950 articles with more than 8,000 links on the Internet. Bob resides in Delray Beach, FL.

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