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Caregiving Resources

Posted Aug 11 2008 9:14pm


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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