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Caregiving

A large number of national online resources are available for caregivers.  The content often overlaps.  The ones we list here represent different kinds of helpful resources, as described under each.  It is important to understand that the information is not necessarily applicable to Westchester County or New York State.

We recommend contacting local illness-specific organizations when available.

Aging Care Caregiver Forum

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://www.agingcare.com/Caregiver-Forum
Description : An online forum where caregivers can ask questions and receive suggestions from other caregivers.

Caregiver Action Network

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://caregiveraction.org/family-caregiver-toolbox
Description : The toolbox offers extensive information, including a detailed resource page.

Caring Connections (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization)

Categories: Caregiving
Email : caringinfo@nhpco.org
Website : http://www.caringinfo.org
Telephone : 800-658-8898
Description : Overview of all aspects of caregiving and matters to consider.

Family Caregiver Alliance (National Center of Caregiving)

Categories: Caregiving
785 Market Street; Suite 750
San Francisco, CA, 94103
Email : kkelly@caregiver.org
Website : http://www.caregiver.org
Telephone : 415-434-3388
Telephone : 800-445-8106
Description : Offers a personalized tool to support and educate family caregivers in a broad range of areas.

Lotsa Helping Hands

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://www.lotsahelpinghands.com
Description : An online calendar tool to help coordinate meal deliveries and other needs for a caregiving family.

Next Step in Care

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://www.nextstepincare.org
Description : An online tool for understanding the steps to consider when someone is moving from one care setting to another.