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AGIS Eldercare Resource
AGIS.com helps caregivers and their loved ones meet the challenges of aging. Informed, connected AGIS.com users make decisions that lead to happier, healthier lives.
Care Options - Adult Day Centers
ALZ.org resource on adult day centers that offer opportunities to be social and to participate in activities in a safe environment.
Caregiver Action Network
Help for caregivers: Tips, Videos, Stories, Family Caregiver Toolbox.
Caregiver Tip Sheets and Notebook
Tip Sheets on bathing, medications, driving, getting lost, keeping home safe and others. A Care Transitions Notebook on how to care for someone with memory loss or Alzheimer's following a hospitalization.
Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors
A fact sheet with practical strategies for dealing with behavior and communication difficulties when caring for a person with dementia.
A rich, safe nurturing site for all caregivers focused on providing practical emotional and spiritual support with tools for self-empowerment and a strong sense of an interactive community with scheduled chats and forums. There is a wealth of offerings: expert columns, articles by top authors in the areas of aging, caregiving and motivation, journal exercises, a newsletter, a healing circle of prayer, spotlights, humor, alternative healing, inspiration, and all -inclusive resources.
Financial Steps for Caregivers
What you need to know about protecting your money and retirement
Managing Someone Else's Money
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers guides to explain powers of attorney, court-appointed guardians, trustees, and government fiduciaries (Social Security representative payees and VA fiduciaries.) These guides help you to be a financial caregiver.
Missing/Wandering Senior support network
This site can help you notify the network of family, friends and businesses your loved one may encounter when lost.
One in Ten “Daughters in the Workplace” Report Jobs Are at Risk
Half of working female caregivers feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter, according to a new survey by Home Instead, Inc.
Paying Minimum Wage and Overtime to Home Care Workers
A 2016 Guide for Consumers and their Families to the Fair Labor Standards Act from the U.S. Department of Labor
Caregiver website for family and professional caregivers.