Approximately 44 million American families and friends provide unpaid care to another adult, sometimes around the clock. Wives, daughters, sons, partners, fathers, nieces, brothers—they provide approximately 80 percent of the long-term care in the United States.
You’ll find in this section a wealth of information on care strategies, stress relief, community resources, family issues and hands-on care. Be sure to also visit our Fact Sheet section for a comprehensive collection of family-friendly publications filled with practical information. For more personal assistance, click on “Ask FCA”. And don’t miss our online Discussion Groups, to keep you connected, 24 hours a day, with other caregivers.
Ten real-life strategies for dementia caregiving
Where to Find My Important Papers
Caregiving and Sibling Relationships
Caregiver Depression: A Silent Health Crisis
Changing Places: Should Your Parents Move in with You?
Communicating with Your Doctor, Part I
Communicating with Your Doctor, Part II
A Guide to Taking Care of Yourself
Guidelines for Better Communication
Hands-On Skills for Caregivers
Sexuality and Dementia
Assisted Living and Residential Care Facilities
Behavior Management Strategies for Dementia
Community Care Options
Coping with Behavior Problems after Head Injury
Durable Powers of Attorney and Revocable Living Trusts
Hiring In-Home Help
Legal Planning for Incapacity
Out-of-Home Care Options
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