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Online Resources for More Information

Family Caregiver Alliance
National Center on Caregiving

Offers comprehensive caregiving information and advice, fact sheets, reports and studies, discussion groups and newsletters for caregivers, practitioners, policymakers and researchers. In addition, a state-by-state resource guide offers a searchable database of publicly-funded caregiver support programs.
Phone: 800-445-8106
Website: caregiver.org

Family Caregiver Alliance’s National Center on Caregiving offers a free e-newsletter, Caregiving PolicyDigest. This newsletter is delivered twice a month and includes briefings on key legislation, news on innovative programs, and the latest information on caregiving and long-term care policy at national and state levels.
Subscribe at: caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=836

AARP

A consumer-oriented site offering caregivers information about general topics in caregiving, including "caring for parents" and "finding help."
Phone: 888-687-2277
Website: www.aarp.org/families/caregiving

Administration on Aging (recently renamed Administration for Community Living)
National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP)

Phone: 202-619-0724
Website: http://aoa.gov/aoa_programs/hcltc/caregiver/

ARCH National Respite Network

Provides information on respite programs, policy and other initiatives (such as trainings and conferences) around the country. The site also includes a respite locator service to help you find your nearest providers.
Website: http://archrespite.org/

Johnson & Johnson
Strength for Caring

This website for caregivers contains six main sections: caregiver manual, community, health conditions, daily care, housing and money and insurance.
Website: www.strengthforcaring.com

National Alliance for Caregiving

Includes information on caregiving research studies and policy analyses and links to the Family Care Resource Connection, which includes reviews and ratings of books, videos, websites, and other resources on family caregiving issues.
Website: www.caregiving.org

Caregiver Action Network

Consumer-oriented site that supports family caregivers and offers education, information and resources.
Phone: 800-896-3650
Website: http://caregiveraction.org/

National Institute on Aging

Offers free publications on caregiving subjects including doctor/patient communication and a long-distance caregiver guide.
Website: www.niapublications.org/

Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Includes information on programs, education and training, a caregiver community forum, publications and current events in caregiving.
Website: http://rci.gsw.edu

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