Medicare Caregiver Resources

Caring for an older adult? Let us help.

Families provide 80% of the long-term care in the country, and the need for information is great. As different symptoms or issues plague your loved one, we are here guide you.

Here are some resources to make this loving task easier for you.

The Family Caregiver Alliance

This website is full of information including:

  • Resources by health issue or condition

    Review a detailed list of health issues and conditions, including Alzheimer’s, dementia, depression, stroke, and more.

  • Connections e-newsletter

    You can also sign up to receive their e-newsletter that regularly covers tips, articles, and helpful advice that can assist families with the numerous daily care tasks that your loved one needs. This includes the often overlooked, “caring for yourself.”

Caring.com

This website is for caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones, including:

  • Caring resource center

    Review a number of topics useful to the caregiver, including help with assisted living, memory care, finances, senior driving, meal delivery, chair lifts and more.

  • Caregiver burnout

    Acknowledge the time and sacrifices you are making and how that can affect your own health. Take a look at signs to determine your level of burnout, suggested strategies to cope with the stress and common respite care options.

  • The best medical alert systems

    Rated for you to view. There are several options, depending on the needs and situation of your loved one. Having that piece of mind helps you to concentrate and enjoy the time you are away from them.

Steps to Prevent Falls Among Your Older Loved Ones

View six important steps to prevent an older loved one from falls. Just a few easy and inexpensive changes to their household can make all the difference to keep them safe.

Updated October 1, 2020
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