Websites

National Resources for Caregiving Issues

AARP - Resources, resources, resources!

Aging Life Care Associates Search for a professional or resources.

Hospice Foundation of America - Grief resources, educational programs.

Medicare.gov - Find covered facilities and their ratings as well as Medicare info.

National Alliance For Caregiving (NAC) NAC is a dedicated to improving quality of life for friend and family caregivers and those in their care, by advancing research, advocacy, and innovation.

NAC SPECIAL REPORTS

How Crisis Impacts the Way We Care: Understanding COVID-19's Impact on Family Caregivers and Lessons for Future Challenges - This free guide from the National Alliance for Caregiving discusses the current pandemic's impact on family caregivers and actionable steps to get involved in creating solutions.

Caring for the Caregiver: Incentivizing Medical Providers to Include Caregivers as Part of the Treatment Team- This free guide from the National Alliance for Caregiving outlines how medical professionals can better include caregivers in their practices 

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization - Enhances and expands access to care that addresses holistic health and the well-being of communities.

Resources for Caregivers

Advocate for Mom and Dad - Certified Caregiving Consultant available for advisory services, speaking engagements, and guest blog articles.

Alz Authors - Offering the web’s most comprehensive collection of books and blogs on Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia.

Caregiver Action Network - 24/7 Help Desk.

Caregiving.com - We care for you as you care for your family and friends.

Dementia Diaries - Personal archives of people living with dementia in the UK.

The Dawn Method - Person-centered approach to dementia care that trains families and caregivers to recognize the skills dementia does not take away.

Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH - Real talk about end of life care, palliative care and caregiver resources 

Minding Our Elders - Carol Bradley Bursack has spent over a dozen years supporting caregivers and elders through her book, newspaper column, and articles.

Next Avenue - News and information for people over 50 (in my opinion that doesn't make you feel like you're over 50!)

Space & Grace: Care for Caregivers- A virtual six week support program by HEAL Chicago centered around self-care 

Stumped Town Dementia - An irreverent and hilarious blog about dementia.

Teepa Snow - Information and activities for dementia.

Women's Alzheimer's Movement - Their mission is to discover why Alzheimer’s discriminates against women and communities of color and provide information and tools to help prevent the disease.

Things I Love

After CloudAfter Cloud can help you securely store those important daily thoughts and precious memories. Their easy to use app provides you with the ability to leave a lasting digital memory legacy, preserve family history, relay important information to family and friends or create your daily journal, in a user friendly, modern, mobile app. Use code CORCORAN for discount.

The Bob and Diane Fund - An award for visual storytelling about Alzheimer's and Dementia.

Circle Of App - We know managing a sudden diagnosis, chronic conditions and serious illness can be complex and time-consuming. CircleOf gives family caregivers the power to organize, collaborate, and ask for extra help.

My Mom and the Girl - Susie Singer Carter's heartfelt and poignant portrayal of dementia caregiving. 

Second Wind Dreams Second Wind Dreams® is an internationally known, nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and the offering of educational programs including its flagship, sensitivity training, the Virtual Dementia Tour®.

Stack Care - Motion detection product to keep your loved one independent and provide peace of mind for all. Reference HeyRoe for discount.

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Research Sites:

PubMed Central - Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).