Resources for Caregivers

To locate a support group in your area, visit the Caregivers Support Groups page.

For resources on compassion fatigue click here

Caregiving/General Information:

AARP Caregiving
888-687-2277
www.aarp.org/family/caregiving

Adult Day Care
http://www.adultdaycare.org/

American Medical Association 
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/public-health/promoting-healthy-lifestyles/geriatric-health/caregiver-health.shtml
The AMA has initiated an effort to address the burden of caregiving through the development of web-based materials and information.

Caregivers Tips and Tools
800-896-3650
www.nfcacares.org

National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/caring-for-the-caregiver
Booklet aimed at people helping a loved one get through cancer treatment.

National Family Caregiver Association provides
http://www.thefamilycaregiver.org/improving_caregiving/
Self-care tips and support for family caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance
800-445-8106
www.caregiver.org

Family Caregiving 101
www.familycaregiving101.org

Medline Plus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/caregivers.html
Comprehensive list of links to information for and about people who take care of other adults, often parents or spouses, or children with special medical needs

National Alliance for Caregiving
301-718-8444
www.caregiving.org

National Caregiver Support Program
202-619-0724

http://www.aoa.acl.gov/AoA_Programs/HCLTC/Caregiver/

Medicare Caregiver Information
www.medicare.gov/caregivers

RN to BSN Degree Programs Directory
http://www.rntobsnonline.com/

Roslyn Carter Institute for Caregiving
229-928-1234
www.rosalynncarter.org

Well Spouse Association
800-838-0879
www.wellspouse.org

Children of Aging Parents
www.caps4caregivers.org

S.T.E.P.S. in the Right Direction- Elder Caregiver & Family Support Program
305-231-9936
www.stepsflorida.org

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Women’s Health
http://womenshealth.gov/faq/caregiver-stress.cfm
Resources with focus on caregiver stress and women

Caregiving/Kinship Care:

Florida Kinship Center & Warmline
24 Hours: 800-640-6444
www.flkin.org

AARP-Grandparenting
www.aarp.org/family/grandparenting

GrandsPlace-Florida
www.grandsplace.org/gp4/fl.html

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
www.usa.gov/Topics/Grandparents.shtml

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Navigating the System
University of Florida
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FY431