Caregiver Resource Links

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AARP Guide to Caregiving

Aging & Disability Resource Center of Dunn County

Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County

Administration on Aging
  • www.aoa.gov
  • Caregiver information, fact sheets, resources and other issues related to aging.
AgeNet
  • www.agenet.com
  • An information and referral network for aging parents and adult children that provides actionable information about products and services.
Alzheimer’s Association
  • www.alz.org
  • The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
Alzheimer’s Institute – Wisconsin
  • www.wai.wisc.edu
  • Alzheimer’s related facilities, agencies and services in Wisconsin.
American Association of Retired Persons
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Parkinsons Disease
American Society on Aging
American Stroke Association
Arthritis Foundation
Assist Guide Information Services
  • www.agis.com
  • Resources to help family caregivers cope with aging, disability and elder care issues. Free online caregiver kit available.

Assisted Living

 

 Benefits Checkup

  • www.benefitscheckup.org
  • Operated by the National Council on Aging, identified federal and state assistance programs for older Americans in each community.
Benefits for People with Disabilities
Caregiver Guide
  • www.careguideathome.com
  • Everything families need to understand, plan and manage care for their elderly loved one.
Caregiving – AARP

Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin

  • www.cilww.com
  • A non-profit agency providing services to people with disabilities in a ten county area.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

Children of Aging Parents (CAPS)

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups

Disability Rights Wisconsin

Elder Care Online

Eldercare Locator

  • www.eldercare.gov
  • Connects those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community based organizations.

Empowering Caregivers

  • www.care-givers.com
  • Education and support for informal family caregivers to promote public awareness about the realities of those who care for loved ones.

Family Caregiver Alliance

  • www.caregiver.org
  • Family Caregiver Alliance provides an online support group and offers online consultations for caregivers and news features for families, caregivers, professionals, policy makers and the media.
Full Circle of Care

Grandparenting Today

GrandsPlace

Helping Caregivers

Hospice Foundation of America

Lewy-Body Dementia Association

Medicare

Meeting Life’s Challenges

National Alliance for Caregiving

National Family Caregivers Association

National Institute on Aging

  • www.nih.gov/nia
  • Fact sheets and other resources relating to older adults.

National Caregiver’s Library

Rheumatoid Arthritis

 Senior Drug Assistance Program

Social Security Administration

Strength for Caring

  • www.strengthforcaring.com
  • This website from Johnson & Johnson has a number of resources for caregivers including tips on daily care, housing, money, insurance and more.

The Arc-Wisconsin Disability Association

  •  www.arc-wisconsin.org
  • Promoting quality of life for people with developmental and related disabilities and their families.

ThirdAge Caregiving

Today’s Caregiver Magazine Online

  • www.caregiver.com
  • Provides information, support and guidance for family caregivers.

Well Spouse Association

  • www.wellspouse.org
  • Provides support and resources to spouses through resources, online support groups, newsletters, etc. 
Wisconsin Alliance for Family Caregiving 
  • www.bethanyofwaupaca.com
  • A network of organizations and family caregivers that provides education, resources and support to family caregivers in the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Wisconsin Family Caregiver Support Program

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

Working Caregiver

  • www.workingcaregiver.com
  • Resources for family caregivers to avoid distractions, emotional fatigue and physical exhaustion resulting from balancing work and caregiving.