CAREGIVING RESOURCES

Healthy Living for You, the Caregiver: articles that support your efforts to stay healthy while you care for others

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Resources to Support the Care That You Give

  • The National Alliance for Caregiving partners with other caregiving associations and groups to provide additional resources to help family caregivers address and cope with the challenges of caring for a loved one. The following list is comprehensive and is a good place to start your search for caregiver resource

 

Additional Resources

 

  • Generations United - serves as a resource for policymakers and the public on the economic, social, and personal imperatives of intergenerational cooperation.

 

 

  • State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) - SHIPs offer local, personalized counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families. SHIPs can help you with things like, Medicare questions including benefits, coverage, premiums, deductibles and coinsurance, joining or leaving a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO).

  • Benefits Check Up - Created by the National Council on the Aging (NCOA) this free, easy-to-use website helps older Americans identify their eligibility for a wide range of public assistance programs. It compares the information you give with eligibility requirements for Social Security, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Weatherization, in-home services, pharmacy programs, and state programs. A printable report of programs and enrollment information is available.