6 Websites for Caregivers to Follow

It’s estimated that over 40 million people provide care for someone else every year in the United States. There are several websites that are dedicated to providing information and resources to help. We have put together a list of six helpful sites and blogs to follow for people who provide care to others:

  1. Family Caregiver Alliance – The FCA is recognized as the first organization in the U.S. to advocate for and support family and friend caregivers. They offer a wide variety of resources on medical topics as well as a caregiving 101 guide for beginners. You can also signup for their e-newsletter and view a calendar of events.  Visit www.caregiver.org to find helpful resources
  2. Daily Caring – Follow Daily Caring to stay connected and view inspirational and motivational posts. The website covers topics including finding assisted living and financial planning. They also have some fun resources like free large print crossword puzzles and are great to follow on Facebook .Go to www.dailycaring.com to keep up with everything in the world of caregivers
  3. The Caregivers Voice – Their website was founded 20 years ago to bring hope and strength to professionals and caregivers for people with dementia through knowledge, support, and humor. They update their blog weekly and allow guest writers to share their stories and advice. Check out www.thecaregiversvoice.com where you can also find books to purchase
  4. National Caregivers Library – The National Caregivers online library features hundreds of articles, forms and checklists that range from choosing the right doctor to driving assessments. It is one of the largest online resources for caregivers. For more information visit www.caregiverslibrary.org
  5. Aging Care – Users of Aging Care post and answer dozens of questions daily. This is a wonderful forum for anyone looking to connect with other caregivers. You can also find local in-home care companies and read reviews of their services. Visit www.agingcare.com to connect with caregivers
  6. The Caregivers Living Room – Donna Thomson began her career as an actor, director and teacher. When her son was born, she shifted her focus to becoming his caregiver and embarked on her new mission as a disability advocate and author. Read Donna’s blog at https://www.donnathomson.com/