Associations and Organizations

Here you will find hands-on information for caregivers that will assist you in planning, education and care. It is important that you take advantage of the many resources to make the task of caregiving as easy as possible.

HelpingCaregivers.com assumes no responsibility for the use of resource information provided. Our furnishing links to these sites is not to be construed as an endorsement.


Listed in Alphabetical Order:

AARP Web Place: Caregiving
American Association of Retired Persons informs caregivers about various issues of caregiving.
http://www.aarp.org/families/caregiving/

The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging (FHA) 
A national non-profit organization established in 1999 by The American Geriatrics Society. We aim to build a bridge between the research and practice of Geriatrics and the Public, and to advocate on behalf of older adults and their special health care needs.
http://www.healthinaging.org

Alzheimer’s Association
Gateway to a wealth of information concerning Alzheimer’s.
http://www.alz.org

American Medical Association
A physician association introduces these web pages to provide caregivers with information and tools for assessing caregiver health and for locating additional resources to assist in reducing the risks of caregiving.
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/4642.html

Caregvers-USA
A Nationwide database of community-based services for caregivers.
http://www.caregivers-usa.org

Drugwatch.com
Health and safely information for seniors
http://www.drugwatch.com/seniors

Drugwatch.com
Nursing Home Abuse. An unfortunate reality of a growing elderly U.S. population is that more residents of assisted living and nursing home facilities experience abuse at the hands of caretakers and caregivers. The good news is, help is available.
http://www.drugwatch.com/nursing-home-abuse/

Family Caregiving Alliance
Offers a source of information on topics of interest to caregivers.
http://www.caregiver.org

Generations United
A national organization focusing on bridging the generations with strategies, programs and support.
http://www.gu.org

National Family Caregivers Association
A national organization dedicated to making life better for family caregivers. It offers a variety of information and support to family caregivers.
http://www.nfcacares.org

National Parkinson Foundation
Patient and caregivers resources concerning Parkinson disease.
http://www.parkinson.org