General Websites. NOTE: Each site also sponsors online support or discussion group AARP Caregiver Resource Center.Find information on benefits and insurance, legal, and financial information, housing, end-of-life care, a caregiver hotline... and more. Caregiver Action Network (CAN).CAN supports the caregivers of loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age… of all ages. CareGiving.A .com site, yes… facilitated by online caregiver support pioneer, Denise M. Brown.I know Denise; she is passionate about connecting and supporting caregivers. Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA). The FCA has been addressing the needs of families and friends who care loved ones at home since the 1970s.Website offers education, policy and advocacy information, and connects caregivers to online support groups, research registries, and innovative technology products. National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC).The NAC supports family caregivers through research such as the Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 report, advocacy, and resources for both family caregivers and professionals.
Providing Dental Care for Patients with Dementia.Though written for dentists, caregivers will appreciate the tips for successful dental treatment. Might we worth sharing with your dentist.(American Dental Association).Spirituality and Wellbeing.Article outlines the importance of spirituality for people with dementia and provides links to activities that can increase spiritual engagement.
Emotions.Article discusses the relationship between dementia, emotions, and behavior; ways in which specific areas of the brain are related to emotions, and the ways in which specific dementia-related disorders may impact emotions and behavior (University of California, San Francisco).
When Dementia Threatens a Family’s Finances.Article discusses the ways that dementia can affects a family’s well-being and suggests win-win management strategies for caregivers and the person with dementia (Money Magazine).
Talking with Aging Parents about Finances.Fact sheet provides strategies to help overcome barriers that often make conversations with aging family members about money difficult (University of Montana Extension).
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