National Family Caregivers Month

For more ideas on ways to research and make wise choices, we recommend the following resources:

Respite Tips for Caregivers
Brochure that encourages informal caregivers to consider using respite services and offers suggestions about ways to make their respite time most effective.

WebMD’s Caregiver Burnout Symptoms
Learn to recognize the symptoms of caregiver burnout through advice from WebMD.

Help Guide: Understand Respite Care
Learn more about the different types of respite care.

Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month
There are many ways to celebrate family caregivers and to take action and communicate the important messages of NFC Month. Check out these ideas and guides to help you create a successful National Family Caregivers Month in your community.

Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers
An informative guide with valuable tips for keeping healthy while delivering care to others.

Achieving Emotional Distance From Overwhelming Caregiving Responsibilities
Learn a strategy to help a caregiver deal with feelings and be objective in providing daily care over the long-term to a loved one.

Workplace Programs For Family Caregivers
Provides information on workplace programs for family caregivers.

Family Caregiving Statistics
Great statistics on family caregivers and family caregiving, provided by the National Family Caregivers Association.

Tips For Surviving the Stressful Holiday Season
Here are some helpful tips from AlzOnline for surviving the stressful holiday season.

FAQ’s on Caregiving
Informative FAQ’s on caregiving from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Strategies For Employers to Support Working Caregivers
AARP offers information and retention strategies for employers to support working caregivers.

An Online Resource and Community For Family Caregivers
Strength for Caring is an online resource and community for family caregivers, helping them to take care of their loved ones and themselves.

An Interactive Social Networking Community For Caregivers
Revolution Health has developed an interactive social networking community for caregivers to meet others who share their interests, goals, challenges and more.

 

More helpful resources from Liken Health Care:
Senior Nutrition
Homecare Benefits
National Family Caregivers Month
Depression Masking as Dementia
Stroke Awareness