RELATED ORGANIZATIONS

From time to time, we need some help caring for our loved one. We may need to know who to turn to, or we may need a particular question answered. ACAP helps the adult-child caregiver by providing information, resources, support and community. Below are some of the many resources you may find in your community and online, a list provided by AARP.

 

AARP Caregiving Resource Center
www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/
AARP’s website, providing a variety of resources related to aging and family caregiving.

AARP Home Safety Checklists
www.aarp.org/livable-communities/info-2013/make-your-home-a-safe-home.html
AARP’s checklist outlining ways to make a home as safe as possible for an aging person.

Aging Parents and Elder Care
www.aging-parents-and-elder-care.com/
Resources for helping people overcome the challenges of eldercare.

Alzheimer’s Association
www.alz.org
1-800-272-3900
Information and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Operates a 24/7 helpline and care navigator tools.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Center
www.alz.org/care/overview.asp

Alzheimers.gov
www.alzheimers.gov
The government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.

ARCH Respite Network
www.archrespite.org
Find programs and services that allow caregivers to get a break from caring for a loved one.

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
1-800-677-1116
Connects caregivers to local services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities across the United States.

Family Caregiver Allliance
www.caregiver.org
1-800-445-8106
Information, education and services for family caregivers, including the Family Care Navigator, a state-by-state list of services and assistance.

Medicare
www.medicare.gov
1-800-Medicare
Provides information about the parts of Medicare, what’s new and how to find Medicare plans, facilities or providers.

National Alliance for Caregiving
www.caregiving.org
A coalition of national organizations focused on family caregiving issues.

National Family Caregivers Association
www.nfcacares.org
Information and education for family caregivers; includes the Caregiver Community Action Network, a volunteer support network in over 40 states.

The National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
www.longtermcare.gov
Information and tools to plan for future long-term care needs.

Social Security Administration
www.socialsecurity.gov
1-800-772-1213
Information on retirement and disability benefits, including how to sign up.

State Health Insurance Assistance Program
www.shiptalk.org
A program that offers one-on-one insurance counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.

Veterans Administration
www.caregiver.va.gov
1-855-260-3274
Support and services for families caring for veterans. Maintains a Veterans’ Affairs caregiver support line.

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