Caregiving Resources

Caring for a loved one isn't easy. That's why LeadingAge members are committed to developing resources that can help individuals provide their loved ones with the help they need on their own terms. This page features videos, guides, websites and other resources our members developed for caregivers. Visit frequently to find resources that may help you or a friend fulfill this important role in someone's life.

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  1. Why You Need the Shingles, Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines

    Written by Leah Ingram for Next Avenue and is used here with permission. Did you know that as you age, your immunity to the diseases you’ve been vaccinated against as a child starts to wane? So says Dr. Dana Hawkinson, infectious disease specialist at The ...

  2. It's Never Too Late to Learn Something New

    This article is written by Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue and is used here with permission. Lunchbox? Check. Backpack? Check. New outfit for the first day? Check. So you’ve helped get a grandchild or other youngster ready to go back ...

  3. Creating Housing That Older Americans Will Need

    This article is written by Richard Eisenberg for Next Avenue and is used here with permission. There’s a huge, scary disparity between the types of homes growing numbers of older Americans will need over the next 20 years and their availability and affordability, ...

  4. Who is Hurt by Housing Cuts?

    I was at home cooking dinner one recent evening when I checked my phone and found 3 missed calls and 1 voicemail, all from the same number. The voicemail was from Sue, ...

  5. There’s No Expiration Date on Women’s Health

    That was 1985. Four years later, I suggested in the Women’s Studies Quarterly that poverty among older ...