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. What to Say to Someone Who's Dying

    This article is written by Jill Smolowe for Next Avenue and is used here with permission. My friend’s distress was acute. For weeks she’d been running herself ragged, attending ...

  2. This Library Creates Community for Older Residents

    This article is written by Julie Pfitzinger for Next Avenue and is used here for permission. Winter delivers a charm all its own to Martha’s Vineyard, but it’s also the time of the year ...

  3. Treating Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia Without Drugs

    This article was written by Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue and is used here with permission. Most people think of dementia as affecting memory and cognition, and it certainly does. But some of the most ...

  4. Hospice Compare Now Includes Consumer Survey Data

    The CAHPS Hospice Survey results are now included on Hospice Compare. Hospice Compare is a user-friendly web tool. It provides information to help patients, ...

  5. What the New RAISE Family Caregivers Act Will Do

    This article was written for Next Avenue by Richard Eisenberg and is used here with permission. Back in June, in a blog post I wrote about the stresses many of America’s 40 million family caregivers feel, I said: “Perhaps one ...