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 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 day, ...

  2. Research Reinforces Importance of Adult Day Centers for Caregivers

    The National Center for Health Statistics within the CDC released a QuickStats: Percentage Distribution* of Adult Day Services Center Participants, by Place of Residence. The data was from the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...