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12 Resources Every Caregiver Should Know About

Handy list of support, services and tips for caregivers

Here's a list of key resources to help you in your caregiving role. Bookmark this page or print copies for your home and office.

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12 Resources a Caregiver Should Know About

Keep this list of important resources for caregivers handy: bookmark page or print copies for your home and office. — Photo by Getty Images

AARP Online Community

Discuss issues with other caregivers in the online community.

Alzheimer's Association


Information and support for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. Operates a 24/7 helpline and care navigator tools.

The government's free information resource about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

ARCH Respite Network

Find programs and services that allow caregivers to get a break from caring for a loved one.

Eldercare Locator


Connects caregivers to local services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities across the United States.

Family Caregiver Alliance


Information, education and services for family caregivers, including the Family Care Navigator, a state-by-state list of services and assistance.



Provides information about the parts of Medicare, what's new and how to find Medicare plans, facilities or providers.

National Alliance for Caregiving

A coalition of national organizations focused on family caregiving issues.

National Family Caregivers Association

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

Information and tools to plan for future long-term care needs.

Social Security Administration


Information on retirement and disability benefits, including how to sign up.

State Health Insurance Assistance Program

A program that offers one-on-one insurance counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.

Veterans Administration


Support and services for families caring for veterans. Maintains a VA caregiver support line.

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