Link2Care is an online information and support program for family caregivers in California. The resources on the site are specifically designed for those providing care for someone who is living with a disease-related dementia such as Alzheimer's, stroke, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis. Thanks to grant funding there is no cost to members to use this online service. For more detailed information about Link2Care, please click on Information About Link2Care below.
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Free, convenient advice and support via your computer. Link2Care if for caregivers caring for people with dementia and covers every facet of caregiving for this population. You'll find help with care planning and decision making, timely articles, and a community of caring friends. You can consult an expert, one-on-one, for medical, legal and caregiving advice-it's all free, all available at your convenience. And the site is a secure, password protected site, for your privacy and confidentiality. ... Read More
Living Old is one hour Frontline program filmed November 21, 2006 presenting a powerful and intimate journey into the uncharted territory of Americans living longer than ever — and what it means for them, their loved ones and our society. On this site you can view the whole program or individual chapters including:
The Stories-Living lives that neither the elderly nor their families ever prepared for.
Interviews-Doctors, one family’s story, and a conversation with a remarkable 94 year-old.
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MedicAlert® is the leading personal health record repository for medical information with its famous Medic Alert bracelet and medical id alert necklaces recognized worldwide. Medic Alert bracelets and necklaces are used to inform emergency responders about medications, do not resuscitate orders and other information important if you are unable to speak for yourself.
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The National Alliance for Caregiving was created to conduct research, do policy analysis, develop national programs and increase public awareness of family caregiving issues. The Alliance’s mission is to be the objective national resource on family caregiving with the goal of improving the quality of life for families and care recipients. Established in 1996, NCA is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving. Alliance members include grassroots organizations, ... Read More
The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of different diagnoses, different relationships and different life stages to address the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers. Publishes dementia caregiver tip sheets among other things.
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El personal de CaregiverMN ha creado PAGINAS SOBRE CUIDADO (CAREPAGES) para brindarle a Ud. información y recursos útiles sobre temas generales relacionados con el cuidado del paciente. Para encontrar las Páginas sobre Cuidado adecuadas, elija una de las categorías principales de su interés, o desplácese hacia abajo para ver todas las opciones:
(Fact Sheets on all aspects of caregiving in Spanish.)
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The Redwood Caregiver Resource Center (RCRC) is one of several Caregiver Resource Centers throughout California serving people with head trauma injury, dementia, Parkinson's and other brain impairment illnesses. The RCRC is located at 141 Stony Circle, Suite 200, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 and provides services to the north coast region including Solano, Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino and Humboldt counties. Toll Free 800-834-1636.
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A national leader in development of tools and resources people living with chronic and/or terminal illnesses, nearing the ending of life or experiencing grief.
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Formerly Sutter VNA & Hospice and before that Home Hospice of Sonoma County & the oldest hospice in Sonoma County. Sutter Care at Home extends the continuum of health care from hospitals and doctors' offices directly into patients' homes, where they receive medical attention, education, and compassionate care needed to recover or live with illness to the fullest extent possible. There focus is to keep families together during a stressful time, and we care for the whole family with social services ... Read More