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Take charge of caregiving before it takes charge of you. Learn proven strategies that can help you protect your health, maintain strong relationships, ask for and get help, and find the information you need.

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Balancing Work &



Providing care for a loved one while holding down a paying job can lead to high stress levels, strained relations with your employer, and very little time to take care of yourself. Learn techniques and strategies that can help.

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Aging in Place

Most older adults would prefer to live at home, but it's not always easy to figure out whether that's feasible. Learn about assistance that can enable your loved one to stay at home longer.

Hiring a Care Manager

Trained care managers can help you assess needs, arrange care, and connect you to the facilities and resources that are most likely to meet your needs, whether or not you live near your loved one.

Assessing Your Situation

A quick look at your situation and that of your aging loved one will give you a good start on identifying the types of care and services you might need. Questionnaires and checklists make the process simple.

Listing of Agencies

Find agencies and organizations in your state (or your loved one's) that provide assistance and information about eldercare and other issues affecting older adults and those who care for them.

Family CareGroups

Learn more and purchase this book by Suzanne Mintz, President and Cofounder of the National Family Caregivers Association.

It’s filled with important and useful suggestions for family caregivers from a family caregiver herself.

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Support fellow caregivers nationwide by donating to NFCA assisting them with reaching out to educate, support and speak up for family caregivers.

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