Online Caregiver Resources

Visit these trustworthy websites when searching online for reliable advice and answers to caregiving questions.

 

ACAPcommunity

is a non-profit organization that provides information, resources, and support for “adult-children” as they care for their aging parents and for themselves.


Eldercare Locator

is a free federally-funded site that instantly connects caregivers with senior services anywhere in the country. Want to get online information? Enter a zip code to access a local list of all government-sponsored agencies and community-based organizations that provide services on a sliding fee scale to older adults and their caregivers. Want to ask someone a question? Send an email. Start an Online Chat. Or speak with an Information Specialist, Monday – Friday, 9 AM-8 PM ET Toll-free at 800-677-1116.


Caregiver Action Network

provides practical resources for all family caregivers providing all types of care. Toll-free Caregiver Help Desk: 855-227-3640, 8 AM-7 PM ET.


Family Caregiver Alliance

is a national non-profit that has supported and championed the cause of family caregivers for over 40 years. Their care management offerings include:

  • Toll-free helpline: 800-445-8106.
  • FCA support groups: https://www.caregiver.org/support-groups
  • Services by State helps family caregivers to locate public, nonprofit, and private programs and services nearest their loved one.

National Respite Network and Resource Center

provides reliable information on respite care and crisis care programs in the United States. Their ABC’s of Respite: Consumer Guide for Family Caregivers, found on their website, is a user-friendly tool that clarifies what respite is and offers guidance on how to choose a respite provider or adult day care center. In addition, their National Respite Locator helps families and professionals find respite and crisis care services in their communities.


Well Spouse Association

is a national, not-for-profit membership organization that gives support to spousal
caregivers: wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled. Their services include face-to-face support groups; telephone support groups; online chat and forum; bi-monthly newsletters; peer mentors; and respite weekends. Call: 732-577-8899.