50Plus - Caregivers

Information and helpful resources for those facing the challenges of an aging parent, elderly spouse, domestic partner or close friend. Most sites listed offer information about in-person as well as online support groups.

  • Aging Parents and Elder Care
    This site offers tips and information, support and news especially for individuals who are facing the challenges of caring for an aging parent, elderly spouse, domestic partner or close friend.
  • ElderWeb
    This award-winning site offers reliable information plus thousands of reviewed links to long term care information.
  • Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
    FCA offers information, education, advice and advocacy to support and sustain families nationwide who are caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
  • Long Term Care Link
    From the National Care Planning Council, this site offers hundreds of links covering topics such as Medicaid, Medicare, caregiving, insurance, home health care, veterans benefits, retirement planning and much more.
  • National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC)
    Helpful links as well as information, ideas and advice for caregivers from a non-profit coalition of over 50 national organizations focused on family caregiving. Understanding the family caregiver and what they need to be successful is why the Alliance has been serving America’s nearly 66 million family caregivers since 1996.

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