The Caregiver Resource Library

Get everything you need in one place!  Updated frequently, this library has helpful information for caregivers at all stages of caring for their loved one(s).  Perfect for those who consider themselves part of the "sandwich generation" - bookmark this page!

Podcasts

Websites

One of the best places to start is your local Area Agency on Aging.  Every county in the US has an AAA, which oversees all of the state and federal programs on aging.

Click here to serch for yours.

Council on Aging (information regarding Medicare)

Eldercare.gov (helps you find organization in your area)

Alzheimer's Association

AlzAuthors.com 

Comprehensive blog, bookstore, list of online resources and a calendar. Whether you are a caregiver, family member or living with dementia, you’ll find the help you need from decades of caregiving within the memoirs, guides, novels, children’s books, & blogs

Caring Bridge (connect loved ones to online health journals to share care effectively)

Can I be paid to be a caregiver?

iddsi.org

Great information regarding dysphasia, diets, what to avoid and good suggestions for increasing the nutritive value of your loved ones food.

Care.com helps find someone to help with care, chores or errands.

Books

The 36-Hour Day by Peter Rabins

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? By Ron Chast

The Conscious Caregiver: A Mindful Approach to Caring For Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself by Linda Abbot

A Bittersweet Season: Caring For Our Aging Parent and Ourselves by Jane Gross

Living With Dying by Jahnna Beecham and Katie Ortlip

Ten Thousand Joys and Ten Thousand Sorrows: A Couple’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s by Olivia Hoblitzelle

Click here for children and young adult book recommendations

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Apps

Tell a Doc - Health Insurance Accepted

AARP Caregiving App

Ipharmacy.pro

I highly recommend a medication reminder app like 

Medicare Medication Manager