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Caregiver Resources

Because We Care

A Guide for People Who Care

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An online resource guide for the growing number of Americans who are caring for an older family member, adult child with disabilities, or older friend. This Guide provides information and a range of suggestions to make caregiving easier and more successful--whether you are the caregiver or the person who ensures that your family member or friend receives the best possible care from others. Since this Guide contains many links to outside references, the online html version is recommended; for better printing, a PDF version is available also.

1. Where Can We Turn for Help?
2. What Services Can Help Us?
3. How Can I Care for Both of Us?
4. How Can I Improve Our Quality of Life?
5. What Housing Options Are Available?
6. When Your Care Receiver Lives With You?
7. Living Day to Day
8. How Can We Afford Long-Term Care?
9. How Do I Hire a Home Care Employee?
10. Living with Alzheimer’s Disease
11. How Can I Make My Special Needs Child’s Future Secure?
12. Who Will Care if I Am Not There?

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