Resources

Module: Tips for families and caregivers

Laura Dyas LBSW, LPC, MA

Common caregiver feelings

Here are some feelings you may find yourself experiencing as a caregiver

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Ways to avoid anger

Some tips on avoiding anger as a caregiver

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Ways to manage your guilt

Some tips on managing guilt as a caregiver

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Tips on managing your feelings of grief

Some tips on managing grief as a caregiver

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Ways to find acceptance

Some tips on finding acceptance as a caregiver

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Caregiver burnout

Signs, symptoms, and prevention of burnout and feelings of being overwhelmed

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Lori’s Testimonial – Full text version

This is the full text version of Lori’s testimonial

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Rhonda’s Testimonial – Full text version

This is the full text version of Rhonda’s testimonial

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Scleroderma Foundation
www.scleroderma.org

Assisted Living
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/assistedliving.html

Family Care Navigator- State By State Guide
https://www.caregiver.org/family-care-navigator

Home Care Services
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/homecareservices.html

Long Term Care Information
http://longtermcare.gov/

National Respite Care Locator
http://archrespite.org/respitelocator

Hospice Care
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hospicecare.html

Hospital Compare
http://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/

Caring From a Distance
http://www.cfad.org/

Handbook for Long Distance Caregivers
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content/pdfs/op_2003_long_distance_handbook.pdf

Caregivers of a Spouse or Partner
http://www.wellspouse.org/

Checklists and Forms for Caregivers
http://www.caregiverslibrary.org/caregivers-resources/grp-checklists-forms.aspx

Information and Resources for Caregivers
http://www.ncoa.org/get-involved/i-am-older-adult-caregiver.html

Caregivers Library
http://www.caregiverslibrary.org/home.aspx

National Caregivers Support Program
http://agingcarefl.org/the-national-family-caregiver-support-program/

Caregiver Resources from Medicare
https://www.medicare.gov/campaigns/caregiver/caregiver-resource-kit.html

Caregiver Resources from Medline Plus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/caregivers.html

Programs that Help You Pay for Medical Expenses
http://www.medicare.gov/Publications/Pubs/pdf/11445.pdf

Benefits for People with Disabilities
https://www.disability.gov/resource/disability-govs-guides-to-disability-benefits/

Government Benefits-Check Your Eligibility
http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-finder#benefits&qc=cat_1

Caregiver Resource Network
http://www.caregiverresource.net/

Long Distance Caregiving Tips from the National Institute of Health http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/so-far-away-twenty-questions-and-answers-about-long-distance-caregiving

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