Tag Archives: Family Caregiving


May 2020
Valuing the Invaluable 2019 Update: Charting a Path Forward
Tags: Family Caregiving
Format: Website

Part of the Valuing the Invaluable series on the economic value of family caregiving, this report updates national and individual state estimates of the economic value of family caregiving using the most current data available.  Source: AARP

January 2016
Older Adults: Tips for Caregivers
Tags: Family Caregiving
Format: Website

The “Tips for Caregivers” section of CDC’s Health Literacy website has a list of resources for caregivers who serve older adults. For example, the Palliative Care Communication Institute created “A Communication Guide for Caregivers” to help families talk about cancer and get much needed care and support. View this website for more information and tips for caregivers. (Source: CDC)

July 2015
Valuing the Invaluable 2015 Update: Undeniable Progress, but Big Gaps Remain
Tags: Family Caregiving
Format: PDF, Report

Part of the Valuing the Invaluable series on the economic value of family caregiving, this report updates national and individual state estimates of the economic value of family caregiving using the most current data available.  Source: AARP

March 2015
5 Resources for Family Caregivers
Tags: Family Caregiving
Format: Website

This article by the National Council on Aging includes 5 resources for family caregivers to help them do their job. Resources include “BenefitsCheckUp,” “My Medication Matters” and more.

December 2014
The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers
Tags: Family Caregiving, Mental Health, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: Website

This guide provides tips and advice for the elderly, their caregivers, and family members on how to beat holiday depression.

November 2014
Massachusetts Lifespan Respite Coalition
Tags: Family Caregiving, Massachusetts, Professional Organizations
Format: Website

The Massachusetts Lifespan Respite Coalition’s (MLRC) mission is to promote and support access to quality respite care options that enhance the lives of individuals and families with special needs throughout the lifespan. Their website contains resources for caregivers, caregiver stories, and more.

November 2014
Caregiving MetroWest
Tags: Family Caregiving, Massachusetts
Format: Website

Caregiving Metrowest is a website devoted to caregivers of elders is 25 MetroWest towns of Massachusetts. The website provides information, connection to resources and community support.

November 2014
Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs – Caregiver support
Tags: Family Caregiving, Massachusetts
Format: Website

This website links to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs Caregiver Support Page, which provides resources about caregiving.

November 2014
Caregiver Action Network
Tags: Family Caregiving, Home Care and Care Transitions, National, Volunteerism
Format: Website

This website provides resources and information about caregiving, in addition to volunteer opportunities.

November 2014
Presidential Proclamation – National Family Caregivers Month, 2014
Tags: Family Caregiving, Policy
Format: Website

As part of National Family Caregivers Month in November 2014, President Obama gave a Presidential Proclamation.