Useful links

There are numerous organisations around with a real commitment to making life easier for people caring for loved ones. The list below summarises what each organisation does and enables you to click directly through to their website, if it appeals to you.

AARP is a non-profit membership organization of persons 50 and older dedicated to addressing their needs and interests.
Established in 2001 as a program of Family Caregiver Alliance. The National Center on Caregiving works to advise on the development of high-quality, cost effective policies and programs for caregivers in every state in the country.
A national charity for people affected by bladder and bowel problems. They provide support and information and represent the interests of people with continence problems.
The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) supports, educates, and speaks up for all those people (more than 50 million Americans) who care for a chronically ill, or disabled loved on. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of different diagnoses, different relationships and different life stages to address the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers.\fearlessconference
Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, they produced Today’s Caregiver magazine, the first national magazine dedicated to caregivers, along with the “Sharing wisdom caregivers conferences” and their website:
A website from Beverly Bigtree Murphy, a well-known spokesperson in caregiving circles. Here you can learn all about Alzheimer’s and incontinence.
Empowering caregivers falls under the umbrella of the National Organization For Empowering Caregivers, (NOFEC). This non-profit organization is committed to helping family caregivers from all walks of life.
Practical advice for the family caregiver on issues such as how to manage long-distance caregiving and tips for navigating the elder care system. Their web site is maintained by Caring Today Magazine.
This is a community that provides different types of support services, along with topics that you as a member can choose among, eg: ‘I, Caregiver’, ‘spousal caregivers’ and ‘After The Caring’. The members communicate via emails.