Long-Distance Caregiving: Twenty Questions and Answers
The National Institute on Aging offers free information about health and aging in English and Spanish.
National Institute on Aging Information Center
www.nia.nih.gov/Go4Life (exercise and physical activity information)
Visit www.nihseniorhealth.gov, a senior-friendly website from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine. This website has health and wellness information for older adults. Special features make it simple to use. For example, you can click on a button to make the type larger.
NIA’s ADEAR Center offers free information about Alzheimer’s disease, including specific caregiving information:
The following list is a sampling of groups to contact to learn more. Some have more detailed information related to caregiving and the health of older people. Others can direct you to help in your community.
ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center
Caregiver Resource Directory
Beth Israel Medical Center
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration
Veterans Health Administration
To speak with a healthcare benefits counselor:
National Association of Social Workers
National Library of Medicine
National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
Nursing Home Compare
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Publication Date: June 2016
Page Last Updated: July 29, 2016