National Caregiver Resources

On the page you will find events and links* focusing on national resources for caregiving.  Please keep in mind events and organizations listed are intended to help you find information, but are by no means a complete listing. (Hawai‘i focused Caregiving Resources)

This list is made possible with the help of our members and network submiting events to us. If you you would like to add an event or organizationplease send us an email info@kokuamau.org


AARP Caregiving Resource Center

Care Connection (by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America)
is a free, teleconference designed for both family caregivers and professional caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses. These teleconferences are a valuable mix of coaching, guest speakers, questions and answers--and sharing.

Caregiver Resource Network
(CRN) is a collaboration of nearly 100 West Michigan organizations dedicated to providing for the needs and welfare of family and professional caregivers within the community that will improve the quality of life for caregivers and their care recipients.

Family Caregiver Alliance
National Center on Caregiving - Founded in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

National Alliance for Caregiving
Established in 1996, The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving.

Roslyn Carter Caregiving Institute - A comprehensive list of national website with various resources for download. 

Women's Institute For A Secure Retirement        www.wiserwomen.org
Improving the long-term financial security of all women through education and advocacy. There is a sepcial section on caregiving. Such as the Special Report: The Effects of Caregiving

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
has created several new resources, the most important of which is a worksheet that individuals and family caregivers can use to decide which hospice to use.   The worksheet encourages people to call hospices and ask questions regarding the type of services that are important to them as a means of selecting the hospice that meets their needs.
 
It’s a PDF file at: www.caringinfo.org in a box on the right-hand side of the page It’s a PDF file at: www.caringinfo.org in a box on the right-hand side of the page under "choosing a hospice".  As always, anything on the NHPCO website is free for individual downloads or can be purchased in bulk, co-branded and/or licensed to organizations.

*Note: These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Kokua Mau of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation, organization or individual. Kokua Mau bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.