AARP: Caregiving - A website for caregivers offering content on topics such as guardianship, long distance caregiving, stress management and more.

American Cancer Society: Caregivers and Family - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.  A wealth of information for caregivers will be found here.
Also in Spanish.

ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center - ARCH stands for Access to Respite Care and Help and their website provides information on repsite services throughout the United States.

CancerCare: Caregiving - CancerCare is a national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

Cancer Hope Network - Cancer Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides free and confidential one-on-one support to cancer patients and their families. 

Cancer Support Community: Caregivers - This is organization is dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.

CareFlash - CareFlash aims to strengthen the outlook and peace of mind for caregivers and family members.

Caregiver Action Network - Formerly the National Family Caregivers Association, this non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.

Caregiver Media Group - A website offering care tips, channels, listings of caregiver support groups, caregiver stories, and an online magazine, Today's Caregiver. - Offers a variety of resources for caregivers, including online support groups, blogs, and a free e-book, After the Diagnosis.

CaringBridge - Your personal CaringBridge website is designed to rally your family and friends together, to offer you support when and how you need it.

Family Caregiver Alliance - The Family Caregiver Alliance was established in 1977 to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. The site offers fact sheets, advice, news, and user groups.

Help for Cancer Caregivers - This site is a unique collaboration of organizations with a shared goal of improving the health and well-being of the people who care for people with cancer.

Lotsa Helping Hands - This site will connect people through the power of community, whether you need help or you want to provide help.

MedlinePlus: Caregivers - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish. - This website offers tools such as personal webpages, co-ordinated calendars, and a fundraising tool, to keep family and friends updated.

National Alliance for Caregiving - The National Alliance for Caregiving website provides links to caregiver organizations and resources for caregivers and professionals. Their goal is to improve the quality of life for families and care recipients.

National Cancer Institute: When Someone You Love Is Being Treated for Cancer - This informative site focuses on the caregiver's needs.
You may also be interested in the following:

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine: Handbook for Family Caregivers of Patients with Serious Illness - Caregivers will find this handbook valuable.

Well Spouse Association - Well Spouse is a national, not for profit membership organization which gives support to wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.

What Friends Do - This website helps family and friends of patients coordinate meals, transportation and other tasks by creating a free custom website.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Caregiver College - This is the  Family Caregiver Alliance's series of classes for caregivers in video format. The videos are designed to show caregivers some essential skills for taking care of their loved ones. 

Cancer Support Video Series - The American Cancer Society provides these videos to support caregivers.

Emotional Support for Caregivers - Livestrong showcases the story of one caregiver.

Tips for Cancer Caregivers - This video from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute gives advice for caregivers.

YouTube Playlist: Caregiving - A series of videos on caregiving, curated by the Resource and Learning Center.


March 2024