Resources for Caregivers

Share The Care: How to Organize a Group to Care for Someone Who Is Seriously Ill, (Revised and Updated) by Cappy Capossela and Sheila Warnock

Part case study, part how-to, this book includes sample forms and checklists, allowing readers to use it as a springboard to create a “caring network” with the intention of spreading the work of caregiving among friends, neighbors, and family members.  There is a complementary website

Wake up to Your (W)hole Life by Alaya Chadwick
Of the many personal development books I’ve read, the wisdom revealed in this book is what changed my life by shifting my relationship with my disability.  This book is for anyone who is experiencing a challenging life situation and wants to create life-changing shifts.  The author, Alaya, invites us to become curious about ourselves in a gentle, non-judgmental way and offers a step-by-step process that provides a way to be more fully alive.

Lotsa Helping Hands
A private, web-based caregiving coordination service that allows family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to create a community and assist with the daily tasks that become a challenge when caring for an aging loved one or during long-term caregiving.

Helps you to stay connected with friends and family during a serious health event for a loved one.

National Alliance for Caregiving

A non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving. Alliance members include grassroots organizations, professional associations, service organizations, disease-specific organizations, a government agency, and corporations.

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