HELP FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS
- AARP.org Family Caregiving
Various articles about health, retirement, finances, providing care, etc. and tips for seniors and caregivers.
- American Heart Association
Top 10 tips for refreshing and rejuvenating yourself so you can provide the best care possible.
- Caregiver.com Magazine (on-line)
Articles written specifically about diet, nutrition and eating habits for seniors. There are also recipes for restricted diets. Make sure to check out their link CARE TIPS where you’ll learn new ideas from real care providers.
- Family Caregiver Alliance
Their services, education programs, and publications are developed with caregivers’ expressed needs in mind, to offer real support, essential information, and tools to manage the complex and demanding tasks of caregiving.
- Leading Age
Caring for a loved one isn’t easy. That’s why LeadingAge members are committed to developing resources that can help individuals provide their loved ones with the help they need on their own terms.
- Preventing Caregiver Burnout
If you are caring for your loved one 24/7 please know that Christian Health Care Center can help. We offer short-term placements and respite care when family members wish to go on vacation, need to travel for business or are ready for a much-deserved break.Also, Northwest Adult Day Health & Wellness Center (located on our Lynden healthcare campus) offers enriching programs Monday – Friday for older adults and those with long-term disabilities. Their program provides regular and consistent respite time for family caregivers.