From time to time, we need some help caring for our loved one. We may need to know who to turn to, or we may need a particular question answered. ACAP helps the adult-child caregiver by providing information, resources, support and community. Below are some of the many resources you may find in your community and online, a list provided by AARP.
AARP Caregiving Resource Center
AARP’s website, providing a variety of resources related to aging and family caregiving.
AARP Home Safety Checklists
AARP’s checklist outlining ways to make a home as safe as possible for an aging person.
Aging Parents and Elder Care
Resources for helping people overcome the challenges of eldercare.
Information and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Operates a 24/7 helpline and care navigator tools.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Center
The government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.
ARCH Respite Network
Find programs and services that allow caregivers to get a break from caring for a loved one.
Connects caregivers to local services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities across the United States.
Family Caregiver Allliance
Information, education and services for family caregivers, including the Family Care Navigator, a state-by-state list of services and assistance.
Provides information about the parts of Medicare, what’s new and how to find Medicare plans, facilities or providers.
National Alliance for Caregiving
A coalition of national organizations focused on family caregiving issues.
National Family Caregivers Association
Information and education for family caregivers; includes the Caregiver Community Action Network, a volunteer support network in over 40 states.
The National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
Information and tools to plan for future long-term care needs.
Social Security Administration
Information on retirement and disability benefits, including how to sign up.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program
A program that offers one-on-one insurance counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.
Support and services for families caring for veterans. Maintains a Veterans’ Affairs caregiver support line.