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Invaluable Resources for Caregivers

Being a caregiver is a difficult job, indeed. Whether it is your mom, dad, brother, sister, neighbor, or even your child, a serious illness or chronic condition can require all of your attention, energy, love and patience. The following websites can help you find more information and resources to make your role as a caregiver more manageable.

  1. SeriousIllness.org is a FREE one-stop online resource to help caregivers find what they need. It provides information like:
    • Local resources for support groups, transportation, nutrition and more
    • Caregiving tips
    • Advanced directive resources
    • Finances and estate planning
    • Medical concerns and health resources
  2. CaringInfo.org is another great one-stop resource to find information about issues like home safety, pain management, talking with a child about his or her illness and much more.
  3. CaringBridge.org offers free patient websites to help loved ones share information and support throughout serious health events, care and recovery. It is extremely easy to set up and use; and it will automatically notify family and friends each time you post new information.

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