CICOA

National Alliance for Caregiving, www.caregiving.org

Today’s Caregiver, www.caregiver.com (This is a magazine that also publishes a free weekly e-newsletter entitled the Fearless Caregiver. Sign up for either pub online. Both resources are very good and very current, with a lot of idea sharing from other caregivers as well as professionals.)

Family Caregiver Alliance, www.caregiver.org

National Family Caregivers Assn., www.nfcacares.org

National Caregivers Library, www.caregiverslibrary.org

The Well Spouse Foundation, www.wellspouse.org

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Administration on Aging, http://www.aginginplace.org/ (Every state has a system of Area Agencies on Aging; if your care recipient is in another state, call CICOA at 317-254-3660 to get contact for that person’s local agency.)

Centers for Disease Control, www.cdc.gov

Medicare, www.medicare.org

National Resource Directory, www.nrd.gov

State Health Insurance Program (SHIP), www.in.gov/idoi/2507.htm

Social Security Administration, www.ssa.gov

Veterans Administration, www.va.gov