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Family and Caregiver Support Groups

Alzheimer's Support Groups

Source: Alzheimer's Association

Description:

Searchable by location; find the Alzheimer's Assocation anywhere in the United States, and learn about programs and services available in your area, including support groups and educational workshops.


American Association of Caregiving Youth

Source: www.aacy.org/

Description:

Resource for the support of children who are caring for ill, injured, elderly or disabled family members


American Cancer Society Support Programs

Source: American Cancer Society

Description:

Support groups, classes, lodging and other resources for cancer patients and their families.


Caring for a Loved One Who Has Cancer

Source: American Society of Clinical Oncology

Description:

Resources and support for family who are helping to care for a loved one who has cancer.


Family Caregiver Alliance

Source: National Center on Caregiving

Description:

Nonprofit organization addressing the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Website contains information, factsheets and contact information to agencies. Contains information in English, Spanish, and Chinese.


Heart Disease Caregiver Resources

Source: American Heart Association

Description:

Online resources for people who are serving as a family caregiver for a heart or stroke patient.


National Alliance on Mental Illness

Source: NAMI.org

Description:

America's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.


National Family Caregiver Support Program

Source: Administration for Community Living

Description:

Website includes a wide variety of resources for family caregivers and professionals in the caregiver support field; includes factsheet with information about family caregiver programs for each state


National Family Caregivers Association

Source: Caregiver Action Network (CAN)

Description:

The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.