It is also important that, you, as the caregiver take care of yourself. This section provides you with a variety of websites and a listing of books to assist you to find information on elder care as well as techniques for dealing with stress. The websites are listed below.
Canadian Caregiver Coalition - Their mission is to influence policy and promote awareness.
Caregiver.com - A magazine for caregivers.
Elder Care Online - An online community designed to help improve the quality of life for elders and caregivers.
Elder Care Online's: Caregivers Support Centre - A website that provides support from peers and professional caregivers.
Empowering Caregivers - A website created to provide a safe and nurturing place for caregivers on an emotional and spiritual level.
National Family Caregivers Association - 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 Canadian Women's Health Network - A very informative website for caregivers.
Virtual Community for Caregivers - Website is designed as a place where caregivers can get support, information and engage with one another. Website offers many articles written by experts on issues such as: balancing work and care, protecting elderly parents from fraud, and many more.
Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress and Burnout: Tips for Recharging and Finding Balance - From the Help Guide.