Caregiver Information

Caregivers provide a necessary service and support for the elderly and/or disabled person. Caregivers need to be updated on new and available programs and services to help meet the needs of the person they care for. The links below provide ongoing information for caregivers. These are resources that are readily available on the internet. Some have forums
and chat rooms that provide a means of support. Others provide ways to avoid caregiver burnout. We recommend that caregivers avail themselves
of these sites.

Links for Caregivers

Administration on Aging
Provides information on aging, family caregiving and latest news on changes in regulations affecting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

American Association of Retired Persons
Provides general information on aging, programs and services

Family Caregiver Alliance
National Center on Caregiving

Provides a resource center, a clearinghouse and public policy updates

National Alliance for Caregiving
Provides tips, information and resources for caregivers

National Family Caregivers Association
A grassroots organization that provides education, support and empowerment to caregivers

www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral
Provides information and advocacy on Alzheimers

CareGuide
A commercial web site that offers assessment, resources and education

CaregiversCount
Provides caregiving advocacy and information

NJ Area Agencies on Aging

Union County

Atlantic Bergen Burlington Camden Cape May
Cumberland Essex Gloucester Hudson Hunterdon
Mercer Middlesex Monmouth Morris Ocean
Passaic Salem Somerset Sussex Warren