The 5 Best Online Resources for Post-Caregivers

This past week, we’ve given you an overview on life beyond caregiving, and a few considerations on how to begin your life beyond caregiving.

As we’ve mentioned in this series, figuring out how to begin your life after caregiving ends can be difficult.

So below, we’ve compiled a list of the best online resources for post-caregivers.

Caregiver Relief Fund.

The Caregiver Relief Fund is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides financial assistance and planning to caregivers in order to help them ensure a secure future after the caregiving ends.

Caregiver Media Group.

The Caregiver Media Group is a multimedia agency dedicated to providing information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Their resources include the Todays Caregiver magazine, the Caregiver Bookclub, Newsletters, and other various channels and care tip articles.

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA).

The FCA is another nonprofit organization that works to provide information to caregivers from around the country. Our favorite resources are their fact & tip sheets (in multiple languages), support groups, and Connections Newsletters, which focus specifically on the issues and needs of caregivers.

Caregiver Action Network (CAN).

CAN is a great online resource for networking, providing education, peer support, and advice from experts working in caregiving or caregiving-related agencies and businesses. The membership is free, making it a low-level commitment for those who feel unsure about joining. If you are interested, we also suggest that you take a peek at their Family Caregiver Forum, which covers a number of topics, including Life After Caregiving.

National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC).

The NAC is made up of various organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving and works to help improve policies that affect family caregivers as well as work to strengthen and maintain caregiving coalitions at the state and local level.

Whether you are currently a caregiver or you’re a post-caregiver, these online resources are great a way to know that there is a community of like-minded individuals willing to share their similar experiences with you. At Encompass, we understand how difficult of a process end-of-life care can be. If you have any questions or would just like to talk, give us call. We’d love to hear from you.

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