Eldercare

Eldercare Resources:

If you are currently employed and caring for an aging or ill relative, check with your human resources department to see what eldercare resources and/or benefits may be available to you as an employee. Here are some other useful sites:

Agingcare.com is a community of caregivers facing the challenge of caring for an elderly loved one and sharing ideas, practical advice, and one-on-one support.

Caregiver Action Network is a caregiver community and resource providing family caregivers with practical help, support and information. They also strive to improve the quality of life for family caregivers by reducing their day-to-day stress and financial distress.

The Family Caregiver Alliance supports and sustains the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.

AARP’s Caregiving Resource Center

Care.com: Find senior caregivers, pet care, special needs care, child care, etc.

Thumbtack.com: For finding and hiring local professionals to get jobs done

TaskRabbit.com: Connects you with others in your neighborhood to get tasks done