Nearly 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day. Many caregivers are in the sandwich generation, caregiving for both their children and their parents. Following are links to websites that we have found useful to caregivers and their families.
Our Caregivers Support Group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 2:15 – 3:45 at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont Street. Private communication is also available by appointment.
Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, Inc – Advocates on aging issues, builds community partnerships and implements programs within Shawnee, Jefferson and Douglas Counties to help seniors live independent and dignified lives.
Eldercare Locator – Connecting You to Community Services.
National Family Caregivers Association – Educate. Support. Empower. Advocate.
National Caregivers Library – Find hundreds of articles, forms, checklists, links and other valuable resources.
Caring Connections – Provides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for loved ones, living with an illness or grieving a loss.
Caring.com – Simplifying Caregiving, Supporting Caregivers.
Arthritis Foundation. Take Control. We Can Help.
American Cancer Society. The Official Sponsor of Birthdays.
American Diabetes Association. Information and support for you and your loved ones.
American Parkinsons Disease Association. Ease the Burden. Find the Cure.