The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.

Long Term Caregivers The average unpaid family caregiver works the equivalent of a 20 hour week part-time for five years. AARP puts the total economic impact of their efforts at $450 billion per year. #myositis #caregivers

Letter to family caregivers | The Caregiver Space Blog #caregiver

10 Organizations Every Caregiver Should Know #caregiving

Sharing stroke awareness projects from around the world

The Caregiver Experience: A Snapshot of the #CaregiverJourney | From the 40+ member organizations of ReACT (Respect a Caregiver's Time), an employer-focused coalition dedicated to addressing the challenges faced by employee caregivers and reducing the impact on the companies that employ them.

Caregivers often neglect their relationships with significant others, friends and family on the mistaken belief that they can go back to their pre-caregiving relationships at the end of their caregiving journey. Here are some steps you can take to protect these important relationships.

Alzheimer's resources

A Caregiver's Guide to Early Mild-Stage Dementia | Caring.com

Diary of a 20 something caring for her nan with dementia. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Did you know that there are distinct differences between Alzheimer's & Dementia? As a caregiver or family member to an aging loved one, it's important to understand the differences. #EndAlz

Eldercare Locator, Celebrating 20 Years, Connecting You to Community Services

Caregiver.com - For caregivers, about caregivers, by caregivers

8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver #caregiver #familycaregiver #agingparents #caregiving #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Six Tips for Dementia and Alzheimer's Care at Home (full article) #Alzheimers #dementia #caregiving http://www.saintelizabeth.com/Health-Info/Health-Resources/Dementia-and-Alzheimers-Disease/Six-Tips-for-Dementia-and-Alzheimer-s-Care-at-Home.aspx #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Chronic illness

10 Requests From A Dementia Journeyer. Important tidbits to remember as a caregiver, family member or friend. Great idea to print this and read it on occasion as a refresher before a visit.

I like 8 hours of sleep, so it's more like 6.25% of my day, but still...