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Below is a list and if you go onto the site at the very bottom (where all of this is from), you can click on each one and be directed right to the information.

Support for Caregivers

* Caregiver Network - dedicated to making caregivers' lives easier.
* - Helpling you help aging relitives
* Exceptional Parent Magazine -
* Extended Care Information Network.
* National Caregivers Library
* Family Caregiver Alliance
* National Family Caregivers Association
* National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
* -- for adults 50+ (senior citizens) their children & caregivers
* Today's Caregiver Magazine Online
* Well Spouse Foundation - an association of spousal caregivers

Caregiving Resources

* Aging With Dignity - Five Wishes document helps you express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself.
* Alzheimer's Association
* American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)
* American Cancer Society
* American Diabetes Association
* American Heart Association National Center
* American Lung Association
* Arthritis Foundation
* GrowthHouse
* Hospice Foundation of America
* Make-A-Wish Foundation
* Muscular Dystrophy Association - USA
* National Association for Home Care and Hospice ::
* National Family Caregivers Association
* National Kidney Foundation
* National Multiple Sclerosis Society
* National Stroke Association
* Transverse Myelitis Association

* National Family Caregiver Support Program

Care Homes/Homecare

* A Place for Mom! a free referral service helping families find nursing homes, assisted living, Alzheimer's care, retirement communities, and home care.
* Assisted Living Facilities For Seniors - Nursing Homes, Independent And Assisted Living Facilities
* Brandywine Senior Care, Inc. - ventilator care, home healthcare
* CiteHealth - Reports & Ratings on Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Other Health Care Providers
* The Guide to Nursing Facilities
* Nursing Home & Long Term Care Topics
* Palliative CareCenter of the North Shore

Special Needs Trust

* National Special Needs Network
* Future Planning Resources
* Conservatorship, Trusts and Wills - for People with Developmental or Other Disabilities
* Good Shepherd Fund - Services - Special Needs Trust
* Frequently Asked Questions About Special Needs Trusts
* SeniorLaw: Supplemental Needs Trusts
* Special Needs Trust
* Special Needs Trusts Administration
* SSI & Trusts - EM-00067 (5/26/00)

Death & Dying

* Everlife Memorials Learning Center
* Ultimate Concerns -- Death & Dying
* Funerals: A Consumer Guide
* NFDA Consumer Tips for Arranging a Funeral
* Direct Casket - low cost quality caskets
* Distinctive Urns - Cremation Urns, jewelry pendants and keepsakes
* Urns and Cremation Resources by Everlife Memorials
* Virtual Memorials

Books! Books to Buy! Available in association with

* Alzheimer's : A Caregiver's Guide and Sourcebook
* Balancing Work and Caregiving for Children, Adults, and Elders (Family Caregiver Applications, Vol 3)
* Care for the Caregiver : A Guide for Staff in the Helping Professions
* Caregiver Connection : Training Manual
* Caregiver Therapy
* Caregiver's Gethsemane : When a Loved One Longs to Die
* Caregiver's Handbook
* Cash for the Final Days: A Financial Guide for the Terminally Ill and their Advisors
* Circle of Years : A Caregiver's Journal
* Courage for Caregivers
* Dying Well : Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life
* I'm Here to Help : A Guide for Caregivers, Hospice Workers, and Volunteers
* Leboeuf's Home Health Care Handbook : All You Need to Become a Caregiver in Your Home
* Living Well With MS : A Guide for Patient, Caregiver, and Family
* Long Distance Caregiving : A Survival Guide for Far Away Caregivers (The Working Caregiver Series)
* My Baby's Health History : Newborn to 3 Years of Age
* My Child's Health History: 3 to 18 years of age
* Personal Health History: Spinal cord injury
* The Caregiver's Book : Caring for Another, Caring for Yourself (Miller, James E., Willowgreen Series.)
* The Caregiver's Companion : Words to Comfort and Inspire
* The Caregiver's Guide : Helping Elderly Relatives Cope With Health and Safety Problems
* The Complete Nanny Guide : Solutions to Parents' Questions About Hiring and Keeping an In-Home Caregiver
* The Dying Time : Practical Wisdom for the Dying and Their Caregivers
* The Personal Care Attendant Guide: The Art of Finding, Keeping, or Being One
* The Resourceful Caregiver : Helping Family Caregivers Help Themselves
* When Your Parents Need You : A Caregiver's Guide


[This Message was Edited on 08/23/2009]