Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Resources for Caregivers

Support for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Serious Illness
[From the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine]
Especially see the Orientation to Caregiving Handbook and Tools for Caregivers.

Caregiving & Support
[From the UCSF Memory and Aging Center]

As a caregiver, what can I do to make caregiving easier on me?
[From the American Academy of Family Physicians]

Caregiver Health
[From the American Medical Association]

So Far Away: Twenty Questions and Answers About Long-Distance Caregiving
[From the National Institute on Aging]

Additionally, come into the Patient Health Library to read the following articles:
-Caregiving at a distance in the September 2011 issue of Consumer Reports on Health
-Adjusting goals, avoiding self-blame lowers stress for caregiviers in the September 2011 issue of DukeMedicine HealthNews