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Caregiver Resources

Name

Description

Link

Care-ring Voice

A free bilingual and confidential program connecting caregivers and families to information and support through telelearning with on line workshops

wwww.careringvoice.com/www.careringvoice.com/

Canadian Caregiver Coalition

A group of individuals and organizations that join caregivers, service providers, policy makers and other stake holders to identify and respond to the needs of caregivers

www.ccc-ccan.ca/

Manitoba Caregiver Coalition

www.ccc-ccan.ca/content.php?doc=59

Care Giver Strain Scale

Measure of the impact of providing care on the care provider

The Multidimensional Caregiver Strain Index

Caregiver Stress

A site emphasizing Care for the Caregiver

http://www.caregiverstress.com

Aging-Parents-and-Elder-Care

    Articles, comprehensive checklists, and links to key resources designed to make it easier for caregivers to quickly find the information they need.

 

http://Aging-Parents-and-Elder-Care.com

 

National Family Caregivers Association

An American Resource

The national Family Caregivers association is a grasss roots organization created to educate, support, and empower those who care for chronically ill, aged or disabled loved ones.

http://www.nfcacares.org

Phone - 1-800-896-3650

Caregiver Network Home Page: 

 A Canadian Resource

This website has links to resources in the  Toronto area, but also contains items of interest to caregivers across the country,  particularly the Caregiver Resource Guide, a list of federal, provincial and  local organizations of interest to caregivers.

http://www.caregiver.on.ca

Caregiver.com

Caregiver.com is produced by the caregiver media group,a leading provider of information, support, , and guidance for family and professional caregivers.

http://www.caregiver.com

Canadian Caregiver Coalition

The Canadian Caregiver Coalition is the national voice for the needs and interests of family caregivers. We are a bilingual, not-for-profit organization made up of caregivers, caregiver support groups, national stakeholder organizations and researchers.

www.ccc-ccan.ca/

Lotsa Helping Hands

Lotsa Helping Hands is a simple, immediate way for friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors to assist loved ones in need.

It's an easy-to-use, private group calendar, specifically designed for organizing helpers, where everyone can pitch in with meals delivery, rides, and other tasks necessary for life to run smoothly during times of medical crisis, end-of-life caring, or family caregiver exhaustion.

www.lotsahelpinghands.com/

Well Spouse

Well Spouse is a national, not for profit membership organization which gives support to wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.

www.wellspouse.org/

How to Care

Caring for an aging parent or chronically ill spouse or friend is a challenge most Canadians are facing with too little support.

How to Care is here to help you manage the realities of caring for others and yourself by supplying practical, portable information on the issues we know you will confront

www.howtocare.com/

 

Manitoba  Resources

 

Winnipeg Community & Long  Term Care Authority"Companion  Care"

Companion Care is a program for  people who can no longer manage independently but prefer to live in a house rather than a  personal care home.  Companion Care Providers welcome older people into their homes  where they offer health support services all within the warmth and comfort of a private  home

 www.wrha.mb.ca/community/seniors/index.php

Rupert's Land Caregiver  Services

Rupert's Land Caregiver Services  provides in-home respite care, telephone support, caregiver support groups, assisted  transportation and information & referral services.

168 Wilton Street, Winnipeg,  MB    R3M 3C3

Phone:    452-9491

 

Other  Resources

 

© Family Caregiver Alliance

425 Bush Street, Suite 500, San  Francisco, CA 94108.

Phone (415) 434 3388

Fax (415) 434 3508

http://www.caregiver.org/

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