Families Caring for an Aging America: This report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine provides an overview of the prevalence and nature of family caregiving of older adults and its impact on caregivers' health, economic security and overall well-being.
Long-Distance Caregiving: Twenty Questions and Answers: This booklet was developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as a gateway to ideas and resources that can help make long-distance caregiving more manageable and satisfying. PACE® is listed as a resource in the booklet.
BenefitsCheckUp: The site contains a free and confidential screening tool to determine eligibility for nearly 1,000 unique state and federal programs for older people and their caregivers and provides detailed instructions on how to apply for them. Users answer an interactive series of questions and then are presented with resources relevant to their profile.
End-Stage Renal Disease
Dialysis Facility Compare: This tool is designed to help people with Medicare learn about Medicare-certified facilities that offer kidney dialysis to patients with end-stage renal disease. The site provides information about facility characteristics and quality measures.
Find a Hospice Program: Sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, this searchable database allows you to find a hospice provider in your area.
H1N1 Information: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a website for H1N1 (swine flu) information. The site provides updated information on surveillance results, the latest clinical guidance for at-risk groups, and public health information on how to prevent the spread of the virus. The latest press releases and additional information on a variety of related topics are also available.
U.S. Department of Elder Justice: A resource for victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation and their families, practitioners who serve them, law enforcement agencies and prosecutors, and researchers.