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If you are helping someone with physical care, emotional support, doctor visits, shopping, legal issues, financial matters, or finding resources, YOU are a caregiver!

 

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North Central Texas Aging and Disability Resource Center

The North Central Texas Aging and Disability Resource Center connects people of all ages who have disabilities and their family caregivers, with federal, state, and local...

June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The abuse of older people, also known as elder abuse, is a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an...

The Magnificent Seven: Legal Documents for Older Adults

Elder law attorney Virginia Hammerle will discuss the seven basic documents for Estate Planning, including Will, Durable Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney, HIPAA...

No Country for Old People: A Call to Reform Our Nursing Homes

https://youtu.be/VlgnNCtvlHw?si=Dj8PeK6KKOnPJ1b4 In a world where aging is an inevitable part of life, the documentary “No Country For Old People” by Susie Singer Carter...

Benefits of a Routine for Family Caregivers

For family caregivers, the responsibilities can feel overwhelming. From managing medications to ensuring safety, the list is extensive and you face a variety of challenges...

Supporting a Loved One with Hoarding Disorder: A Guide for Family Caregivers

  As a family caregiver, supporting a loved one with a hoarding disorder can be a challenging and emotionally taxing journey. Hoarding disorder is a complex mental health...

Celebrate Men’s Health Month & Father’s Day

Here's to Men and Fathers everywhere! No two men are alike, but they certainly share some common ground. Men's health is a combination of physical, mental, and spiritual...

Free Medication Log Templates

Download these free Medication LOG & Medication LIST templates! Medication Log (schedule) PDF format great for printing Microsoft Word format great for editing...

How Long Does a Hip or Knee Replacement Last?

The joints in our bodies help us bend and move so that we may pursue the things we like to do. Knees and hips serve as important intersections in our body – but when you’re...

Chair Yoga for Seniors: Reduce Pain and Improve Health

By Connie Chow, Founder at DailyCaring Chair yoga safely improves senior health Chair yoga is a great way for older adults to get the wonderful health benefits of yoga. It...

Caregiver Stories

Inspirational stories and advice from other caregivers.

MaRynn Taylor shares her family’s Alzheimer’s experience

Q&A with MaRynn Taylor: “The Only Thing That Matters Is Love” Country Music Television’s 2023 “Next Women of Country” and Black River artist and songwriter MaRynn Taylor shares her family’s journey with her grandparents, who are both living with Alzheimer’s...

Living with Alzheimer’s – Richard and Kate’s story

January 21, 2011 is the anniversary of Kate’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s. That was a life-changing event. At the time we recognized that, but now we know and understand it far better. We don’t celebrate the day itself. We celebrate the fact that she is still with me...

The Lesson of the Glass of Water and Self-Care

After 16 weeks of my husband's falls, surgeries, hospital and rehabilitation stays, followed by the adjustment to returning home, my energy and patience reserves were drained. The other morning, as I was doing the minimum to get dressed and prepare for the day, I...

Decisions for Life

The decisions we have to make in life so often seem difficult to me. When my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’ s disease I had the job of my life. I never dreamed I would be so fortunate in the job market as this. Management at the company I was working for were...

Shifting Family Roles with Edla Prevette

Edla Prevette is a mental health counselor who cared for both of her parents. Edla’s professional and personal care experiences are being poured into a program she has developed for adult children of aging parents. In this episode, Edla shares ways in which you can...

Patricia’s Caregiver Story

My name is Patricia, and this is my caregiver story. I care for my mother, Lucille, a breast cancer survivor. She suffers from crippling arthritis, rendering her unable to walk. She is still sharp in mind and a joy to be around. Also, a never-ending mom who worries...

Caregiver Profile: Cynara Lowary

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? Taking care of my grandmother. Has your relationship changed with the loved one that you are caring for? If so, how? It just made my love for them even stronger, as well as wanting me to take care of others. What is...

3 Tales of Caring for an Aging Loved One at Home

The moment in time when our parents lose their independence is the beginning of an intimate and very personal journey for every family. I recently wrote about some of the important considerations when looking at long-term care facilities for a parent. Another option,...

Indra’s Caregiver Story

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one?  In 2017, my husband was diagnosed with Amyloidosis. Soon after receiving two stem cell transplants, he had three strokes. Over the next few years, multiple issues came up where I had to resign from my job.  Has...

Lester’s Caregiver Story

How did you become the caregiver for your loved one? When I married my beautiful wife.  Has your relationship changed with the loved one that you are caring for? If so how? My father-in-law. Since the passing of my mother-in-law in 2017. I’ve watched my father-in-law...

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Ever listened to someone talk about their life and thought ‘Oh, someone else has been through that, too? I thought it was just me!’ Every story shared is a chance to aid another caregiver and help them feel less alone. Your story will be confidential or use your initials. Help other caregivers and yourself by sharing your experience.

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About Family Caregivers Online

Our Purpose

This website was created as a resource for caregivers as a source of unbiased information.

Our Mission

To provide caregivers with helpful, current, and easy-to-navigate information, to assist them with caregiving. 

Additional Services

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