The National Alliance for Caregiving and Emblem Health co-created a booklet to help caregivers recognize and manage the many challenges that come with being a caregiver. Revised in early 2010, this resource emphasizes that it is always OK to seek and ask for help. It offers important information and guides caregivers on where to turn for help. To view the booklet, click here.
Caregiver Action Network
As one of the earliest and most powerful voices speaking for the needs of caregivers, this organization focuses on public awareness, education and caregiver support. CAN offers a richly developed and extensive toolbox full of resources, educational materials and family caregiver support, available here.
Available in five languages, the United Hospital Fund guide explains why many caregivers don’t identify with this role and why it is important to do so. Find answers to the question, “Am I a family caregiver?”
Cancer Support Community Booklets
This non-profit is committed to providing support so that no one faces cancer alone. They have a set of “Frankly Speaking about Cancer” booklets specially designed to empower cancer caregivers. These guides are filled with encouraging ideas, practical tips, inspiring stories and information about how to find additional support.