We understand the stress of taking care of a spouse. You might benefit from support from family and friends, hiring a personal care aide for limited hours, and occupational therapy equipment that can assist you in assisting your spouse with his daily living needs.
Based upon your responses to the initial situation assessment, here are specific resources that can help guide you through the process of setting up care as well as helping you manage your situation.
Caregiver types – personal aide, family member, friend
Stroke – facts, resources
Mobility support – therapy and equipment
Caregiver needs and issues
Long-distance monitoring & technology
Speak to a Geriatric Care Specialist – first 10 minutes are free
Each caregiver situation is unique. Our geriatric care specialists are highly experienced in helping guide you through the caregiving process.
Aging in Place Toolkit
Provides free and low-cost tools for your particular situation (list items and costs)
Geriatric Eldercare or Caregiver Specialist
The toolkit includes:
Family vault to secure important legal, financial, and medical records
Video: training and tips
Links to Home Care Agencies
Links to caregiving services, products, and digital technology devices
Links to government agencies not-for-profit organizations, and support groups
Contact a Home Care Agency
Find a professional home aide who specializes in dementia care.
Online Community Forum
Need a kindred spirit to talk or read through your caregiving challenges? Join our caregivers-only community forum.