Printed Materials

Print the following to fortify your arsenal of resources on family caregiving:

 

Care for the Family Caregiver:  A Place to Start  

This booklet is a collaborative effort between EmblemHealth and the National Alliance for Caregiving.  Through actual caregiver stories, this booklet outlines how to navigate caregiving support tools.  A comprehensive list of caregiver resources, with contact information is included

English 

Spanish translation

 CHINESE TRANSLATION   

Making Home Care Work For You 

Produced by the Alzheimer’s Association, this booklet helps caregivers evaluate whether a person with dementia needs to transition from living independently to requiring assistance from a homecare provider. Home care can provide help with daily household chores, personal care, meal times, shopping, accompaniment to appointments and engagement in activities.

 Easing The Transition 

Produced by the Alzheimer’s Association, this booklet helps caregivers evaluate whether a person with dementia needs to transition from living at home with the assistance from a homecare provider to a Nursing Home.

 

SAGECAP – Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders – Caring and Preparing

This SAGECAP information cards offer LGBT caregivers ways to  navigate their current and future needs in areas of end-of-life decisions, finances, in home and long term care issues, just to name a few.

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Share the Care: Seven Principles for Team Building

Share the Care promotes a team effort in providing support to a loved one who needs help.  Dividing the responsibilities among a team of helpers allows the recipient to get appropriate care without any one person burning out.

 

Friends In Deed – Six Spiritual Principles of Caregiving  

Friends In Deed provides free emotional and spiritual counseling for people who are living with a terminal or life threatening illness and their family and friends.  The six principles that guide their counseling techniques appear on this card as a handy reference for making the best of challenging life events. 

 

NYCP4FC Corps Information Card – here is a handy listing of the most important contacts from the Partnership.