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Which organizations offer support and resources to caregivers?

The following organizations will offer further support and resources to caregivers:

National Alliance for Caregiving
caregiving.org
A non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving. Here you can find the latest research and resources to support caregivers.

Caringbridge
caringbridge.org
This website is designed to help families and friends stay connected during any type of health event. Family and friends can visit the site to stay informed and leave supportive messages. Using the support planner you can make a calendar that helps family and friends coordinate care and organize helpful tasks, like bringing a meal, offering rides, taking care of pets, and other needs.

Family Caregiver Alliance
caregiver.org
The Family Caregiver Alliance hosts this comprehensive website that has a number of resources, including factsheets and a state-by-state family care navigator.

National Family Caregivers Association
nfcacares.org
This website gives family caregivers an opportunity to connect with fellow caregivers online through a state network of NFCA volunteers known as the Caregiver Community Action Network, (CCAN).

KidsHealth
kidshealth.org
This practical and useful website is for parents of children and adolescents with a chronic condition. It offers insights and information about maintaining academic standings and learning how to become an independent adult.

The CARRA Network (The Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance) 
carranetwork.org
North American organization of pediatric rheumatologists who are committed to advancing the health and quality of life of children living with rheumatic disease and arthritis. This website provides connections to clinical research opportunities that benefit children.

Medically reviewed on August 14, 2013

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