Resources: Caregivers

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AgeWise Connection(404) 463-3333http://www.agewiseconnection.com/services/svcsforcaregivers Caregiver EducationARC can provide presentations, training, and caregiver support on request to your organization. Resource material is also available for distribution.
Jewish Family and Career Services:770.677.9411https://www.jfcsatl.org/services/older-adults/caregiver-supportJF&CS Offices (4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road),at the Cohen Home in Alpharetta and Huntcliff Summit in Sandy Springs.The Caregiver Support program provides one-time financial assistance to caregivers in crisis along with case management for the family and caregivers enrolled in the program. The current funding these programs have a low-income criteria that must be met in order to secure a spot on the waitlist or in one of the programs
Cobb County Senior Services770.528.5364https://cobbcounty.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7088&Itemid=2834This unique program provides In-Home Respite vouchers to family caregivers who are caring for a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's or related Dementia or Chronic Health conditions which severely impair their quality of life. These include Failure to Thrive, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, COPD, End stage Renal Disease, Cancer etc., which require assistance with at least 2 activities of daily and requires a caregiverCobb County resident and live in the same home as the care receiver. Care receiver must be 60 years and older.Must submit medical verification of diagnosis.
Sliding scale fee for services based on household income.


CancerCarehttps://www.cancercare.org/tagged/caregivingCancerCare provides free, professional support services for caregivers and loved ones, as well as caregiving information and additional resourcesVarious caregiver support group platforms: online, telephone, and face to face (Only in NY and NJ).
Help for Cancer Caregivershttps://www.helpforcancercaregivers.orgThis website was created to provide information, education, and support that will help cancer caregivers care for themselves and their family members. It is not meant as medical advice.
Caregiver Action Network800‑896‑3650 or (202) 454-3970http://caregiveraction.orgCaregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old ageCAN (the National Family Caregivers Association) is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.
Family Caregiver Alliance800‑445‑8106https://www.caregiver.org/state-list-views?field_state_tid=69FCA, as a public voice for caregivers, shines light on the challenges caregivers face daily and champions their cause through education, services, and advocacy.The services, education programs, and resources FCA provides are designed with caregivers’ needs in mind and offer support, tailored information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving.Check out the following resources on the site: FCA CareJourney , Family Care Navigator, and National Center on Caregiving (NCC). >https://www.caregiver.org/about-fca
Well Spouse Association(800) 838-0879http://www.wellspouse.orgThe Well Spouse® Association, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization, advocates for and addresses the needs of individuals caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled spouse/partner.  We offer peer to peer support and educate health care professionals and the general public about the special challenges and unique issues "well" spouses face every day
National Caregivers Library(804) 327-1111http://www.caregiverslibrary.org/home.aspx The National Caregivers Library is one of the largest single sources of information and tools for caregivers and seniors in the country.  It makes it resources available to caregivers for free through alliances with professionals, businesses and other organizations who serve seniors and their caregivers with a variety of products and services.
Cancer Support Community- ATL404.843.1880https://www.cscatlanta.orgFace-to-face educational programs and caregiver support groups
Lotsa Helping Hands[email protected]http://can.lotsahelpinghands.com/caregiving/home/Lotsa Helping Hands is a private, web-based caregiving coordination service that allows family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues to create a community to assist a family caregiver with the daily tasks that become a challenge during times of medical crisis, caregiver exhaustion, or when caring for an elderly parent.
Cancer Care800‑813‑HOPE (4673)https://www.cancercare.org/counseling Counseling via phone for people with cancer, caregivers, and loved ones. Oncology Social Workers can Better understand cancer and its treatment,Learn new ways to cope with cancer,Manage emotions such as anxiety or sadness, Improve communication with your health care team,Talk to your family about cancer, Find reliable information, Find useful resources in your community
Manage financial challenges.

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