Caregiver Resources

AARP
Dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.

CarePages
Free, easy-to-use Web pages, that help family and friends communicate when a loved one is receiving care.

The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The only nonprofit consumer-based organization nationwide focused on the needs, rights and protection of assisted living consumers, their caregivers & loved ones.

Family Caregiver Alliance
A public voice for caregivers. Our pioneering programs, information, education, services, research and advocacy support & sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Men Against Breast Cancer
Teaches men to be better caregivers, empathetic listeners and all-around first-rate support people.

National Alliance for Caregiving
Dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.

National Family Caregivers Association
Educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to address the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers.

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI)
Works to establish local, state and national partnerships committed to building more effective long-term care systems and providing greater recognition and support for America's unsung heroes - the millions of caregivers, both family and professional, who provide us all with models of selfless service and hope for the future.

Well Spouse
A national, not for profit membership organization which gives support to wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled. Well Spouse support groups meet monthly. Here, our members can share their thoughts and feelings openly with others facing similar circumstances in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. WS support groups are also an excellent source for information on a wide-range of practical issues facing spousal caregivers.

Above are links to websites containing information for people living with cancer or a blood disorder/disease. The content provided through these links is not the information of Compass Oncology or US Oncology, Inc. and Compass Oncology does not necessarily endorse such content. In addition, all content provided through these links is for information only and does not constitute medical advice. Please consult your physician before acting or relying upon such information.