Temporary Caregivers of Military Children: Guide to Essential Information

October 25, 2022 — If you are a grandparent, other relative, or family friend taking care of children while their parent or parents are deployed or on other duty, this guide to essential information is intended to offer you help and resources.  It contains useful information about military benefits that provide help with schools, medical care and supports and... Read More

Learning Videos for Adult Care at Home

September 29, 2022 — -from Home Alone Alliance, an initiative of the AARP Public Policy Institute All links go directly to the videos. To view other Home Alone Alliance resources, including downloadable/printable PDF information within the videos, go to the Family Caregiving How-to Video Series website. Pain Management Developed by AARP Public Policy Institute and Betty Irene Moore School... Read More

Caregiver Resource Center at Caring.com: Interesting resource topics for a broad range of situations

August 19, 2022 — Caring.com has many interesting caregiver resources (topics), many not found elsewhere. In the Caregiver Resource Center, browse topics such as “A Beginner’s Guide to Medicaid”, “Accessing Durable Medical Equipment with Medical Equipment Banks”, “Assisted Living Options for People Struggling with Addiction” and “Guide to the Lifeline Assistance Program”. That article covers information on free/low-cost mobile phone services,... Read More

Family Caregiver Handbook

July 8, 2022 — This downloadable handbook (pdf) is specific, detailed and practical, written for WA State residents by the Aging and Long Term Support Administration at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. Topics include, but aren’t limited to: You can also order a free, printed copy.

Family Caregiver Decision Guide

February 10, 2022 — This guide was originally created to help family caregivers whose family members were living with a life-limiting condition or illness, but can be useful for many family caregiver situations. The guide walks you through four steps to help with decision-making: The guide was created by the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention at... Read More

“Let’s Talk Dementia”

December 7, 2021 — Courtesy of Dementia Action Collaborative. Six brief videos featuring Washingtonians with dementia and their care partners, talking about the value of early diagnosis and what they suggest for living well with dementia.