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Online support groups can contain newsletters and articles for caregivers. The support groups may also have forums so that caregivers can write to other caregivers and give each other support. Many national support groups have an online presence and will have listings of support groups by state. Some of the localized information includes:
Some support groups may have recipe sharing pages, newsletters for caregivers and other information. There is information on dealing with the stress of phone calls, doctors' visits, traveling back and forth to the appointments, shopping, pharmacy visits and all of the other things that must be done for a person who can no longer do these things for him or herself.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|