Looking for more information on Eldercare? This page contains a list of helpful websites outside of the WorkLife Office services.
Provides free access to its caregiver bulletin boards and lists of eldercare facilities and services, among other basic resources.
The National Council on the Aging assesses user needs and financial situations. Government programs, tax breaks and other services.
The Kinship Care Resource Center (KCRC) is a non-profit organization through the School of Social Work at MSU that serves kinship families.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Rates books, videos, websites, and other products, based on topic.
National Caregivers Library
A large source of information and tools for caregivers and seniors.
Official website for information about provider choices.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Offers a question & answer service, tip sheets, and information about support groups.
Provides help locating an Area Agency on Aging anywhere in the nation.
Family Caregiving 101
A collaborative effort offering the support and education you need to manage caregiving challenges.
AgeAlive is a recently established program within Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. They seek to leverage and expand MSU’s assets related to aging, including research, education, training, service and outreach spanning all disciplines across all MSU units that are addressing major aging issues. They also host speakers, workshops, and activities.
Tri-County Office on Aging
Since 1974 the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) has been the region’s one-stop-shop for information and services that older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families need to live independently and remain active in their communities. TCOA’s mission is to promote and preserve the independence and dignity of the aging population in Ingham, Clinton and Eaton Counties.
The Case for Eldercare Support Services
This article reviews the broad-spectrum of elder caregivers and why support services are important.