Outside Resources

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.

Check out AARP →


The National Council on the Aging assesses user needs and financial situations. Government programs, tax breaks and other services.

Check out BenefitsCheckUp →

Kinship MSU

The Kinship Care Resource Center (KCRC) is a non-profit organization through the School of Social Work at MSU that serves kinship families.

Check out Kinship →

National Alliance for Caregiving

Rates books, videos, websites, and other products, based on topic.

Check out NAC →

National Caregivers Library

A large source of information and tools for caregivers and seniors.

Check out the library →


Official website for information about provider choices.

Check out Medicare.gov →

Family Caregiver Alliance

Offers a question & answer service, tip sheets, and information about support groups.

Check out FCA →

Eldercare Locator

Provides help locating an Area Agency on Aging anywhere in the nation.

Check out Eldercare Locator →

Family Caregiving 101

A collaborative effort offering the support and education you need to manage caregiving challenges.

Check out the free resource →


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.

Check out AgeAlive →

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.

Check out the office →

Don’t forget that you can gain free access to care.com/MSU by signing in with your MSU NetID!

The Case for Eldercare Support Services

“Eldercare is Everyone’s Issue”

This article reviews the broad-spectrum of elder caregivers and why support services are important.

Fact Sheets for More Caregiving Information

You can count on the WorkLife Office to assist you and to make your time at MSU the best it can be.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at worklife@msu.edu