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Whether you are caring for an aging parent, chronically ill family member, or a disabled child, caregiving is a stressful blessing. Having good information about caregiving issues can help you avoid burnout. Use the link below to find assistance and advice.
Alzheimer's Caregiving Resources
Use these websites to find help if you're a caregiver for an Alzheimer's patient.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Education for caregivers, training for health care professionals, web-based programs/services.
Family Caregiver Alliance
National organization dedicated to providing information, support and advocacy to caregivers.
FAIR (W. Va. Family Alzheimer's In-home Respite)
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can be very stressful, and caregivers need a regular break from the demands of the job. The FAIR Program, available in every county of West Virginia, offers relief to family caregivers and, at the same time, provides one-on-one attention and individualized activities for persons with a written diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
West Virginia Library Commission
1900 Kanawha Blvd East | Culture Center, Bldg. 9 | Charleston, WV 25305
In-State Toll Free : (800) 642-9021 | (304) 558-2041