Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Resources


Caregivers (MedlinePlus)

Caregiving (AARP)

Eldercare at Home: A Comprehensive Online Guide for Family Caregivers, 2nd ed (American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging)

Family Caregiver Alliance

National Family Caregiver Support Program Resource Room (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care and Adult Health Care (
Adult Day Care Centers, Finding the Best Center for Your Needs (
National Adult Day Services Association

Assisted Living

Assisted Living (MedlinePlus)

Maryland Guide to Assisted Living Facilities (Maryland Health Care Commission)

National Center for Assisted Living

Children and Serious Illness

Children’s Health Topics (American Academy of Pediatrics)

For Patients and Families (Children’s National Medical Center)

Hospital for Children (University of Maryland Medical Center)

Young People with Cancer: A Handbook for Parents (National Cancer Institute)

Diseases and Conditions

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Merck Manual of Medical Information, second home edition (online version)

Family Leave

Family and Medical Leave Act (U.S. Department of Labor)

Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Information and Forms (Maryland Department of Budget & Management)

Government Programs

Caregiver Resources (Howard County Office on Aging)

Eldercare Locator (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

Caregiver Resources (Maryland Department of Aging)

Home Care

Adapting the home after a stroke (Internet Stroke Center at Washington University)

American Association for Homecare

Caring for the Patient with Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (American Cancer Society)

Home Care Services (MedlinePlus)

Meals On Wheels Association of America

Maryland Meals-on-Wheels and Senior Meal Programs

National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Home Care & Hospice Locator

VNA Home Health of Maryland (Visiting Nurse Association)


American College of Physicians Home Care Guide for Advanced Cancer

Hospice Care (

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization – Find a Hospice

Legal Issues

Consumer’s Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning (American Bar Association)

Legal Issues (AARP)

Making Health Care Decisions for Others (Maryland Department of Aging)

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Nursing Homes

Maryland Nursing Home Guide (Maryland Health Care Commission)

Nursing Homes (MedlinePlus)

Nursing Homes (Medicare)

Nursing Home Compare (Medicare) (Nursing Homes)