Caregiving & Housing

Caregiving in the U.S. 2009, the most complete assessment of caregiving in America to date, found that 29% of the U.S. adult population is caring for adults, the elderly and children with special needs. With this in mind, we wanted to provide you with valuable resources should you find yourself in the same shoes as the other 65.7 million caregivers.

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Advance Directives: Planning for Medical Care in the Event of Loss of Decision-Making Ability
State Bar of Michigan Publication with sample forms

Care for the Family Caregiver: A Place to Start (Publication)
Basics of family caregiving, tips, issues and where to turn for help sponsored by the National Alliance for Caregiving

Caregivers’ Resources
Hospice, respite care, assisted living information, etc. provided by
Activities, expert advice, recipes, etc. based on grandchild’s age

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Benefits and assistance, health and safety resources, etc. provided by

State by State Help for Family Caregivers
Resources available by state provided by Family Caregiver Alliance




Finding Quality Nursing Home Care
Tips covering questions to ask and evaluations to complete before deciding on nursing home

Homes and Services Directory
Provided by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

Housing for Seniors
Information and services from the US Government

Long Term Care Cost Calculator
Find the average cost in your state for a nursing home, assisted living facility, or a home health aid from this calculator by AARP

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