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Long-distance Caregiving Resources

Here are some useful long-distance caregiving resources

Caring from a Distance

Founded by siblings who cared for a far-away ailing father, this website can help connect caregivers with local service providers and educate them about the terms and technical language that professionals use. It provides a list of broad eldercare service categories, and within each category give samples and definitions of specific programs.

Eldercare Locator

(Toll-free) 1-800-677-1116

The Eldercare Locator, a nationwide online service provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging, helps seniors and their caregivers connect to services for older adults. The site enables users to search by topic and location; it also offers a menu of tools and resources, including a “Caregiver’s Corner.”