Programs & Services

Family Caregiver Support Program Caregiver Resources

Of Note:

Caregiver Self Care

Dementia Resources

  • Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease A comprehensive guide that offers easy-to-understand information and advice for family caregivers of people with progressive dementia. A publication of the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Aging.
  • Coach Broyle's Playbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers is a practical guide for families caring for someone with dementia. This is not medical advice, but helpful tips from someone who has been through the journey of Alzheimer’s and shares his personal expertise in a unique format. With thanks to the Broyles family for their generosity.
  • Family Caregiver Guide, a comprehensive overview of dementia written by the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
  • Caring for the Caregiver, the Emmy nominated documentary highlighting the difficulties of caring for loved ones with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Website also contains links to resources. Courtesy of MPBN.

Information to Guide You

** Tip sheets courtesy of AnneMarie Catanzano, MA, Coordinator Community Living Programs, SMAA

Resources for Planning Ahead

  • Guidebook for the Caregiving Journey, an older adult / caregiver workbook for gathering information, identifying resources, comparing living alternatives, and compiling legal and financial information, generously shared by MaineHealth’s Partnership for Healthy Aging.
  • The Day After Guide a guide to assist those you leave behind after your death with the process of dealing with your financial affairs, courtesy of Smilie Gregg Rogers, Esq., Law Office of Smilie G. Rogers, PLLC.

Comparing Options

* Thank you to the Partnership for Healthy Aging for these tip sheets! Taken from Guidebook for the Caregiving Journey.

Feel free to call Kate Fallon or Ann O’Sullivan at SMAA (1-800-427-7411) with questions.

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Contact a Family Caregiver Support Specialist

If you are a family caregiver and want to learn of resources specific to your needs, feel free to call us and ask for a Family Caregiver Support Specialist or request information.

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The Caregiver Respite Program

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