Look no further. Below is a short list of websites that are either well known to us or have very comprehensive resources. We don’t necessarily agree with everything on these sites, but present them as a starting-point for exploring certain topics.
Long-Term Care Planning Network. This is a well-organized site developed by seniors’ advocate Karen Henderson. There is useful information about caregiving, many information products for sale, and a lot of financial information. http://howtocare.com/
Family Caregiver Alliance of US National Center on Caregiving. This is a huge American site which serves as a portal for a wide variety of caregiving resources: conferences, other websites, self-help, blogs, etc. http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp
Eldercare Online. Genuinely helpful site which includes a very thorough library of books on caregiving. http://www.ec-online.net/
Diamond Geriatrics. Peter Silin, a social worker, offers much caregiving information on this website and caregiving consulting services from his Vancouver agency. http://www.diamondgeriatrics.com/
Connie Davis. She is a nurse practitioner with an active blogging site, also offering services as a speaker and consultant. http://www.conniedavis.ca
Home Instead. This is the Canadian site for a large international commercial non-medical caregiving organization. http://www.seniorservice.ca/
Mark Nowokzynski M.D. is a creative home care physician for the elderly in Toronto. This link is to his National Film Board short piece “Housecalls”. http://www.nfb.ca/film/house-calls/
Which ones were useful? Which ones weren’t? Tell us your opinion so we can keep this list current and helpful.