Where to Find Caregiving Resources on Social Media

Searching for quick and easy caregiving information? These are reliable organizations to follow. 

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- Posted on Aug 5, 2019

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There’s an abundance of caregiving information available on the internet, but with so many options it can be hard to know where to begin. If you’re looking for stress-free ways to keep up-to-date on the latest research, tools and tips these accounts are a great place to start. 

Alzheimer’s Association:

Twitter: @alzassociation

Facebook: @actionalz

The Alzheimer’s Association’s social feeds are filled with research-backed articles on preventing and treating Alzheimer’s and dementia. They also record Facebook lives with experts in these fields. Many of their local chapter groups have personal Facebook pages, where you can find caregiving information specific to your location. 

National Institute on Aging

Twitter: @alzheimers_NIH

Facebook: @NIHaging

The Twitter biography for the National Institute on Aging (NIH) describes their feed as providing “Info from the Alzheimer’s Disease Education & Referral Center @NIH, the lead Federal agency for Alzheimer’s research.”

Home Instead Senior Care

Twitter: @homeinstead

Facebook: @homeinsteadinc

As part of their mission to enhance the lives of aging adults and their families, Home Instead uses their social media accounts to share information on upcoming free webinars, uplifting quotes and seasonal tips for caregivers. 

Remember for Alzheimer’s

Facebook: @rememberforalzheimers

Help for Alzheimer’s families is a Home Instead initiative, designed to help families preserve their stories. Their Facebook page features #caregiverchats with caregiving experts, reminders to caregivers practice self-care and space to ask questions.  

The Caregiver Space

Twitter: @theCGspace

Facebook: @thecaregiverspace

The Caregiver space offers personalized information and resources on all types of caregiving, including for those with cancer, children with developmental disabilities and children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

Caregiver Action Network

Twitter: @caregiveraction

Facebook: @caregiveractionnetwork

The Caregiver Action Network uses educational videos, new research and free events to help fulfill its mission of supporting caregivers. Their social media feeds are full of useful information from a wide variety of sources and invitations to upcoming events around the country. 

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