Here are a few new links to resources of interest to caregivers:
An excellent and extensive list of resources for eldercare caregivers.
Great travel resources for those with special needs. Among other things, it offers a state by state guide to hotels with accessible rooms, attractions that accomodate special needs, availability of medical equipment rental, and more for locations in America and for other countries. They also have a lot more interesting travel information of interest to those with disabilities and their caregivers.
The power of prayer – a great encouragement! Many caregivers want to do so much for the Lord and they do, right in their own home through caregiving. But it’s exciting to be reminded that through prayer, we can also reach out to our neighbors, our country, and even our world! While you’re at his site, you might also want to take a look at his posting on unequal love which includes a nice point about caregivers, including those in the Sandwich Generation.
David Solie, an expert in the field of geriatric care and a caregiver himself, has an excellent website with valuable resource links. His article on helping his mother remain at home as long as possible, while dealing with the emotions that entailed, was very interesting and encouraging.