Workplace Research & Best Practices

Caregiver

 

AARP

A membership organization for people age 50 and over, providing general information and news about health, retirement, finances, caregiving, and more.

 

Caregiving.com

The site features the blogs of family caregivers, weekly words of comforts, weekly self-care plans, daily chats, a Community Caregiving Journal, free webinars, and daily chats.

 

Embracing Carers

An organization focused on improving caregivers’ health and wellness, while increasing awareness and support for them within healthcare systems around the globe.

 

Caregiver Action Network (CAN)

The nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.

 

American Society on Aging

An association bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.

 

Family Caregiver Alliance

A public voice for caregivers. Recognized as a pioneer in health services, FCA offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.

 

Eldercare Locator

A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting services for older adults and their families.

 

Visiting Nurses Associations of America

Representation of home healthcare and hospice agencies from all regions of the country.

 

National PACE Association

An all-inclusive program of medical care, social support, transportation and adult day care paid for by Medicare to keep loved ones in their homes for as long as possible.

 

React-Respect a Caregivers Time

ReACT is an employer-focused coalition dedicated to addressing the challenges faced by employee caregivers and reducing the impact on the companies that employ them.

 

Caregiverstress.com

A resource from the Home Instead Senior Care whose mission is to enhance the lives of aging adults and their families.

 

SeniorGuidance.org

Provides resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities and more.

 

Nursing home Abuse Center

Raising awareness of nursing home neglect and abuse is essential to maintain the safety and dignity of our most vulnerable and valuable citizens. This comprehensive site provides a range of advice and options including legal support.

Working Mother

 

Families and Work Institute

Families and Work Institute is a nonprofit center dedicated to providing research for living in today’s changing workplace, changing family and changing community.

 

Working Mother

Working Mother is mentor, role model and advocate for the country’s more than 17 million moms who are devoted to their families and committed to their careers. They host a website, magazine, research, social networks and powerful events.

 

Well Family

The New York Times’ site for news about parenting, child health and relationships, with advice from our experts to help every family live well.

 

Work & Family Researchers Network

The Work and Family Researchers Network (formerly the Sloan Work and Family Research Network), is an international membership organization of interdisciplinary work and family researchers.

 

Working Moms Against Guilt

Powered by a group of women contributors, each representing a unique perspective on parenting, career, guilt, and life.

 

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Department of Labor website explaining the law that provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year.

 

Diversity Best Practices

An organization for diversity thought leaders to share best practices and innovative solutions for culture change.

Caring Community & Wellness

 

The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. Download this free Starter Kit as a useful tool to have the conversation with your loved one about their wishes.

 

Headspace.com

Meditation best practices and company that is committed to advancing the field of mindfulness meditation through clinically-validated research. Happier and healthier employees have been shown to be more productive, resilient and creative.

 

Alzheimer’s Association

Information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions.

 

National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)

An association of professional organizers dedicated to helping individuals and businesses bring order and efficiency to their lives.

 

Maryville University

Senior Health and Safety: De-cluttering Guide (Thanks to my readers for flagging this comprehensive list)

 

National Association of Senior Move Managers

Expertise related to senior move management.

 

The Recovery Village

Fully comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment resources for caregivers.

 

American Association of Caregiving Youth

Too often family caregivers are kids. The mission of AACY is to increase awareness and provide support services for youth caregivers and their families by connecting them with Healthcare, education and community resources.

 

The Sleep Revolution

Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as “time wasted,” compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives.

 

Tuck.com

Seniors are at a high risk of sleep disorders, especially because their symptoms resemble other conditions that are associated with aging. Tuck aims to improve sleep hygiene, health, and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free resources.

 

Bible App™

This free download allows you to make God’s Word a part of your daily life!