Caregiver Support Group
To help you navigate the challenges of caring for an elderly loved one, AgingCare created an online caregiver support group. Our forum was developed to allow caregivers to connect with each other, to learn, to share experiences and to provide one another with ongoing support. Our goal is to help make caregivers’ lives easier. As a member you can connect with other caregivers to get answers to your toughest elder care questions, find guidance to help cope with the challenges of providing care or share the knowledge you've gained by offering your own tips and advice.
Join the conversation with this vibrant, informative community of caregivers.
Support for Family Caregivers
Benefits of Joining an Online Caregiver Support Group
- Connect: Feel less lonely and isolated by connecting with others who are caring for aging parents or supporting a spouse through a health challenge.
- Get tips & advice: Ask questions and get answers from the experience of other caregivers.
- Post about your elder care journey: Share your caregiving experiences in a friendly, supportive environment.
- Anonymity: Caregiving can be a challenge, and some of the biggest challenges we face are with the people we love. The anonymous nature of our forum allows our members to talk openly and honestly.
- Express your feelings: Give vent to your emotions and get moral support from those who truly understand.
- Flexible hours and participation: Online support offers opportunities for caregivers to seek help whenever and wherever they need it.
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Support Group Articles
Finding Caregiver Support Online
Family caregivers face countless barriers to getting the support and guidance they need and deserve. Online support groups are accessible 24/7 for those seeking advice and encouragement.103 Comments
Participating in a Caregiver Support Group May Make You Happier
By participating in a support group and interacting with one’s peers, caregivers can combat loneliness, stress and caregiver burnout while improving their mood and receiving personalized advice and encouragement.9 Comments
A Self-Help Approach to Coping with Caregiver Stress
It’s easy to get caught up in caregiving and let your own needs take a backseat, but your physical and mental health directly affect the quality of care you provide. Put yourself first by learning how to prioritize self-care and prevent caregiver burnout.4 Comments
Grief & Bereavement Top Tips: Where to Find Grief Counseling and Support Groups
Bereavement groups are an important therapeutic tool for gaining information, outside support and coping strategies when dealing with loss. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for seeking support after the death of a loved one.0 Comments
Discounts and Free Services for Seniors and Their Caregivers
With so many older adults living on limited incomes, finding affordable products and services is crucial to making ends meet. Get the inside scoop on freebies and discounts available to you and your aging loved one.61 Comments
Support Group Questions
Is there a list of everything you need to do when a person passes?4 Answers
Do some of you have places you go to meet and connect with other caregivers on a regular basis?30 Answers
How to find a home caregiver support group?3 Answers
How do I register for the Thursday 3/24 forum that I read about in the Buffalo paper?4 Answers
Support Group Discussions
Grief and triggers. Can anyone relate?6 Comments
Prayers Please2 Comments
This forum has been a blessing to me10 Comments
Happy New Year!21 Comments
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