Note: Although I have visited and personally evaluated all of the sites listed below, I don't re-visit each of them regularly, and I'm not always notified when sites are no longer active.  I would greatly appreciate your feedback on the usefulness of any of the sites listed, and if you should encounter an inactive site, please let me know.  I also welcome your suggestions for additions to these listings. Please send your comments and suggestions to me at  Thank you! [Links on this page last updated March 30, 2018]

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A Caregiver's Guide to the Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's
A Guide to Helping Senior Citizens Stay Safe at Home
A Place for Mom: Search for Senior Living
AARP Caregiving Resource Center
Access TLC Caregivers
Adult Day Care: Your Questions Answered
Advance Directives: Facts on Health Care Advance Directives
Advance Directives, Living Wills, and Other Practical Matters
Advance Directives: What Are They?
AdvisorMed®: Fast, Free Information to Make Informed Decisions on Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Health Care
AGIS: Assist Guide Information Services - Eldercare Resources
Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions
Aging in Place
Aging in Place Home Loan Modification Programs
Aging Solutions: Aging Parents and Elder Care
Aging With Dignity
AIDS United
AliMed: Medical Products & Medical Supplies Online
Alone - For All Those Who Grieve (Book by Bill Cento)
ALS Association: A Reason for Hope
ALS: Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS)
ALS Division of MDA Community Support, News and Resources
Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Association CareFinder Guide
Alzheimer's Family Support Center (Dr. Peter Rabins, Johns Hopkins Memory & Alzheimer's Treatment Center)
Alzheimer's: Grief Misunderstood (Article by Marianne Dickerman Caldwell)
Alzheimer's: Our Alzheimer'
Alzheimer's Project: HBO Documentary Series
Alzheimer's Reading Room
Alzheimer's: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
The Amateur's Guide to Death and Dying: Enhancing the End of Life
American Childhood Cancer Organization
American Recall Center: Drug and Medical Device Recall Information
Americans for Better Care of the Dying
AmeriGlide - Walk In Tubs
AMF: Actively Moving Forward - Support Network for College Students
Animals Are the Best Medicine (Article by Roberta Taylor, LPN)
Anticipatory Grief and Mourning (Article by Marty Tousley)
Aphasia Hope Foundation
Artificial Nutrition and Hydration: Feeding Tubes and IVs at the End of Life (Article by Angela Morrow, RN)
Assisted Living: Find and Compare Assisted Living Facilities
Assisted Living Care for Our Loved Ones
Assisted Living Directory
Assisted Living: Elmcroft Senior Living Communities
Assisted Living Federation of America
Assisted Living Senior Care Referral Service
Assisted Living Source
Assisted Living Today
Assisted Senior Living: Complete Information Source
Attitudinal Healing: International Center
Barbara Karnes, RN: End of Life Education Materials
Bath Tubs, Easy-Access Showers by Premier Care Bathing
Benefits CheckUp: A Service of The National Council on Aging
Best Endings: End-of-Life Wishes: Think, Talk, Learn, Plan, Share
Best Senior Care Online: Search Engine
Blog, The Estate Lady Speaks: Compassionate Advice for Dealing with a Lifetime Accumulation of Stuff
Blog, The Boomington Post: Boomer News for All Your Boomer Needs
Bob DeMarco Discusses Alzheimer's Disease (Video)
Boomerater: Online Advice Network for Baby Boomers Preventing, Treating, Living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Breast Cancer Husband (Book by Marc Silver)
Breast Cancer Sisterhood
Breast Cancer: Susan G. Komen Foundation
Canadian Virtual Hospice
Cancer: A to Z List of Cancer Drugs
Cancer: Addiction Prevention for Cancer Patients: The Guide to Symptom Management
Cancer: 6 Cheap, Natural, and Quick Chronic Pain Remedies
Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
Cancer: 5 Ways Service Dogs Help People with Cancer
Cancer: 10 Ways to Help a Friend with Cancer
Cancer: Talking with Children about a Loved One's Cancer
Cancer: Thriving as a Caregiver: Tools for Coping When a Loved One Has Cancer
Cancer: The Things I Wish I Were Told When I Was Diagnosed with Cancer
Cancer: The Guide to Top Cancer Fighting Foods
Cancer: Navigating Cancer Care: How Cancer Is Treated American Cancer Society
Cancer: About Malignant Mesothelioma ~ Hope, Support, Help
Cancer: Mesothelioma Resource
Cancer: Association of  Online Cancer Resources (ACOR)
Cancer Care Support Services
Cancer Care Connection
Cancer, Chemo, and Guided Imagery Community, Content, Connection
Cancer Foundation: R. A. Bloch
Cancer: Getting Off The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Cancer (Book by Niki Barr, PhD)
Cancer Guide: When You Need the Right Questions
Cancer Hope Network
Cancer: Jack and Jill Late-Stage Cancer Foundation
Cancer Social Network:
Cancer Support: Belief Net
Cancer Support: Circus of Cancer
Cancer Support for Individuals, Families: Search "Gilda's Club" for a location nearest you
Cancer Support Meditation: Honing Your Spiritual Skills
Cancer Support: SHARE (for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer)
Cancer Support: Single Fathers Due to Cancer
Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy Information
Cancer: Walking with Jane (Neuroendocrine Cancer)
Care of the Terminally Ill Child
CareCalendar: Bringing Communities Together to Care for Loved Ones
CareCompare: Helping You Find The Right Care for Your Loved One
Caregiver Community
Caregiver Organizations: 9 Organizations Every Caregiver Should Know
Caregiver Relief Fund
Caregiver Stress: Remembering to Take Care of Yourself (Article by Fawne Hansen)
Caregiver Confessions with Leeza Gibbons (Video Series)
Caregiver's Corner: Hospice Foundation of America
Caregiver's Corner: San Diego Hospice
Caregiver's Guide to Understanding, Prioritizing Aging-in-Place Accommodations
Caregivers: Be Gentle with Yourselves
CareGivers: Elder Care Resources and Support
Caregivers Find Your Tribe: The Power of the Caregiving Community
Caregivers Struggle When Parents Age (Article by Ellen Besso)
Caregivers Support: Belief Net
CareGivers United Helping You Help Aging Relatives
Caregiving in Serious Illness: Suggested Resources
Caregiving Support & Help
The Caregiving Contiuum (Article by Brenda Avadian, MA)
Caregiving Wife's Handbook
CarenetLA: In-Home Caregivers for Los Angeles Seniors and Dementia Patients
CarePages: Free Websites, Blogs Connecting Friends and Family During a Health Challenge
Care Patrol: Find Safe Assisted Living Options
CareRunner: Online Tools for Caregivers
Caretakers: Dealing with Our Own Needs (Article by Stan Goldberg)
Caring Advocates: To Plan and Honor End-of-Life Decisions
CaringBridge: Free Personalized Web Sites to Support and Connect Loved Ones
Caring Connections
Caring for the Elderly: Resource Listings Compiled by The New York Times
Caring for Those in Chronic Pain: How Spouses Cope
Carrie Bears: Made from a Loved One's Clothing
Center for Neuro Recovery
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Symptoms
Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services, Resources and Blog
CiteHealth: Reviews & Ratings on Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Dialysis Centers
Comfort Keepers®
of Traverse City, Michigan
ComfortQueen: A Place to be Kind to Yourself
Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers (Book)
Companioning the Dying: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers (Book)
Compassion & Choices: Choice and Care at the End of Life
Compassionate Caregiving: Stan Goldberg, PhD on Living, Caregiving, Dying and Recovering Joy
Compassionate Passages: for Supportive Pediatric End-of-Life Care
Concierge Care Advisors: Experts in Senior Housing and Elder Care
Coping with a Cancer Diagnosis: Suggested Resources
Cord Blood Banking
Cord Blood Banking Guide
Death Wish: Dealing with a Negative, High-Maintenance, Aging Parent (Article by Mark Goulston, MD)
Dementia Program at Hospice of the Valley
Dental Care Tips for Caregivers
Depression Toolkit: Your Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery
Dialysis at the End of Life: Making the Decision to Stop (Article by Angela Morrow, RN)
Difficult Endings
Dignity in Care
Directory of Independent Living Centers
Do As One: Guided Breathing Meditations
Dog Play: Benefits of Therapy Dogs and Visiting Pets
Drug Dangers Drug Information and Side Effect Data Base
Drug-Free Remedies for Chronic Pain
DrugWatch: Keeping an Eye on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Recalls
Duet: Partners in Health and Aging
Dying: Comfort, Information, Resources for the Dying and Their Caregivers (Pat McNees)
Dying Well, Defining Wellness through the End of Life: Dr. Ira Byock
Easy, Practical Caregiving at Home
Eleanor Silverberg, Counseling & Grief Specialist for Care Providers
8 Facts to Know about Hospice and Palliative Care Senior Resource Directory
ElderBranch: Helping You Find and Evaluate Nursing Homes
ElderCare Locator: A Public Service of the U.S. Administration on Aging
ElderCare ABC Blog: About Being Connected
Elder Care Made Easier: Doctor Marion Somers
ElderCare Online
Elder Care Support: The Intentional Caregiver
Elder Care Rage: Alzheimers, Dementia
Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please!: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents (Book)
Emergency Preparedness Guide for Seniors and Their Caretakers
Emotional Renewal for Caregivers: Looking After Yourself While Helping a Loved One (CD)
Empowered Patient
Empowering Caregivers - Choices, Healing, Love
End of Life Decisions about Artificial Nutrition (Article by Angela Morrow, RN)
End of Life Care: Aetna Compassionate Care Program
Engage with Grace and the One Slide Project
Ethical Wills: Preserving Your Legacy of Values
Everplans: A New Approach to End-of-Life and Death
Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide To The Emotional and Spiritual Care Of The Dying (Book)
Family Caregiver Alliance: National Center on Caregiving
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): History, Benefits, Coverage, Laws, Rules, More
Family and Medical Leave Act: FAQ
Final Details: Taking Care of Business
Final Gifts : Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying (Book)
Financial Education for Older Adults
Find a Hospice or Palliative Care Program
Finding a Local Hospice
Finding Our Way: Living with Dying in America
Five Wishes Document
Flash Animation: A Parent's Wish
Forgiveness in Grief and Bereavement (Articles)
Foundation for Senior Living (Phoenix, AZ)
Fresh Start Women's Foundation
Frequently Asked Questions about Hospice Care
Gail Sheehey: Advocate for Caregivers (Articles, Videos and More)
GeriCareFinder™ Complete Source for Senior Care™
Get Your Stuff Together: Life and Death Planning
Gilbert's Guide: Expert Advice for and about Seniors
Gilda's Club: Cancer Support for the Whole Family the Whole Time
Golden Years? Facts about Nursing Home Care
Gone From My Sight: Barbara Karnes, RN on Understanding The Dying Experience (Video)
Grand Facts: Connecting Grandparents with Programs, Resources, Services (AARP Foundation)
Guide for Online Colleges & Disabilities
Guide to Caregiver Wellness
Guide to Elder Care
Guide to Senior Safety At Home
Guide to Travelling with A Medical Condition
Guided Imagery for Self Healing (Video)
Guided Imagery: Free Weekly Audio Spa Sessions from Health Journeys
Guilt and Regret in Prolonged Illness (Article by Ken Doka)
Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness
(Book by J. Lynn)
Healing Harp: Magical, Angelic Harp Music for Body, Mind and Spirit
Health for Seniors
Healing Symbols
Health Journeys: Resources for Mind, Body and Spirit
Healthcare Decisions: Living Wills, Advance Directives
Healthy Hearing: Your Complete Hearing Aids Information Source
Helping a Dying Friend
Helping You Choose Quality Home Care and Hospice Services (JAHCO)
Helping Your Grieving Parent (Article by Helen Fitzgerald)
HIE: Getting Help When You Need It: Options for Caregivers
Holiday Survival Guide for Caregivers
Holistic Health Path
Home Care Profile: Helping You Find the Right Home Care Service
Home Instead: Finding Trustworthy Senior Care
Home Remodeling for People with Disabilities: A Guide
Hope for Bereaved
Hospice and Caregiving Blog: Hospice Foundation of America (HFA)
Hospice: Avoiding the Call to Hospice
Hospice Benefits: Medicare
Hospice Care in America: NHPCO Facts and Figures, 2013 Edition
Hospice Care: Consider Hidden Benefits (Article by Kathie Campbell)
Hospice Care: WebMD
Hospice: Choosing a Hospice (Video featuring NHPCO President Donald Schumacher)
Hospice Directory
Hospice Homepage
Hospice: How Do I Know When It Is Time?  (Radio Interview with Christian Sinclair, MD)
Hospice Information Center, from Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Journey: Free, Private Web Sites for the Dying and Their Families
Hospice: Mama and the Hospice Experience
Hospice: Myths and Facts
Hospice: National Prison Hospice Association
Hospice: What Is Hospice?
Hospice: What Is Hospice Care?
Hospice Net - Death, Dying, Caregiving, Grief
Hospice Radio with Dr. Zoë Lewis
Hospice Stories: How Hospice Can Help
Hospice Video: Paying for Hospice Care
Hospice Volunteer Training Online
How Doctors Should Deliver Bad News
How Do You Know When to Contact Hospice?
How Seniors are Designing Social Support Networks
How to Choose the Right Aged-Care Facility
Housing and Mortgages for Seniors: A Comprehensive Guide
Human Services Degree: Search 115+ Health & Human Services Degree Programs Online
I Care Village: Everything Eldercare
Imagery to Help with Cancer
Impact of Illness on Loved Ones: Vicarious Trauma (Article by Tamara McClintock Greenberg, PsyD)
Independent Transportation Network® (ITN): Dignified Transportation for Seniors
Informed Patient Institute: Website Rating Service
In Sickness and In Health: A Place for Couples Dealing with Illness
Interactive Planner for Caregivers: Children with Special Needs
It's Not Too Late! An Interactive Guide For Exploring and Expressing Love As A Life Nears An End (Book by L. Pendleton & F. Bader)
It's OK to Die ~ When You Are Prepared
Keeping the Secret of a Terminal Prognosis (Article by Marty Tousley)
Kelly Corrigan: The Middle Place
Kota Press: Grief Resources for Bereaved Parents and Those Who Care for Them
Leeza's Place - for Family Caregivers
Life Before Death - Consultations with Death
Lightweight Wheelchairs
Living Consciously, Dying Gracefully: A Journey with Cancer and Beyond
Living with Grief When Illness is Prolonged
Living with PTSD: Lessons for Partners, Friends and Supporters (Video)
Long-Distance Caregiving: 20 Questions for Long-Distance Caregivers
Long Term Care Resources
Lotsa Helping Hands: When Friends and Family Need Help
Lung Cancer Alliance
Next Steps: Elder Care Issues for Everyone
Make-A-Wish Foundation - Nursing Home Resources and Locator
Mayo Clinic: Hospice, End-of-Life Care
MedGift: Medical Gift Registry and Social Registry
Medical Alert Systems Guide
Medical Alert Systems: How to Find a Medical Alert
Medical Alert Systems Ratings and Reviews
Medical Alert Systems Reviews
Medical Malpractice Help
Medical Marijuana: Frequently Asked Questions
Medicare Enrollment Assistance
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Mobile Help: Medical Alert Systems for Seniors
Mothering Mother and More: Support for the Caregiver, by Carol D. O'Dell
Moyers On Dying
My Last Soundtrack
Myrtle Potter: Your Trusted Voice in Healthcare™
MySeniorCare: Information on Home Health Care, Assisted Living Facilities, and Hospice
National Alliance for Caregiving
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
National Family Caregivers Association
National Respite Locator: A Service of ARCH (Access to Respite Care and Help)
National Stroke Association
New LifeStyles: Source for Senior Living
Next Step in Care: Information and Advice to Help Plan Smooth Transitions for Patients
Needs of the Dying : A Guide For Bringing Hope, Comfort, and Love to Life's Final Chapter (Book by David Kessler)

New Old Age Blog: Caring for Elderly Parents
Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing Home Abuse Center
Nursing Home Abuse Guide
Nursing Home Abuse Guide: Your Guide to Elder Abuse
Nursing Home Abuse Support
Nursing Home Compare: Selection Guide; Checklist; Quality Measures; Survey Findings
Nursing Home Inspect: Find Nursing Home Problems in Your State
OMHU: Design Innovations to Support People As They Age
Older Adults & Anxiety
On Dogs and Dying: Inspirational Stories From Hospice Hounds (New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond)
One Candle: Providing Light for the Journey (Annette Childs, Ph.D.)
Online Grief Healing Discussion Groups
Online Health Resources
Online Safety for Seniors: A Comprehensive Guide
Open to Hope Foundation
Opioids 911-Safety: Help for Safely Using Opioid Pain Relievers
Our Parents: Help in Finding the Best in Nursing Home, Assisted Living, In-Home Care
Pain Aid Pain Foundation
Pain: LIVE Without Pain ~ Free Tip Sheets, Information
Pain Management at the End of Life
Pain Treatment Topics
Palliative Care for Seniors, Care Givers and Families
Palliative Care in the Home
Palliative Doctors: Compassionate Care at Any Stage of Illness
Parenting Your Parents: What To Do If You Suspect Alzheimer's
Partners Against Pain
Partnership for Parents: Online Guide for Parents of Seriously Ill Children
Paying For Senior Care: Payment Options for Elder Care and Assisted Living
Penny Bear Company
Personal Finance Guide for Seniors
PetGuardian: Pet Trust Plans to Ensure Lifelong Care of Pets
Pet Therapy: Animal Assisted Therapy
Pet Therapy: Therapeutic Use of Pets for Stress Relief & Relaxation
Pet Therapy: Visiting Pets and Animal Assisted Therapy
Physician Search: Find Doctors by Medical Insurance
Power of Attorney: The People's Guide
PREPARE: An Easy-to-Use, Online Advance Care Planning Tool
Prescription Drug Abuse: 45 Warning Signs
Prescription Drug Journal
Project Linus: Providing Security through Blankets
Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs
Recall Guide
Respite: National Respite Locator Service
ResponseLink Medical Alert System Industry and Product Reviews by Experts in Their Respective Fields
Room 217: Music for Life's Journey
Sacred Art of Living: Center for Spiritual Formation (The Anamcara Project)
Sage Minder: Empowering Caregivers with Tools, Resources, Services, Support
Second Chance for Pets Organization
Senior Advice
Senior Advisor: Reviews, Prices & Ratings for Senior Communities
Senior Care Compass: Lifestyle Options, Online Resources for Seniors
Senior Care Directory (from
Senior Citizen's Guide to Privacy Online
Senior Health: Aging-Related Health Information
Senior Home Safety: 25 Tips to Make Home Safe
Senior Homes and Senior Care
Senior Living and Assisted Living Directory
Senior Living Specialists Blog
SeniorLiving.Org: Your Guide to Senior Living
Seniors for Living Blog
Seniors for Living: Find Senior Housing
Share the Care: How to Organize a Care Giving Group
SHARE Cancer Support
Sharing Store: A Classifieds Site for Caregiving Supplies and Equipment
Sharp Seniors: Find Quality Assisted Living Centers, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities
Sleep and Aging - Senior Sleep Guide
Sleep Help for Seniors
Smiling through Your Tears: Anticipating Grief (Book by Harriet Hodgson & Lois Krahn)
Staying Active In Your Golden Years
Songs of Love Foundation: Personalized Songs for Terminally Ill Children and Young Adults
Sooner or Later: Restoring Sanity to Your End of Life Care (Book by Damiano de Sano Iocovozzi)
Stress Management Guide for Seniors
Support for Parent Caregivers
Supportive Care Coalition: Pursuing Excellence in Palliative Care
Taking Over Your Aging Parents' Finances
Technology Innovations That Could Help the Elderly
Ten Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s
Ten Practical Tasks for Those Facing Terminal Illness
The Aging in Place Initiative
The Best Medical Alert Systems
The Caregiver Space
The Complete Guide to Travelling with Health Conditions
The Conversation Project
The First Year of Grief: Help for the Journey (Online E-mail Course by Marty Tousley)
The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's
The Four Things That Matter Most : A Book About Living
The Four Things That Matter Most: Video with Ira Byock, MD
The Healing Power of Pets
The Good Care Group
The Intentional Caregiver: Education ~ Encouragement ~ Empowerment
The Isolating Loneliness of Chronic Pain & Invisible Illness
The Junk Wars: Eight Ways to Get Rid of Aging Parents' Stuff (Article by Paula Spencer)
The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes (Article via The University of Scranton)
The Unprepared Caregiver
3 Useful Tips for Finding The Right Live-in Carer (Article via The Good Care Group)
Tips for Coping with Sleeplessness in Grief (Article by Marty Tousley)
Today's Caregiver
Top 10 Cities for Technology-Assisted Living
Tough Transitions: Navigating Your Way through Difficult Times (Book by Elizabeth Harper Neeld, PhD)
Traumatic Brain Injury Center - Spinal Cord Injury Resource
Traumatic Brain Injury - Concussion Awareness
Traumatic Brain Injury - Concussion in Sports
Traumatic Brain Injury - Concussion Toolkit for Parents, Players & Coaches
Traumatic Brain Injury - HEADS UP to Youth Sports: Online Training
Traumatic Brain Injury - Living With Brain Injury
Traumatic Head Injury: Using Guided Imagery with Semi-Comatose Patients
Travel Tips for Patients Traveling with a Serious Illness (Article by Angela Morrow, RN)
Travelling with A Medical Condition
Troubled With . . . (Focus on the Family Website)
Ultimate Guide to Rehab & Medicare
Using Children's Books to Help with Grief (Article by Marty Tousley)
Using the Power of Hope to Cope with Dying: The Four Stages of Hope (Book by Kathleen Fanslow-Brunjes) - Virtual Community for Those Who Care for Veterans of All Eras
Video Caregiving: Visual Education Center for Family Caregivers
Waking Up: Climbing Through the Darkness (Book by Terry Wise)

Well Spouse Association: Support for Spousal Caregivers
What Is "A Good Death?" (Article)

What Is It Like to Die of Lung Cancer? (Article)
What Matters Now: Free Personal Website for You and Your Loved Ones
Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide Find Wheelchair Accessible Places
When A Child Is Dying, What Do Classmates Need to Know?
When Cancer Strikes a Friend: What to Say, What to Do, and How to Help (Book by Bonnie E. Draeger)

When Caregivers Have to Make Tough Choices (Article)
When Eldercare Brings Back Sibling Tensions (Article)
Whispering Hope Ranch for Special Needs Children
Why Caring for a Spouse Is So Difficult (Article by Carol O'Dell)
Wise Counsel at Unexpected Moments (Article)
Who Cares? Sources of Information about Health Care Products and Services (Federal Trade Commission)
Writing an Ethical Will or Legacy Letter, by Pat McNees

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