Caring for Yourself While Caring for
Your Aging Parents, by Claire Berman. (Henry Holt,
1997 (paperback), 272 pp., $16.00). This widely read book
is a guide for adult children who are caregivers for their
aging or ill parents.
Associations and Contact Information:
CAPP Caregiver Resource Center at Mount Sinai Hospital: Contact
Helene Ebenstein at (212) 659-8903. She welcomes calls from
family caregivers on any caregiving concern. Address: 1425
Madison Avenue, Room L-4-89, New York, NY 10029.
National Family Caregivers Association
10605 Concord St. Suite 501
Kensington MD 20895 2504
301 942 6430
800 896 3650
Provides national resource referrals, a quarterly newsletter,
a caregiver-to-caregiver peer support network, a greeting
card program and sponsors annual celebrations of National
Family Caregivers Week.
Family Caregiver Alliance
425 Bush Street Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94108
800 445-8106 (toll free in CA)
Support organization for caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's
disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease,
ALS and related brain disorders.