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Best Practice Caregiving

Best Practice Caregiving is a free online database of proven dementia programs for family caregivers. It offers a searchable, interactive, national database of vetted, effective programs that offer much-needed information and support. The database is an invaluable tool for healthcare and community-based organizations, as well as funders and policy makers to discover and share high quality programs for caregivers.

In the Best Practice database you will find detailed information about:

  • focus of each program(e.g., reducing stress, understanding dementia, planning care, skill-building, health & wellness, etc.)
  • program implementation
  • research findings
  • direct utilization experiences of delivery sites
  • program developer information.

https://bpc.caregiver.org/#home

National Family Caregiver Support Program

The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) provides grants to states and territories to fund various supports that help family and informal caregivers care for older adults in their homes for as long as possible.

https://acl.gov/programs/support-caregivers/national-family-caregiver-support-program

VA Caregiver Support Program

A has two programs for caregivers: The Program of General Caregiver Support Services (eligible Veterans all eras) and the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (eligible post-9/11 Veterans).

https://www.caregiver.va.gov/

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