Family Caregivers Online

If you are helping someone with physical care, emotional support, doctor visits, shopping, legal issues, financial matters, or finding resources, YOU are a caregiver!

Resource Directory

Check out our resource directory for organizations, websites, and phone numbers.

Resource Directory

Check out our resource directory for organizations, websites, and phone numbers.

FAQs

Visit our frequently asked questions page for detailed information on community services and options available to caregivers!

FAQs

Visit our frequently asked questions page for detailed information on community services and options available to caregivers!

Education & Events

Check out upcoming virtual events.

Education & Events

Check out upcoming virtual events.

About Family Caregivers Online

Our Purpose

This website was created as a resource for caregivers as a source of unbiased information.

Our Mission

To provide caregivers with helpful, current, and easy-to-navigate information, to assist them with caregiving. 

Additional Services

Additional services include emailed newsletters, Caregiver TeleconnectionFacebook and Twitter social media, and other information.

Winner - 2021 Caregiver Friendly Award (Media)

Winner - 2021 Caregiver Friendly Award (Media)

About Family Caregivers Online

Our Purpose

This website was created as a resource for caregivers as a source of unbiased information.

Our Mission

To provide caregivers with helpful, current, and easy-to-navigate information, to assist them with caregiving. 

Additional Services

Additional services include emailed newsletters, Caregiver TeleconnectionFacebook and Twitter social media, and other information.

Winner of the 2021 Caregiver Friendly Award

Caregiver Stories

Inspirational stories and advice from other caregivers.

My Long-Distance Caregiving Adventures

I live in Fort Worth, Texas. My mother lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama – around 650 miles away. Tuscaloosa is one of those places where there is no straightforward way to get to it. The closest airport is in Birmingham, about 50 miles away. The Birmingham airport is not a major hub. There are few direct flights; most connect through Atlanta. And, driving takes 12 hours over 2 days each way.

Mother is 93, and still lives on her own and is basically independent. The problem is that over the past several decades she has been very sedentary. Why? To protect her hair. …Continue reading


We want to hear your story!

Your story matters. Ever listened to someone talk about their life and thought ‘Oh, someone else has been through that, too? I thought it was just me!’ Every story shared is a chance to aid another caregiver and help them feel less alone. Your story will be confidential or use your initials. Help other caregivers and yourself by sharing your experience.