Best Caregiver Websites 2013

Families and seniors often face major decisions for which they need help. We found the best websites offering great resources and content for caregivers and their families.

Winner

Winner

The winner of Best Caregiver Websites is awarded to the finalist that earns the highest rating during the Best Senior Living Awards. Congratulations to the winner of Best Caregiver Websites!

  • Lift Simplified Caregiving
    52 Judges Score  321 Popular Vote
    Lift Simplified Caregiving was born from the recognized need to bring practical products, trusted services and helpful advice to the people who needed it most - caregivers. Providing care for a loved...

People's Choice

People's Choice

The people have spoken! The People's Choice Winner of Best Caregiver Websites is the best senior living resource that earned the highest number of votes during the voting period. Congratulations to the People's Choice Winner of Best Caregiver Websites!

  • Answers for Elders
    44 Judges Score  605 Popular Vote
    AnswersForElders.com believes that no one should have to experience navigating taking care of your senior loved one feeling alone and unsupported. Caregivers are living in a daunting world and Answer...

Finalists

finalist

To earn a spot as a finalist for the Best Senior Living Awards, the following senior living resources received the highest number of consumer votes. Our dedicated panel of experts rated these senior living resources. Here are the Best Caregiver Websites as ranked by our panel.

  • Caring From a Distance
    49.25 Judges Score  23 Popular Vote
    Caring From a Distance aims to support caregivers who are trying to take care of an aging loved one from a distance. A website created by men and women who personally struggled with the anguish, stre...
  • Next Step in Care
    49 Judges Score  12 Popular Vote
    Created by the United Hospital Fund, Next Step in Care: Family Caregivers and Health Care Professionals Working Together is a multi-year, multi-dimensional campaign that is designed to change health c...
  • Emeritus Senior Living Elder Care Resources
    48 Judges Score  134 Popular Vote
    Emeritus Senior Living's Elder Care Resources is a robust set of tools for caregivers, including an elder care glossary, information on senior health and wellness, answers to commonly asked questions...
  • Sunrise Senior Living - Senior Care Resources
    47 Judges Score  15 Popular Vote
    Sunrise Senior Living offers numerous valuable resources for caregivers, including a resources page with links to both internal and external resources, information on Alzheimer's disease and memory ca...
  • Sage Minder
    45.5 Judges Score  71 Popular Vote
    Sage Minder offers comprehensive resources for seniors and their caregivers through health information resources, an online community of caregivers to share ideas, experiences and support, and tools f...
  • eCare Diary
    44 Judges Score  49 Popular Vote
    A website created based on the founder’s, John Mills, experience as a caregiver for his father who suffered from Parkinson’s Disease, eCare Diary provides comprehensive information, tools and reso...
  • Caring Wise
    43.75 Judges Score  5 Popular Vote
    Caring Wise makes it simple to organize health information and coordinate care among family, friends and professionals. CaringWise is dedicated to alleviating stress on the family caregiver. To do tha...
  • CaregivingHelp
    42.5 Judges Score  114 Popular Vote
    In addition to connecting you with Eldercare Consultants, the goal of this website is to provide caregivers with educational materials and resources that are applicable to many different caregiving si...
  • Marshall, Parker & Weber
    42 Judges Score  4 Popular Vote
    At Marshall, Parker, & Weber you’ll find articles, videos, and webcasts on estate planning, special needs planning, home care options, and more...
  • AARP Caregiving Help and Advice from Genworth
    42 Judges Score  194 Popular Vote
    First national service to integrate care assessment, care planning and provider matching for the family caregiver. The only service of its kind that is endorsed by AARP. To help today's caregivers, th...
  • Don't Lose Heart
    41.5 Judges Score  39 Popular Vote
    Sometimes just knowing that others have experienced the same nightmares, doubts, fears, and “selfish” thoughts and resentments can lighten the load a bit. Use the comment boxes at the bottom of ea...
  • Caregiver Resource Network
    40.75 Judges Score  46 Popular Vote
    The Caregiver Resource Network is a collaboration of West Michigan organizations dedicated to providing for the needs and welfare of family and professional caregivers within the community that will i...
  • Thriving in the Middle
    40 Judges Score  178 Popular Vote
    Thriving in the Middle is created by Kathleen Cleary, a 15-year caregiving veteran who offers up helpful tips and valuable information for caregivers, helping them to overcome the common challenges of...
  • Share the Care
    37.5 Judges Score  35 Popular Vote
    ShareTheCaregiving™, Inc. seeks to improve the "quality of life" of persons who are seriously ill, disabled, or experiencing the challenges of aging, and to reduce stress, depression, isolation and...
  • Seniority Matters
    36.5 Judges Score  12 Popular Vote
    Seniority Matters offers a free comprehensive network of pre-screened and top quality Home Healthcare, Lifestyle, and Concierge services specifically designed to help seniors and their family members...
  • Four Seasons
    33.5 Judges Score  25 Popular Vote
    Four Seasons is a non-profit organization, deeply committed to serving the community through fulfilling its mission of Co-Creating The Care Experience. The website offers useful information for caregi...
  • Farr Law Firm
    32 Judges Score  13 Popular Vote
    Welcome to the Farr Law Firm, home of Certified Elder Law Attorney* Evan H. Farr, creator of the Living Trust Plus™ and one of the leading Elder Law Attorneys in Virginia and foremost experts in the...
  • Senior Resource Central
    29.5 Judges Score  42 Popular Vote
    Senior Resource Central is a website full of answers to the common questions related to helping your aging parents. Proven resources, tips and ideas that take the stress out of caring for your senior...
  • Celsya Life
    28 Judges Score  41 Popular Vote
    Celsya Life is a free social platform that enables caregivers to join online and local support communities, find resources, and use health tools to ultimately lead healthy and fulfilling lives. Member...

Nominees

nominee

The following senior living resources were nominated for a chance to earn the title of Best Caregiver Websites. All of our nominees deserve an honorable mention for the valuable resources they provide for the senior living community!

  • Homecare.com
    9 Popular Vote
    Homecare.com provides expert information, practical action steps, guides, resources and personalized plans to help caregivers make sound decisions and successfully navigate the complex world of elderc...
  • Aging Wisely
    7 Popular Vote
    Aging Wisely strives to bring you useful caregiver tips, senior care news, advice for caregivers and up to date news on eldercare...
  • The AARP Caregiving Resource Center provides tools, worksheets and tips on how to plan, prepare and succeed as a caregiver. The portal also offers the opportunity to connect with an expert...
  • In our Family Education Center, we share with you the knowledge we have gained through more than a decade of home care service to seniors and their loved ones. You will find valuable information on se...
  • 101 Eldercare
    4 Popular Vote
    101ElderCare.com provides online resources on elder care, long term care, home health care and senior services etc. to senior citizens and caregivers. On our site you can find related news, articles...
  • Aging in Place
    4 Popular Vote
    Our mission is to provide Caregivers, Seniors, and Baby Boomers resources for aging in place...
  • Grandview of Roxborough offers a number of resource articles related to locating a senior living community, financial information, retirement living, lifestyle considerations and more...
  • Medicare.gov - Caregiving
    4 Popular Vote
    The Medicare.gov page dedicated to caregiving provides a number of resources for the 66 million Americans who are providing care services each and every day for those that are aged, ill or disabled. R...
  • Caregiver Media Group
    2 Popular Vote
    Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, they produce Today's Caregiver magazine, the first national ma...
  • Caregiver Support
    2 Popular Vote
    CaregiverSupport.org helps family caregivers find information and support that will aid them through their caregiving journey...
  • The Caregiver’s Survival Network grew out of a personal need to connect with other caregivers and be part of a community where experiences and feelings could be shared and support could always be go...
  • The online home of The Caregiver’s Home Companion, the foremost provider of useful tips, advice, information and resources to the family caregiver of the elderly. Online, visit this site often for a...
  • Caregiver-Support
    2 Popular Vote
    This site was created to provide caregivers support and helpful resources. Caring for a loved one can be difficult at times, but hopefully some of these resources will make your job as a caregiver a l...
  • Caregiving Club
    2 Popular Vote
    Dedicated to empowering family caregivers on how to balance self-care while caregiving, the Caregiving Club offers consulting services and educational content with a message to empower caregivers to p...
  • Dementia Care Central
    2 Popular Vote
    DementiaCareCentral is a resource center for dementia caregivers, and more! There is already a lot of information about dementia on the Internet, but it's not always well organized and can be overwhel...
  • Elder Law Answers
    2 Popular Vote
    Since 2000, ElderLawAnswers has been the Web’s leading online destination for reader-friendly news and explanations of Medicaid coverage of long-term care, Medicare benefits, estate planning, guardi...
  • Family Caregiver Alliance
    2 Popular Vote
    The Family Caregiver Alliance is a public voice for caregivers, illuminating the daily challenges they face, offering them the assistance they so desperately need and deserve, and championing their ca...
  • Family Caregiving 101
    2 Popular Vote
    Family Caregiving 101 is a great place to find assistance, answers, new ideas and helpful advice — for you and your loved one...
  • Generations Unite
    2 Popular Vote
    The complete resource for connecting families & friends, collaborating with care providers, and supporting your loved one through life's stages...
  • Healthy Caregiving
    2 Popular Vote
    Healthy Caregiving is committed to introducing the most up-to-date information and materials to caregivers worldwide on compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction. We offer strategies for creating...
  • Helping Caregivers
    2 Popular Vote
    As the role of caregivers and caregiving change, HelpingCaregivers.com will be there with the very latest information. You will find many advantages in using the internet for your needs and we are com...
  • Parkinson's disease brings challenges for loved ones and caregivers as well as for Parkinson's patients. Our caregiver-edited guide offers suggestions and advice for those dealing with a loved one wit...
  • Find the information, encouragement and tools you need to address the challenges of caring for your loved one in pain...
  • Senior Holistic Living
    2 Popular Vote
    Senior Holistic Living is a comforting resource for caregivers who are seeking guidance, encouragement, and more balance in their life. We are a reminder that caregiving does not have to be a mindless...
  • Strength for Caring
    2 Popular Vote
    The Johnson & Johnson Caregiver Initiative is a pioneer in the emerging field of family caregiver support and StrengthForCaring.com (SFC) is the cornerstone of this important program. SFC is a compreh...
  • Caregiver Action Network
    1 Popular Vote
    Being a family caregiver for a spouse, parent, child or loved one takes a lot of time, effort and work. It challenges you both intellectually and emotionally. You deserve reliable resources and helpf...
  • Caregiver Stress
    1 Popular Vote
    Resources for caregivers through articles, stories, videos, and special programs from caregiving experts...
  • Caring for Your Parents
    1 Popular Vote
    The Caring for Your Parents Web site contains a wealth of online resources for people caring for aging parents, other relations, or friends. The site is also valuable for those who expect to become ca...
  • Children of Aging Parents
    1 Popular Vote
    Children of Aging Parents is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to assist the nation's nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly or chronically ill with reliable information, refe...
  • Full Circle Care
    1 Popular Vote
    Full Circle Care.org is a collaboration of fourteen local aging services agencies in North Carolina that provide a comprehensive offering of services and programs to support family caregiving...
  • Offering a wide number of helpful articles, forms, checklists and links to additional resources on a range of caregiving topics, The National Caregivers Library is an excellent resource for caregivers...
  • VA Caregiver Support
    1 Popular Vote
    VA knows your focus as a Family Caregiver is taking care of the Veteran you love. It can be an incredibly demanding job, and we want you to know you don't have to do it alone...
  • ALZwell Caregiver Support
    0 Popular Vote
    ALZwell Caregiver Support has been continuously published since 1996 as a heartfelt and practical resource for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia caregivers. We don't pretend that caring for a person wi...
  • For decades, Easter Seals' Adult Day Services have put hope within reach for thousands of adults. Easter Seals provides a variety of home and community-based services affording adults and seniors oppo...
  • Help Starts Here.org
    0 Popular Vote
    The population in our country is growing older and living longer. That can put a lot of stress on older people and their families. If you or your loved ones are facing the difficulties of aging, know...
  • Living Trust Plus
    0 Popular Vote
    Certified Elder Law Attorney Evan H. Farr, one of the nation's leading estate planning, elder law, and asset protection attorneys, has developed a unique asset protection trust called the Living Trust...
  • Paying for Seniors Care
    0 Popular Vote
    The PayingForSeniorCare.com website and the Eldercare Financial Resource Locator Tool were created and are maintained by the American Elder Care Research Organization. The organization’s mission is...

Award Program Details

  • Websites with helpful information about caregiving and senior living targeted to caregivers and their families
  • This category does not include email newsletters, senior living providers or blogs