' Best Caregiver Resources 2011

Best Caregiver Resources 2011

Looking for online resources as a caregiver? We’ve narrowed the list down for you and found the best resource sites for caregiving, assisted living, alzheimer’s care, independent living, home care, etc. Get your questions answered with expert advice, guidance and tips.

WinnersSeniorHomes.com Best of the Web Winner

Overall Winner: Alzheimer’s Association

What our judges said:
“Obviously a trusted go-to for highly credible information on Alzheimer’s disease, research, etc. ”
“Great Alzheimer’s Disease resource”

Winner by Popular Vote: ConnectAde

ConnectAde won with 83 votes as of December 16, 2010.

Finalists

Our dedicated panel of experts rated 25 Caregiver Resource Sites. Here are the Best Caregiver Resources as rated by our panel:

  1. Alzheimer’s AssociationSeniorHomes Best of the Web Finalist medium
  2. ALFA Consumer Corner
  3. AARP Caregiving Resource Center
  4. Caring.com
  5. Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
  6. Dr. Marion
  7. Family Caregiver Alliance
  8. Seniority Matters
  9. HelpGuide.org Caregiving and Support
  10. eCare Diary
  11. Silver Planet
  12. Caregivers Library
  13. Assisted Living Consumer Alliance
  14. HealingWell.com Alzheimers Center
  15. Aging with Grace

Other Finalists Included:

Aging Wisely

AgingPro

Caring From a Distance

ConnectAde

Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)

Marshall, Parker & Associates

Senior Resource Central

The Intentional Caregiver

Vital Attitudes by Frieda Stewart

VQ ActionCare

Are you a finalist? Get your official finalist badge here.

Nominees

SeniorHomes.com 2011 Best of the Web Nominee Badge

50 Something Info

AAHSA Consumer Outreach Hub

ABCNews.com Alzheimers Center

About.com: Alzheimer’s Disease

About.com Senior Living

AFA Teens

AgingCare.com

Aging Home Health Care

Aging Parents and Elder Care

Aging Solutions

Alabama Nursing Home Association Consumer Guide

Alzheimer’s Support

Anti-Aging Games

California Association of Health Facilities

Care.com

Carebuzz.com

CaregiverStress.com

Caregiver Resource Network

Caregiving.com

Caring for Aging Parents

Center for Successful Aging - California State University Fullerton

Elder Planner

EldercareABC

Harmony Home Health Blog

Health in Aging

Keeping Us Safe

Long Term Care Living

Qualis Health: Medicare Resource

Pennsylvania Health Care Association

Retirement Living Information Center

Senior Citizens Bureau

Senior Magazine Online

Senior SOS

Seniors for Living

Talk Early Talk Often

The Aging Suite

The Caregiver’s Voice

The Daughter Trap

Transition Aging Parents

Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology

Well Spouse Association

Working Caregiver

Are you a nominee? Get your official nominee badge here.

What this category includes:

  • Consumer focused content: the majority of the content is targeted to consumers (vs. the senior living industry)
  • Websites with helpful information about caregiving and senior living including assisted living, independent living, alzheimer’s/memory care, skilled nursing homes, home care and continuing care.
  • These sites are not blogs, but rather are websites with the bulk of the information of a more permanent or “evergreen” nature, organized with typical website navigation.

Learn more about the SeniorHomes.com Best of the Web contest.

Find Senior Homes