Best Caregiver Websites 2014

Families and seniors often face major decisions for which they need help. We found the best websites offering content and advice 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!

  • Elder Industry

    Elder Industry

    38 Judges Score  64 Popular Vote

    Joy Loverde is the author of The Complete Eldercare Planner, a keynote speaker, an advocate for seniors, a writer and columnist, and a mature-market consultant to attorneys, healthcare providers, seni...

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

    Answers for Elders

    34 Judges Score  261 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.

  • Sage Minder

    Sage Minder

    36 Judges Score  14 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...

  • Lift Simplified Caregiving

    Lift Simplified Caregiving

    35 Judges Score  37 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...

  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York - Caregiver Resources

    Visiting Nurse Service of New York - Caregiver Resources

    34 Judges Score  3 Popular Vote

    The Visiting Nurse Service of New York boasts a comprehensive Caregiver Resource section. The site covers topics from caregiver basics, family relationships, home safety, caring for the caregiver, and...

  • Caregiving Cafe

    Caregiving Cafe

    34 Judges Score  39 Popular Vote

    CaregivingCafe was born out of the need to find, in a timely manner, solutions, answers, information, resources, services, products, doctors, and other people providing loving and effective care to fa...

  • Modern Health Talk

    Modern Health Talk

    33 Judges Score  4 Popular Vote

    Modern Health Talk is about solutions for safe, healthy and independent living at home, with resources aimed at the empty-nested baby boomer whose time is split between her adult children (and grandch...

  • Practical Alzheimer's

    Practical Alzheimer's

    33 Judges Score  16 Popular Vote

    The team at Practical Alzheimer's has developed the content on these pages to bring readers practical information and the latest news and views on Alzheimer’s disease, informed by medical opinion an...

  • The Intentional Caregiver

    The Intentional Caregiver

    33 Judges Score  18 Popular Vote

    The Intentional Caregiver focuses on offering support, education and encouragement to the caregivers of aging loved ones...

  • Caregiving.com

    Caregiving.com

    33 Judges Score  87 Popular Vote

    Caregiving.com features the blogs of family caregivers, weekly words of comforts, free webinars and online support groups. Visitors also can join the site’s Caregiving Happiness Project, which looks...

  • MySilverAge

    MySilverAge

    33 Judges Score  95 Popular Vote

    Knowing the challenges and limitations that aging can bring, MySilverAge empowers you— both older adults and families—with information to help you face those obstacles head on and look forward to...

  • Sunrise Senior Living - Senior Care Resources

    Sunrise Senior Living - Senior Care Resources

    32 Judges Score  5 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...

  • The Caregiver Space

    The Caregiver Space

    31 Judges Score  3 Popular Vote

    The Caregiver Space is committed to providing caregivers with an online space to find comfort, relief and to connect with other caregivers who understand what they're going through. Our mission is to...

  • Inside Dementia

    Inside Dementia

    30 Judges Score  176 Popular Vote

    Martha Stettinius was a "sandwich generation" caregiver for her mother, Judy, who lived with advanced Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. She passed away at age 80 in December 2012. Martha care...

  • SCSA Caring for Seniors Library

    SCSA Caring for Seniors Library

    29 Judges Score  10 Popular Vote

    The Society of Certified Senior Advisor's Caring for Seniors LIbrary is a portal of information dedicated to caregiving. Home to articles regarding caregiving, senior housing, long term care, transiti...

  • Emeritus Senior Living Elder Care Resources

    Emeritus Senior Living Elder Care Resources

    28 Judges Score  4 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...

  • The Shifting Path

    The Shifting Path

    23 Judges Score  2 Popular Vote

    The Shifting Path aims to be the Caregivers’ Caregiver, your resource for all of your changing eldercare needs. With a blog, relevant articles and resources, their mission is to support families wit...

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!

  • AARP Caregiving Resource Center

    AARP Caregiving Resource Center

    3 Popular Vote

    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...

  • Caregiver Action Network

    Caregiver Action Network

    3 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...

  • Age In Place

    Age In Place

    1 Popular Vote

    Aging in place can help you or your loved ones continue living a full life in the home of your choice, with a focus on quality of life & independence. Learn about what it means to age in place and how...

  • Caregiver Media Group

    Caregiver Media Group

    1 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 Resource Network

    Caregiver Resource Network

    1 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...

  • Caregiver Support

    Caregiver Support

    1 Popular Vote

    CaregiverSupport.org helps family caregivers find information and support that will aid them through their caregiving journey...

  • Elder Law Answers

    Elder Law Answers

    1 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...

  • Farr Law Firm

    Farr Law Firm

    1 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...

  • Help Starts Here.org

    Help Starts Here.org

    1 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...

  • LeadingAge

    LeadingAge

    1 Popular Vote

    LeadingAge’s Consumer Hub offers information and support to caregivers and to help people make the most of the aging experience. This includes a directory of not-for-profit organizations committed t...

  • Lotsa Helping Hands

    Lotsa Helping Hands

    1 Popular Vote

    Lotsa Helping Hands is a private, web-based caregiving coordination service that allows family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to create a community and assist with the daily tasks that become a ch...

  • Thriving in the Middle

    Thriving in the Middle

    1 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...

  • eCare Diary

    eCare Diary

    1 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...

  • AARP Caregiving Help and Advice from Genworth

    AARP Caregiving Help and Advice from Genworth

    0 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...

  • Alzheimer's Support

    Alzheimer's Support

    0 Popular Vote

    Learning and sharing information to support loved ones with Alzheimer's and Dementia...

  • Caregiver Exchange

    Caregiver Exchange

    0 Popular Vote

    caregiverexchange.ca is a website that offers information and support to those caring for a family member or friend of any age who is facing disabling, chronic, acute or terminal health issues. The...

  • Caregiver Stress

    Caregiver Stress

    0 Popular Vote

    Resources for caregivers through articles, stories, videos, and special programs from caregiving experts...

  • Caregiver's Home Companion

    Caregiver's Home Companion

    0 Popular Vote

    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

    Caregiver-Support

    0 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

    Caregiving Club

    0 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...

  • CaregivingHelp

    CaregivingHelp

    0 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...

  • Caring From a Distance

    Caring From a Distance

    0 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...

  • Caring Wise

    Caring Wise

    0 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...

  • Caring for Your Parents

    Caring for Your Parents

    0 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...

  • Dementia Care Central

    Dementia Care Central

    0 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...

  • Don't Lose Heart

    Don't Lose Heart

    0 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...

  • Elder Helpers

    Elder Helpers

    0 Popular Vote

    The Elder Helpers program, which aims to match volunteers with elders in need of help within their own community. The website also features a blog that posts about relevant caregiving and aging topics...

  • Family Caregivers Online

    Family Caregivers Online

    0 Popular Vote

    Find information here if you are helping someone aged 60 and older with physical care, emotional support, daily activities, doctor visits, shopping, legal issues, financial matters, and finding resour...

  • Healthworks Collective

    Healthworks Collective

    0 Popular Vote

    HealthWorks Collective is an editorially independent, moderated community for thought leaders in international healthcare. We curate content and provide resources about all aspects of modern medicine...

  • Helping Caregivers

    Helping Caregivers

    0 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...

  • Marshall, Parker & Weber

    Marshall, Parker & Weber

    0 Popular Vote

    At Marshall, Parker, & Weber you’ll find articles, videos, and webcasts on estate planning, special needs planning, home care options, and more...

  • Michael J. Fox Foundation: Support & Caregiving

    Michael J. Fox Foundation: Support & Caregiving

    0 Popular Vote

    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...

  • MusicSparks

    MusicSparks

    0 Popular Vote

    JoAnn Jordan shares insights she's discovered throughout her career as a music therapist, including caregiver resources for elders, children, and intergenerational groups. JoAnn's goal is to help peop...

  • Next Step in Care

    Next Step in Care

    0 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...

  • Partners Against Pain - Caregiver Corner

    Partners Against Pain - Caregiver Corner

    0 Popular Vote

    Find the information, encouragement and tools you need to address the challenges of caring for your loved one in pain...

  • Senior Resource Central

    Senior Resource Central

    0 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...

  • Seniority Matters

    Seniority Matters

    0 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...

  • Share the Care

    Share the Care

    0 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...

  • The Caregiver Foundation

    The Caregiver Foundation

    0 Popular Vote

    Caregiving is sometimes described as a trap! A prison! Something that came on suddenly and for which you had little or no preparation. The Caregiver Foundation was created specifically to help you s...

Award Program Details

  • Websites with helpful information about caregiving and senior living including assisted living, independent living, alzheimer's/memory care, skilled nursing homes, and home care
  • Consumer focused content vs. senior living industry focus
  • Targeted to caregivers and their families
  • This category does not include email newsletters, senior living providers or blogs