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Care.com: www.care.com A resource to find caregivers you can hire directly. Caregiver Action Network: www.caregiveraction.org or 202-454-3970 Information, educational materials, and support for family caregivers. Center to Advance Palliative Care: www.getpalliativecare.org Provides comprehensive information about palliative care and has a searchable provider directory of hospitals. CenterLink: www.lgbtcenters.org Locate your nearest LGBT Community Center. Department of Veterans Affairs: www.va.gov or 1-800-827-1000 Information about eligibility and benefits for veterans and their families. Eldercare Locator: www.eldercare.gov or 1-800-677-1116 A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging that connects caregivers to local services and resources for older adults. Elizabeth Dole Foundation: www.elizabethdolefoundation.org Created to help American military caregivers by strengthening the services afforded to them through innovation, evidence-based research, and collaboration. Family Caregiver Alliance: www.caregiver.org or 1-800-445-8106 Tools and resources for family caregivers, including the Family Care Navigator, a state-by-state list of services and assistance. GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD): www.glad.org or 1-800-455-GLAD Advocates for LGBT people by working to end discrimination through litigation. Lambda Legal: www.lambdalegal.org/issues/seniors or 1-866-542-8336 Aims to achieve full civil rights for LGBT people through education, policy, and litigation. LeadingAge: www.leadingage.org Consumer information on long-term care facilities and services, and how to access them. Long-Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman: www.ltcombudsman.org Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living facilities. Ombudsmen provide information about how to find a facility and what to do to get quality care. Lotsa Helping Hands: www.lotsahelpinghands.com A website that helps organize and coordinate caregiver help, including a calendar and reminders. Medicare: www.medicare.gov or 1-800-633-4227 Provides information about the Medicare program and how to find Medicare plans and providers. Caregivers can also find a tool on the website to compare home health care agencies and nursing homes.

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Prepare to Care  

A planning guide for the caregivers in the LGBT Community. This guide is a practical tool created to help you. Here you’ll find information,...

Prepare to Care  

A planning guide for the caregivers in the LGBT Community. This guide is a practical tool created to help you. Here you’ll find information,...

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