Caregiving for Your Spouse Directory
When your spouse is ill and it's your job to care for him or her, it can be hard to know how to help your spouse while taking care of yourself. You may face difficult decisions like nursing home care or financial decisions. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to care for an aging or ill spouse, what you need to know to be prepared for big decisions, and much more.
Alzheimer’s Disease: A Caregiver’s Checklist for Daily Care
Daily care is a challenge when you're a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's. Use this WebMD checklist to make it easier.
National Caregiving Organizations for Alzheimer's patients and their families.
WebMD provides a list of national caregiving and advocacy organizations to help you care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or another illness.
Home Health Care Tips
Here’s advice on the strategies and tools that can help you live safely and comfortably in your home.
Tips for Easier Personal Care With Alzheimer’s
WebMD offers tips on how to best care for the personal needs of someone with Alzheimer's disease.
How to Choose Long-Term Care
WebMD has tips on how to choose long-term care for your loved one.
How to Choose Assisted Living for Your Loved One
Here's what to look for when you're choosing an assisted living residence for your friend or relative.
What You Need to Know About Nursing Homes
Learn what nursing home care does and how you can choose the facility that's right for your loved one.
What It's Like to Be a Caregiver
Taking care of a parent or spouse will change your life. It can be hard work and unpredictable, but it can also bring rewards and fulfillment.