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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Expert Q&A: Getting Loved Ones to Accept Help
A caregiving expert answers questions on why it can be hard for your loved one to accept help, and tips on how to approach the subject.
How will advanced prostate cancer affect my sex life and relationship?
Strengthen your relationship with your partner after prostate cancer treatment.
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.