COVID-19 Resources for Caregivers

Caregiving during the COVID-19 Pandemic

People who are caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia are faced with increased challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, healthcare and caregiver support organizations have developed strategies for navigating caregiving during a time of increased stress and isolation. WAI compiled a list of resources available for support.

Products to help people with dementia stay organized, particularly during COVID – Being Patient

Women, Caregiving, and COVID-19 – Resources from CDC

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources – UW Department of Psychiatry

Managing family conflict while home during COVID-19 – Center for Study of Traumatic Stress

Coronavirus Resource Guide from Senior Planet – includes tech guides, how to use Zoom, and virtual chat help

Friendly Caller program offered for sheltered seniors

Handouts and resources:

WAI Dementia Caregiver’s Isolation Toolkit

Family Caregiver Alliance – Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Caregivers

The WDRN network hosted a meeting offering dementia-friendly resources for COVID-19 April 22, 2020. Read details and download the handouts here.

Websites with COVID-19 information for caregivers:

Salud America:

Alzheimer’s Association:

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America:

Family Caregiver Alliance:

John A. Hartford Foundation:

UCLA Health:

Senior Link:

National Institute of Health / National Institute on Aging: