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Caregiver Information

American Brain Tumor Association

Provides caregiving information and support, including a PDF of the UCSF Orientation to Caregiving Handbook at this website.

Cancer Support Community

Caregivers can get support and information at this website.

Cancer Resource Center at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Information about our Caregiver Peer Support Program can be found at this website.

Elder Care Locator — U.S. Administration on Aging

Helpful information about long-term care planning and available benefits to seniors and the disabled at www.eldercare.gov.

Employment Development Department State of California — PFL Information

Information regarding California's Paid Family Leave program can be found at this website.

Family Caregiver Alliance — National Center on Caregiving

Non-profit agency dedicated to supporting caregivers. Provides support and education as well as information on respite care with educational literature available on various caregiver to9pics. Information can be found at www.caregiver.org.

Click here for their practical tools and resource guide for caregivers.

Help for Cancer Caregivers: A personalized self-care web tool for caregivers. Developed by CancerCare, Michigan State, Indiana University, Caregiver Action Network and Wellpoint.

Lotsa Helping Hands/ABTA

My Caring Link web tool is a collaboration of the American Brain Tumor Association and Lotsa Helping Hands. Visit, www.lotsahelpinghands.com. This site helps you organize support and assistance among friends and family, on behalf of your loved one.

Medicare's Home Health, Hospice, Durable Medical Equipment and Skilled Nursing Facility Locator

Get information at Medicare's website.

Needy Meds

This non-profit organization provides listings of available prescription assistance programs. They have a prescription assistance programs database on the website.

Net of Care

Caregiving resources provided by Beth Israel University Hospital/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

 

Reviewed by health care specialists at UCSF Medical Center.

This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or health care provider. We encourage you to discuss with your doctor any questions or concerns you may have.

Related Information

UCSF Clinics & Centers

Neuro-Oncology
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2966
Fax: (415) 353-2167

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