RCI's goal is to increase the use of "science that works" to support both professional and family caregivers.
Resource links specific to the needs of family and professional caregivers are located here. We welcome non-profit organizations to be added to our list. Shared resources are not necessarily endorsed by the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.
Located inside Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA, the Caregiver Support Center is a self-serving information center for individuals caring for those who are sick or disabled.
The Rosalynn Carter Insititute for Caregiving and the Georgia Division on Aging Services partnered in 2017 to provide educational webinars to ensure the dementia capability of the agencies serving families coping with dementia.
As part of the initiative to make Georgia's aging network more dementia-capable, The Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter offers this series of dementia training webinars for Area Agency on Aging staff. RCI is partnering with the Association to bring you this series of six webinars, made possible by funding from the Georgia Division of Aging Services.
RCI has partnered with the National Center on Elder Abuse to create and distribute caregiver-friendly resources that help minimize the risk of abuse and neglect in caregiving situations. Free webinars and other tools for caregivers can be found here.
There are many specific tools, guides, podcasts and manuals to assist an agency with implementation of an evidence-based program to support caregivers. We have these categorized into drop-down sections: Caregiver Assessment, Terms/Definitions, Conference Presentations, Links and Resources. Click on the appropriate link under this section for additional information about each of these categories.