Resources AARP’s Heart Health The Heart Health section on the AARP Web site is full of helpful tips and advice for keeping one’s heart as healthy as possible. Achieving Emotional Distance From Overwhelming Caregiving Responsibilities Learn a strategy to help a caregiver deal with feelings and be objective in providing daily care over the long-term to a loved one. Alzheimer's Association Provides an informative comparison of Alzheimer's and depression. Cardiovascular Disease 101 This overview is provided by the Mayo Clinic to help people understand the basics of cardiovascular disease and the conditions that can affect heart and blood vessels. Center for Disease Control The CDC Web site is easily accessed for monitoring waves of influenza as they occur. Eating Well As We Age The FDA identifies common problems older people have in regards to eating well, and offers helpful suggestions and ideas for alleviating the problems. HelpGuide Includes a scale to differentiate between depression and dementia and how to receive help. Hiring Private Duty Home Care Workers: Why Work Through an Agency? Informative article details the pros of using an agency for private duty home care services. Mayo Clinic Provides information about treatment options for both Alzheimer's and depression. Senior Discounts: A Guide To Saving Money For Seniors The list includes more than 180 brands broken down into 18 categories (and further by age groups within each category). You can also save or print the list to a PDF file. Strategies For Employers to Support Working Caregivers AARP offers information and retention strategies for employers to support working caregivers. Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers An informative guide with valuable tips for keeping healthy while delivering care to others. Tips For Surviving the Stressful Holiday Season Here are some helpful tips from AlzOnline for surviving the stressful holiday season. U.S. nursing homes ratings database Understanding Stroke Family Caregiver Alliance offers an informative fact sheet to help caregivers when caring for stroke victims. WebMD’s Caregiver Burnout Symptoms Learn to recognize the symptoms of caregiver burnout through advice from WebMD.