06/03/2009

Enhanced website offers new resources to help older adults and caregivers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –The West Virginia University Center on Aging has updated its website devoted to older adults and caregivers – http://www.wvcaregivers.org/.

If you are a caregiver or family member, you can find a wealth of information on the site, including a list of online resources and county-by-county information on services.

State, regional and national resources are covered as well as information on news and events locally and nationally related to caregiving. 

Other site features:

•    information on more than 1,100 organizations
•    suggestions for talking to your family about future healthcare decisions
•    instructions to create a living will

If you have questions or suggestions about the WVCaregivers website, you may contact the WVU Center on Aging at 304-293-1796, by fax at 304-293-2700 or by email at wvcargivers@hsc.wvu.edu
 

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For more information:
Andrea Brunais, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
brunaisa@wvuh.com
ab: 05-28-09

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