Links:

Web of CareThis well-designed website dedicated to caregivers offers easily accessible information on a variety of diseases. Resources also include extensive advice for family caretakers--from animated demonstrations of practical skills like wheelchair transfer to tips on avoiding burnout.

The Day-Break Geriatric Massage ProjectTouch Research Institute
Books:

"Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Help, How to Survive," by Claire Berman, Henry Holt, 1997.

"A Thoughtful Word, a Healing Touch: A Guide for Visiting the Sick," by Joseph M. Champlin and Susan C. Taylor, Twenty Third Publications, 1995.

"From the Heart Through the Hands: The Power of Touch in Caregiving" by Dawn Nelson, Findhorn Press, Inc., 2001.

"The Power of Touch," by Phyllis K. Davis, May House, 1999.