Many of us are faced with the daunting task of caring for our loved ones. There are more than 34 million unpaid caregivers providing assistance to someone who is ill or with a disability and approximately 21% of U.S. households are impacted with these responsibilities. The top 3 issues facing caregivers are

1. Having difficulty finding time for one’s self (35%)

2. Managing the physical and emotional stresses of caregiving (29%)

3. Balancing work and family responsibilities (29%)

src. National Alliance for Caregiving

While this task will always be difficult for any individual or family, the web and app communities have plenty of resources available to assist with those in need. Here are 10 apps and websites that can help caregivers provide better care for their patients while still allowing for management of their individual lifestyles.

About the Author:

As Managing Director of Innovation for Syneos Health Communications, Leigh is responsible for shaping the company’s perspective on the next era of healthcare marketing. Through thought leadership, strategic innovation workshops and new products and capabilities, Leigh focuses on identifying marketing approaches that will fuel that new era and generate significant growth for clients. Leigh has worked with Fortune 1000 companies to craft their digital, mobile, social and CRM strategies for over 17 years. She’s worked for category-leading agencies in retail, public affairs, B2B technology, and higher education. Prior to moving to Syneos Health Communications, she had several leadership roles at one of our agencies, GSW. There, she founded an innovation practice fueled by the zeitgeist and spearheaded digital and innovation thinking across the business. Leigh has taken a special interest in complex healthcare products that can change lives in meaningful ways. She was recently a strategic lead on the 3rd largest launch in pharmaceutical history: Tecfidera. Before that she had keys roles with Eli Lilly Oncology, Abbott Nutrition, Amgen Cardiovascular, and Eli Lilly Diabetes. A critical part of Leigh’s work is trends and new ideas. Every year, she convenes a group of trend watchers from across our global network to identify the shifts most critical to healthcare marketers. Leigh is a sought-after writer and speaker. Recognized as one of the most inspiring people in the pharmaceutical industry by PharmaVoice, Leigh also was recognized as a Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) for her overt passion, industry thought leadership and significant contributions in new business, strategy and mentoring.