Caregiving resources Find tools to help you help others

Caring for someone with a medical condition takes strength, patience, and knowledge. Humana helps you manage the responsibility by offering a wide variety of services and resources for caregivers so you can better manage specific medical problems and help your loved ones meet their health goals. You can even get expert advice and guidance from a specially trained nurse.

Even if you’re not a Humana member, you can access free material including a quarterly newsletter for caregivers, the Caregiver’s Toolkit, and informative and inspiring CDs and DVDs.

If you need additional help online, by phone, or via in-home care, Humana has options for you as well to help ease your caregiving responsibilities.

Free caregiver resources

Take advantage of these resources that include inspiring stories of caregiving, practical advice, and ideas on staying organized.

Caregiving support for Humana members

Humana members and their caregivers have access to services to help manage chronic conditions, meet health goals, navigate health plan information, and make the best use of prescription drug benefits. You may also be able to talk directly to a specially trained nurse* who can offer expert advice and guidance.
  • Call HumanaFirst® Health Planning & Support at 1-800-622-9529 to be referred to many support services. Some plans may even include our HumanaFirst® Nurse Advice Line* where you can get expert advice and guidance from a specially trained nurse — at no additional cost. You can also find out whether your loved one is eligible to be referred to programs that help manage chronic conditions.
  • Learn to live a healthier, more satisfying life with Humana Active Outlook®, a no-cost life enrichment program for Humana Medicare Advantage members. No matter what your personal health goals are, Humana can help.
  • The MyHumana web site lets members access their information anytime. Members can check on claims, get details about benefits, estimate medical costs, and more. To access this information on behalf of a loved one, see how you can be designated a caregiver.
  • Visit the Prescription Drug Resources page to read about programs to help manage medications and get the most value from Rx benefits.

Free publications


Caregiver newsletter
Receive Humana’s quarterly newsletter for family caregivers, featuring tips and articles about caring for yourself and your loved ones. Download and view our current edition of the newsletter or past issues:

Or, request a copy of the newsletter by mail.

Caregiver's Toolkit

Find everything you need right at your fingertips: a place to store vital information, quick-reference information, and caregiver resources are all in this one handbook. Use it to save precious time and energy so you can better care for your loved one. Inside the toolkit are useful tips and resources to help make your life as a caregiver easier, as well as worksheets and calendars to help you stay organized.

Caregiver's Toolkit

Helping you so you can help others

Caregiver's Toolkit - English (200 Kb)

If you already have a copy of the toolkit and want to print additional copies of the tear-out pages, you can download the toolkit and choose which pages you want to print. Please note that the page numbers in the toolkit you received in the mail may not match up with the page numbers in the downloaded document.

Free caregiving CDs and DVDs

Care to Share (CD)
Caregivers share their stories about the challenges they face every day. Hear inspirational stories about hope and love, and the trials and tribulations of caregiving on this audio CD.

Tips for a Safe Independent Life at Home (DVD)
Safety and comfort at home is an issue of vital concern to seniors and their caregivers. This DVD provides useful information on how to avoid accidents and how to simplify home living.

Finding Humor During Challenging Times (CD)
Humor is important in our lives, especially when you’re dealing with difficult situations. This audio CD shares important insights into the nature and value of humor, and how to find things to laugh about even when you don't feel like laughing.

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Online resources

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Supplemental Programs When You Need More Help

SeniorBridge customized in-home support

Managing a loved one's ongoing care can be difficult. Sometimes you need help from experts. Humana is proud to introduce SeniorBridge, a national provider of in-home care management and caregiving self-pay services.

SeniorBridge care managers will listen and learn about your unique needs and preferences and present a personalized "care plan" including recommended type, frequency and cost of services to help your loved ones get the care they need. SeniorBridge will then coordinate the components of the care plan you choose to move forward.

You can also work with SeniorBridge to hire in-home caregiving services to assist with meal preparation, transportation, personal care, medication reminders and taking vital signs. As circumstances change, SeniorBridge will also be there to adapt the care plan as needed.

For more information, or to schedule a free consultation, call 1-800-694-8326 or email contactus@SeniorBridge.com. To learn more, you can also visit SeniorBridge.com. You don't need to have a Humana plan to take advantage of this valuable service.

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