Daniel Morgan


Caregiver Companion GPT

Caregiver Companion GPT

In an estimated 36.5 million households across the country an adult is
providing unpaid care to a family member according to the “Caregiving in
the U.S.” study by the National Alliance for Caregiving.

There's an enormous body of literature and resources available on the web for navigating the caregiving experience, and I wanted to create a tool that would help serve as a quick reference for navigating the process. Questions like:

Googling this information is tough when a great deal of this knowledge is locked up in huge publications, behind advertising, and hidden in PDFs on government websites. This tool is a hopes to bubble up techniques and strategies to help caregivers access this information.

When OpenAI announced custom GPT models, I kept encountering GPTs built for Open AI's demographic: 'custom websites', 'help creating Excel formulas'... etc... but for one of the most challenging aspects of life on Earth -- caregiving -- especially in the U.S. -- I wanted to test if a tool like this would be actually useful. I've done a great deal of testing, prompt crafting and work on this and I hope it's useful to others.

Visit the Caregiver Companion

This custom GPT has been primed with a custom prompt that is designed to help caregivers with their day-to-day activities. It includes tools for planning, tracking, and managing tasks, as well as resources for finding support and information about mental health issues. Beyond the custom prompt, the GPT also has extensive knowledge about common issues caretakers encounter as they assist ailing adults. Answers improve as questions it receives improve, so the more detail provided in your questions the better.

The GPT has been trained on free resources published by leading elder care resources:

I will say that I'm aware of all the issues that this type of service poses:

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