The Alzheimer's Association - The Alzheimer's Association is a leading health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. They have a number of local chapters across the nation and work to provide core services to families. You can also call their toll-free hotline anytime for information, referrals and support at 1-800-272-3900.
AOA - In order to serve a growing senior population, AoA envisions ensuring the continuation of a vibrant aging services network at State, Territory, local and Tribal levels through funding of lower-cost, non-medical services and supports that provide the means by which many more seniors can maintain their independence.
Caregiverlist - Caregiverlist.com is the nation's online destination dedicated to connecting seniors with quality senior care choices. Caregiverlist.com helps seniors and their loved ones define care needs, understand the many care giving options, review daily prices and ratings of nursing homes nationwide and connect to senior home care agencies that meet Caregiverlist.com's checklist of quality standards. Caregiverlist.com is also a leading care giving career and recruitment resource.
Caregivers Family Care Navigator - The Caregiver Family Care Navigator allows you to search by state to identify all of the government, non-profit and private programs to assist caregivers in your area.
Considerations for Older Drivers - Driving helps older adults stay mobile and independent, but the risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash increases as you age. Learn about older drivers' risks on the road and steps you can take to protect your loved one.
Drug Watch - According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, while persons 65 years of age and older comprise only 13 percent of the population, they account for roughly one-third of all medications prescribed in the United States. These older adults are more likely to be prescribed long-term and multiple prescriptions, which can lead to abuse and misuse. Drug Watch aims to educate the public about prescription and over-the-counter medications, drug recalls, medication interactions, and current developments in the medical field.
Eldercare Locator - The Eldercare Locator is another tool that can help you find local agencies and support services in your community.
Geriatric Care Manager - Need someone to help you oversee the care of your loved one? A Geriatric Care Manager is an experienced guide and resource for families of older adults and others with chronic needs. How to find a Geriatric Care Manager and the benefits of doing so can be found on this website.
Graceful Aging - Graceful Aging is America’s leading video network for boomers and older adults. Discover great ways to a vibrant senior life and gain important caregiver advice on eldercare. Stay informed on assisted living.
Long-Distance Care - Are you caring for a loved one who lives far away from you? Long-distance caregiving has its own set of issues and challenges. This handbook provides information to help caregivers overcome some of those issues from afar.
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage - Prescription drug coverage becomes increasingly important as we age, but navigating the Medicare Part D system can be overwhelming. This document provides 7 tips to assist you in helping your parent or loved one understand their prescription drug coverage options and enroll.
Mesothelioma Cancer Network - Mesothelioma overwhelmingly strikes older individuals as their immune systems weaken and they can no longer fight off internal asbestos fibers. Due to the poor mesothelioma survival rate, many seniors are left struggling to find help with this destructive cancer in its late stages The Mesothelioma Cancer Network offers comprehensive, easy-to-access information so patients can find the care they need fast.
Michigan Seniors - Caregivers Corner - Are you caring for an aging parent, spouse, partner, family member, friend, or person with a disability? Need services for the person you care for? Search for Services learn about available programs offering caregiver relief.
MySeniorCare - MySeniorCare is a leading online resource connecting families with a nationwide network of pre-screened, qualified senior care providers. From care assessment and provider comparisons, to financial calculators and an advisory board of industry professionals, MySeniorCare enables families who need senior care with a variety of decision tools that lead to better care outcomes. MySeniorCare provides free reports on senior care providers with information about geographic coverage, types of services, payment methods, and proof of licensing & insurance. MySeniorCare also provides a vehicle for families and loved ones to convey their experience and questions via blogs, message forums, Q&A and ratings/reviews.
Nursing Home Compare - Waiting to select a nursing home for short-term rehabilitation or long-term care until your loved one is in desperate need of their services can be a very stressful experience and can lead to a hasty and uninformed decision. Finding a nursing home in advance that fits your needs and the needs of your loved one will be of great benefit to both of you. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offer a website and tool to help you locate and compare the quality of nursing homes in your area.
Paying for Senior Care - Taking care of a loved one can be very expensive, but there are resources available that can help. The Paying for Senior Care website is maintained by the American Elder Care Research Organization and offers a Resource Locator Tool to help you find financial resources that you and your loved one qualify for.
Pure Non-Medical Home Care - Caring for a loved one isn't something you need to do all o n your own. Pure Non-Medical Home Care provides a number of caregiving services in and around the Fraser, Michigan area. Services provided include bathing assistance, respite care, meal preparation, light housekeeping, errand services, grooming services, transportation, and more. Call 586.293.2457 to learn more.
Skilled Nursing Facilities - SkilledNursingFacilities.org is a senior care resource that offers a nationwide directory of nursing homes. They have over 15,600 nursing homes in our directory, and provide detailed Medicare quality ratings, inspection information and filed complaints to help consumers research the best skilled nursing care options.
Eldercare Locator - The Eldercare Locator is another tool that can help you find local agencies and support services in your community
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