resources listed below are but a few of the many available to help you meet
your senior care needs.
than 50 million individuals in the US and Canada care for a chronically ill,
aged or disabled loved one, according to the National
Family Caregivers Association (NFCA). Fatigue, stress, and depression
are very real side effects of family caregiving. Caregiverstress.com is an
informative Web site offering ways to cope with caregiver stress. Visit Caregiverstress.com
to complete an online stress assessment test and identify resources
allowing you to cope with your senior care related stress level.
Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary heath organization in
Alzheimer care, support and research. It is their mission to eliminate
Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and
enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of
dementia through the promotion of brain health. Read
more information regarding home care options and Azheimer's Disease .
Coach site is a team of experts who guide and assist through the journey
of caregiving. The team provides sensitive, timely and informed support to
help caregivers manage the challenges faced in daily caregiving.
Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a membership
organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people
age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.
is the most trusted medical alert service provider. Just by pressing a
button, you or your loved one is quickly connected with a highly trained
Lifeline Personal Response Associate - 24 hours a day.
of Elder Law
Attorneys (Elder Law Attorney Locator)
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. is a non-profit
association that assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with
older clients and their families.
Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers are health and human
services specialists who help families care for older relatives, while
encouraging as much independence as possible.
Family Caregivers Association
Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) educates, supports, empowers and
speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones
with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
Society on Aging
American Society on Aging (ASA) is an association of diverse individuals
that supports the commitment and enhances the knowledge and skills of those
who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.
Veterans and their spouse may
qualify for benefits through the Aid & Attendance Pension Program.
To learn more go to: www.veteranaid.org
and click on the A&A Program or www,americanveteransinstitute.org and
click on VA Improved Pension or contact your local Department of Veterans