Empowering Caregivers™ logo with Choices - Healing - Love

Top Navigation - Site Map - Messageboard - Chat - Resources - NewsletterNewsletterResourcesChat - Community pageMessageboard Community pageSitemap

Important Elderly Resources
Alternative Living, Administrations,  Abuse and More

Planning early to learn about the management of caring for an elderly individual is a dreaded chore we are all faced with. However, by acquiring knowledge before a catastrophe strikes is imperative for providing quality care, once you are thrown into the role as a caregiver. Remember Family Caregivers are not trained. It can happen in an instant.

As a family Caregiver to an elderly person whether they are a parent, relative, spouse or friend, it is important to assess their current situation from all aspects. Fortunately for the Internet, almost all information is accessible online. Learning how to use the Internet, and search engines, will open a new world of information that awaits your discovery.

There are important links listed below as well as on our Resources Online and Resources Offline pages that will provide access to more areas where you will find answers you need.

Long distance caregivers will also find the assistance you need at these sites.

Please email us with your questions. We will respond promptly to assist you in any way possible, free of chare. Your requests will support us to continually upgrade the site to provide the top resources for you to have available.

Housing Resources

Their are many types of housing arrangements from living in their own home to secure facilities. They all have pros and cons. The comprehensive assessment will greatly influence the proper type of housing needed, while budget will dictate the limits. However a better understanding of the different types of housing available and what they offer and do not offer is needed to make the best choices. A summary of this information will be available here soon.

Elder Care Options - They are an innovative company that is combining all the basics services in to a "One-Stop-Shop" for elder Care Services. They even have thought of moving and pre-moving services to help smooth the transition to community, retirement living. Check them out! (305) 358-1366

Important Links To Eldercare Housing Online

American Association Of Homes & Services For The Aging
Assisted Living Federation of America
Elder Care - careguide.com
Elderweb Living Arrangements
Government-Senior Citizen Housing Information
Guide On ALF's - Assited Living Facilities
Nursing Home Crisis.com
Senior Housing Net
TLChoices Care Interpreter

Other Important Eldercare Links

Aging

California Department of Aging 800-510-2020
Children of Aging Parents 800-227-7294
Eldercare Locator (National Association of Area Agencies� 
on Aging)
800-677-1116

Finding Money For The Care Your Loved One Needs
State Agencies On Aging

Administration on Aging - Information on Older|
American Health Care Association

Department of Health & Human Services
Directory of Web Sites on Aging
Eldercare Locator
Elderweb Source Online
Federal Agency Web Sites for Consumer Information ..Elderly
GCM National Association Of Geriatric Care Managers
Healthy Aging, Geriatrics and Elderly Care
Medicare
Meals On Wheels Association of America
National Academy Of Elder Law  Attorneys
National Aging Information Center
The National Association of Home Care (NAHC)
National Council of Senior Citizens
National Institute of Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Health
National Institute For Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological  Disorders & StrokeÃ?  (NINDS)
National Respite Locator Service
National Senior Citizens Law Center
New York State Office for the Aging - Help - Local Offices for the Aging
New York State Office for the Aging - Families & Caregivers
New York State Office for the Aging - Resource Links
New York State Office of the Aging - Resrce Links - Srvcs In Other States

NISC Links to Other Useful Sites
Nursing Home Reports.com
Senior Citizen Resource Guide - Directory of Impt Numbers-NYC
Senior Citizen Resource Guide - Health Care
Senior Citizen's Law Center

Social Security Administration
The Merck  Manual Of Geriatrics Second Edition
The New England Journal of Medicine
United Senior Health Cooperative
Web of Care-A Community for Home Caregivers

Elder Abuse

Nat. Health Info.Clearinghouse on Aging (202) 245-2158 Data Washington D.C 
Legal Counsel for the (202) 728-4333 Legal Washington D.C
National Center On Aging (202) 682-0100 Elder Abuse Washington D.C
American Assn. of Retired Persons (202) 872-470 Soc. & Legal Srvcs Washington D.C.

Click on our Resources link for even more resources !

© Copyright 1998 - 2009 by Gail R. Mitchell.

Tell a Friend








Top Navigation - Site Map - Messageboard - Chat - Resources - NewsletterNewsletterResourcesChat - Community pageMessageboard Community pageSitemap

EMPOWERING CAREGIVERS™ is trademarked. All Information on this website is owned by Gail R. Mitchell. This includes but is not limited to the journal exercises, Newsletters and original articles, etc. Permission must be obtained from Gail R. Mitchell for any external use of this material.
© by G.R. Mitchell