601 East Street NW, Washington, DC 20049, 1-800-424-3410, offers 20 page booklet CARE MANAGEMENT: ARRANGING FOR LONG-TERM CARE.. ORDER #D13803, information on selecting and evaluating geriatric care management services.
Adult Day CAre Services - National Adult Day Services Association
c/o National Council on the Aging,Inc. (NCOA) 409 3rd Street S>W. Suite 200, Washington, DC. 20024,1-202-479-1200 for free publications : NCOA Resources Guide and Your Guide to Selecting an Adult Day Center
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA)
901 East Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004,1-202-783-2242, national association for over five thousand not-for-profit nursing homes, health related facilities and community service organizations for the elderly.Helpful publications: send a self-addressed stamped envelope for each copy requested from these free brochures:
ASSISTED LIVING; OFFERING SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR THE OLDER ADULT, CHOOSING A NURSING HOME: A GUIDE TO QUALITY CARE,THE CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY; A LIFE STYLE OFFERING SECURITY AND INDEPENCE, AND LIVING INDEPENDENTLY: HOUSING CHOICES OF OLDER PEOPLE.
American Health Care Association
1-800-321-0343, provides publications regarding nursing homes
Assisted Living Facilities Association of America
1-703-691-8100, provides information and publications regarding the choosing of assisted living facilities
Children of Aging Parents
1-800-262-2243-provides referrals to local agencies and general information
1-800-677-1116, provides information and local referrals that offer help with elder care needs
Elder Support Network
1-800-634-7346, provides local referrals
c/o Child Welfare League of America, 440 First Street NW. Suite 310, Washington DC 20001-2085, 1-202-638-4004, national coalition of more than 130 organizations in your loved one's area, which may include project young people volunteer to provide services to help the frail, homebound, older people live more independently
Kelly Assisted Living
1-800-937-5355-(may also consult local telephone directory) provides information packages on local service providers, in-home companionship and care to those who need assistance with daily living activities.
National Association of Meal Programs
1 -703- 548-5558, provides information for providers and local referrals for community dining and in-home meal services. A membership organization
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (GCM)
750 First Street NE, Tucson, AZ 85716, 1-502-881-8008, for names and credentials of GCM's in your parent's area.
National Citizen's Coalition of Nursing Home Reform
1-202-332-2275, provides information, advocacy and guidance in selecting a nursing home and local referrals.
National Council on Aging, (NCOA)
409 3rd St. SW Suite 200,Washington, D.C. 20024,(800) 424-9046(800) 292-3513, help regarding issues related to aging services and adult day care
National Meals on Wheels Foundation
1-800-999-6262, provides grants to meal programs, meal delivery, volunteer referrals, and a service hotline.
Nursing Home Information Service-National Council of Senior Citizens
1331 F Street, NW,Washington, DC 20004, 1-202-347-8800 ext. 340
1 Kearny St. 3rd Floor, San Francisco, Ca. 94108, 415-352-1210
Social Security Administration
1-800-772-1213, free publications on Understanding Social Security: Hospice Benefits and Medicare and Coordinated Plans.
SSI Supplemental Security Income
1-800-772-1213, if you assures a minimum level of income. If you qualify, you automatically are eligible for Medicaid
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