Resources

10 Trends for Aging in Place

Older and wiser voices can help you find the right path, if you are only willing to listen.
– Jimmy Buffett
RESOURCES (Our hand-picked best of the best web resources for helping your loved ones.)

AARP

AARP full of practical information on finances, housing, healthcare, aging focus on Boomers

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Planning Your Parents Retirement

by Thomas Collimore, CFA

Alzheimer’s Association
Information about all dementias and useful tips for caregivers

Benefitscheckup.org
Find help paying for food: Get your SNAP Application now

Caregiver.org
Click on your state on the Family Care Navigator map to locate government, nonprofit and private services in your area

Caring From a Distance
Guidance for the long-distance caregiving challenges many of us face

Village to Village Network
Villages are neighborhood organizations that match members to services and resources for an annual fee.

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Caregiving.org
Offers a wide range of research, information and resources—such as a questionnaire that helps you assess your own health

ElderCare.gov; 800-677-1116

Call or type your zip code or city online to search for services in your community

Gero.usc.edu
Find Aging-in-Place Home Modification Help in your Area

Home Health Compare
A government website where you can research home health agencies

Homemods.org
A University based non-profit promoting aging in place for persons of all ages and abilities

LeadingAge.org A search function that helps find care facilities that offer a variety of services in your area

LotsaHelpingHands.com
People who ask, “How can I help?” can sign on to a Web-based community you create that matches volunteers with tasks and keeps members informed of everything that’s going on with the person who’s being cared for

Medicare.gov
Review and Compare Your Coverage Options, Find doctors, providers, hospitals, in-Home Care, plans and suppliers

Medicare Rights Center
What you need to know about Medicare from an independent advocacy group

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
A guide to lawyers who specialize in elder care and disability issues

National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Click on long-term care link for consumer information about long-term care insurance

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
When more hands-on Professional assistance is needed this site helps you find a care manager

National Family Caregivers Association
Resources and advocacy for family caregivers and links to many resources

Nursing Home Compare
This government website lets you compare the quality of nursing homes. But these measures should be only the start of your search

SNAPforSeniors.com
for senior facilities using a variety of criteria such as type of home, apartment size, memory care services and payment options
vnaa.org
Visiting Nurse Associations of America Click on your state to find at-home help

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