Help for Older Adults

Help for Older Adults

I get by with a little help from my friends…

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Eldercare Locator; 800-677-1116
Call or type your zip code or city online to search for services in your community

Family Caregiver Alliance: National Center for Caregiving Click on your state on the Family Care Navigator map to locate government, nonprofit and private services in your area Features a search function that helps you find care facilities that offer a variety of services in your area 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 Review and Compare Your Coverage Options, find doctors, providers, hospitals, In-Home Care, plans and suppliers

National Alliance for Caregiving Offers a wide range of research, information, and resources—such as a questionnaire that helps you assess your own health For senior facilities using a variety of criteria such as a type of home, apartment size, memory care services and payment options

Visiting Nurse Associations of America Click on your state to find at-home help

Aging in Place Useful Links

Use Your Home to Stay in your Home
National Directory of Home Modification Resources
Assistive Technology from the Family Caregiver Alliance
Stop Falls
Stuck in the Middle
Great Places to age
Consumer Reports (protect mom/dad’s money)
Free in Home assessment
OTs (occupational therapist)
Hire a Geriatric Care Manager?
Virginia Livable Homes Tax Credit (see if your state offers tax credits)

Bonus InnovAge Susan Sarandon -My Mom’s Story 

Elder Orphans “Get Adopted” 

Note Trend: The Home is becoming the healthcare setting

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