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ELDER CARE LINKS & RESOURCES

A Place For Mom (Connecting Families to Senior Care)

AARP (Life After Fifty!)
Legal Hotline: 800-424-3410

AARP for Grief and Loss (Resources for Bereavement)
866-797-2277

AARP: Help for Caregivers

Abledata Assistive Technology

Access to Recreation (Exercise equipment for the disabled)
800-634-4351

ACSIA (Independent Long Term Care Planning)

Administration on Aging (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services)

Aging Parents & Elder Care (A resource for caregivers)

Aging With Dignity (Plan and receive the care you deserve)

AgingCare.com (The Community for Caregivers)

Alert One Services (Medical Alarm Services)

Alternatives for Seniors (National Resource--Living and Care)

Alzheimer's (Specific symptoms--where located in the brain)

Alzheimer's & Depression Self Screening Tools (Vital Aging)

Alzheimer's 24 Educational Videos--Dr. Rudy Tanzi (Top AD Specialist, Prof of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Dir Genetics Aging Research, Massachusetts General Hospital)

Alzheimer's Association California Council (Resources in CA)
800-660-1993 (24/7 Helpline)

Alzheimer's Association STATISTICS--Excellent Short Video

Alzheimer's Association--National (Find Your Local Chapter)
800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Directories (Caregiving, A.D, Nursing, Health Care)

Alzheimer's Disease 10 Warning Signs

Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center (ADEAR)
800-438-4380

Alzheimer's Disease Resources (Resource Kit & Video)
877-439-3566

Alzheimer's Forum/AlzForum (Networking for a Cure)

Alzheimer's Foundation of America
(866) 232-8484

Alzheimer's Information (Fisher Center AD Research)

Alzheimer's Products (Australia)

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Solutions

Alzheimer's Specialist, Dr. David Perlmutter, 'Grain Brain' (Very informative FREE newsletter!)

Alzheimer's Store (Products for people with Alzheimer's)

Alzheimer's.Gov (Wealth of Info on AD + Other Dementias)

Alzheimer's.net (AD and related dementias resources)

Alzheimer’s Disease Research (BrightFocus Foundation)

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

Alzheimers: Cure Alzheimer's Fund (current research, videos)

Amen Clinic For Behavioral Medicine (BrainPlace.com)
949-266-3700 and 707-429-7181

American Academy of Neurology

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)
301-654-7850

American Cancer Society (Risk factors, prevention, treatment)

American Council of the Blind
800-424-8666

American Diabetes Association (Cure, Care, Commitment)

American Geriatrics Society (Organization for Professionals)
212-308-1414

American Health Care Association (Referrals to care facilities)
202-842-4444

American Heart Association (Fighting Heart Disease & Stroke)

American Hospice Foundation

American Lung Association

American Medical Association (AMA)
800-621-8335

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
301-652-2682

American Parkinson's Disease Association (APDA)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
800-999-2782

American Psychiatric Association (APA)
888-357-7924

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
703-243-2443

American Psychological Association (APA)
800-374-2721

American Society on Aging (ASA)
415-974-9600

And Thou Shalt Honor (PBS TV Series on Caregiving)

Area Agencies on Aging (Eldercare Locator, Ombudsman Program)
800-677-1116

Aricept (Medication for Alzheimer's Disease by Pfizer & Eisai)

Arthritis Foundation
800-283-7800

Ask an Ally

Assisted Living (Experts answer your questions, connect with prescreened care providers in senior care directory)

Assisted Living Facilities (Directory, Blog, Q&A)

Assisted Living Facilities Directory (in U.S.)

Assisted Living Federation of America

Assisted Living Federation of America (State referrals)
703-691-8100

Assisted Living Today (Free resource for senior care, housing)

Assisted Living--Inside Elder Care (FREE report, etc.)

Assisted Senior Living (Search for local facilities)

AssistedLiving.com (free expert guidance on senior housing)

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)

Bed Sore FAQs (Prevention, treatment, legal rights if neglected)

BenefitsCheckUp.org (Federal and state assistance programs)

Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (WV University)
304-293-5378

Boomers & Seniors: 100 Top Blogs & Websites

Brain Training - Happy Neuron (Games to improve)

Brain Training - Luminosity (Brain health and performance)

Breast Cancer: Foods to Avoid (Foods to eat, recent studies)

Breast Cancer? Breast Health! (The Wise Woman Way)

Brookdale Senior Living (Assisted Living Facility Locator)

Burial Insurance Plans (National no obligation quotes)

Burial Insurance Pro (Final Expense Policies)

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
415-474-5171

California Association for Adult Day Services (CAADS)

Canine Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Care Home Finders (Referrals to Retirement/Care Homes)

Care Pathways (Valuable resource links maintained by RN's)
252-441-9141

Care Trak International (Monitor and locate wanderers)
800-842-4537

Care.com (Find pre-screened caregivers in your area)

Caregiver List (National Quality Senior Care Options)
(773) 635-0126

CareGiver Partnership (Caregiver Resources + Homecare Products That Help Maintain Dignity) BLOG

Caregiver's Home Companion (Resources, News & Info)

Caregiver.com (National print and online magazine)
800-829-2734

Caregiving Help Guide (Support & Help)

Caregiving-Solutions.com
215-624-2098

Caregiving.com (Monthly Newsletter, Online Support Groups)
847-823-0639

CarenetLA (In home caregivers for Los Angeles Seniors and Dementia Patients)

Caring Connection, MD (Harford, Baltimore, Cecil Counties. Nurse in-home care, eldercare management, healthcare services)

Caring From a Distance (Resources for distance caregivers)

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)
501-225-2229

CDC: Chronic Diseases (Health Issues in Aging Population)

Center for Medicare Advocacy

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Disease Control (Life Expectancy Stats)

CiteHealth (Free Home Care Agency Reports and more)

Clinical Trials: All Diseases (National Library of Medicine)

Clinical Trials: Alzheimer's (Find near you)
800-272-3900

Comfort Keepers (Affordable, Non-Medical In-Home Care)

Community Home Health Care

Compassion & Choices (End of Life Choices)
800-247-7421

Congress.org (Locate your Representatives)

Consumer Reports

Cottage Assisted Living (AL, MS, TN)

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation

Dementia Advocacy and Support Network (Chat Room)

Dementia Care Central

Dementia Guide (Helping People Affected by Dementia)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Depression Help (Top 10 Foods to Help Mood, etc.)

Disability, Savings, Coupons (Retail Savings Guide for Disabled)

Driver Safety Online Course (May reduce your auto insurance)

Drug Alert (Consumer guide to harmful prescription drugs)

Drug Watch (Current info on prescription and over counter meds)

Drugs: eMedExpert (Brand/Generic Review, Compare, Side Effect)

Drugs: FDA/Center for Evaluation and Research (FDA Approved)

DyingWell.com (Defining wellness through the end of life)

Easter Seals (Services to disabled & support for families)
800-221-6827

EasyCEU.com (Learn Wherever You Are)

Eden Alternative (Eliminating loneliness, helplessness, boredom)
607-674-5232

eHealth Medicare (Plan Comparisons and Resources)
877-543-6609

Elder Abuse (Injury Settlement Guide)

Elder Abuse Complaints Consumer List

Elder Law Answers (For seniors and their families)

Elder Options of Texas (Community-based resources in Texas)

Eldercare Locator (Advocacy, Action, Answers on Aging)
800-677-1116

ElderCare Online (Educational resources and discussion groups)

ElderHope.com (Support, inspiration and nurturance)

ElderLifePlanning.com (Long-term care resources)

ElderLink (Free Senior & Care Referral Service)
(800) 613-5772

ElderWeb.com (Eldercare resources)
309-451-3319

Elmcroft (Senior Living Communities)

eMaxHealth: Eldercare (Articles on Aging, Health, Eldercare)

Empowering Caregivers (Choices, Healing, Love)

Enhanced Vision Systems (Help for low vision)
800-440-9476

eTeleQuote Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Guide on Helping Evaluate Options)

Exclusively Seniors.com (Home Health Care Solutions)
866-477-7778

Exelon (Medication for Alzheimer's Disease)

FAIR Foundation (Fair Allocations in Research $ from NIH)

Families USA

Family Assets (Access Nursing Home Care Funded By Medicaid)

Family Care America.com (Resources by Zip Code)

Family Caregiver Alliance (Support for caregivers)
800-445-8106

Federal Trade Commission (healthcare products & services)

Find a Doctor in Your Area (Specialty, Condition, Insurance)

Find A Psychologist.com (In the U.S. or International)

Find The Best Health Resources

Funerals Consumer Alliance (Consumer's right to choose)
802-482-3437

Genetics Policy Institute (Promotion of Stem Cell Awareness)

Geriatric Care Managers (Nat'l Association of Professional)
520-881-8008

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation

Gerontological Society of America (Research, Education, Practice)

Get Canadian Drugs (Low-cost medications/prescription drugs)

Gilbert Guide to Nursing Homes (Nat'l locator for senior care)
(415) 668-1532

Gratitude Works: Open Your Heart to Love

Grief Healing (Award-winning site: information, comfort & support)

Griswold Special Care (Non-medical home-care services)

Growth House, Inc. (Improving Care for the Dying)

Guide to Long Term Care Planning

HealingWell.com (Diseases, Disorders and Chronic Illness)

Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA)
800-879-4422

Health Insurance Coverage Quotes (Up to 5 free quotes fast)

Health Politics (Audio + Video Weekly Webcasts)

Healthfinder® (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

HealthGrades (Find best Doctors, Hospitals, Nursing Homes)

Healthline (1,000+ Health Conditions)

Healthline Human Body Maps

Healthline: You Are Not Your COPD (Patient stories & advice)

Healthlinks.net (Services, Products, Education, Publications)

Healthy Caregiver (Magazine & Online Community)

Helping Hands Relocation (Take the stress out of moving)

Home Care Profile (Find Nat'l Senior Housing & Home Care)

Home Healthcare Agencies (Directory by State)

Home Instead Senior Care (Companionship/home care for elders)

HomeHealthDelivery.com (Top Incontinence Products/Supplies)

Hospice Foundation of America (Resources for the terminally ill)
800-854-3402

Hospice Helpline (National Hospice & Palliative Care)
800-658-8898

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Institute for Successful Aging (Coaching, Training, Research)
206-523-3820

Institute of Gerontology

Institute on Aging--University of PA (Alzheimer's Info)

Interim HealthCare (Nat'l Home Care and Medical Staffing)

John Douglas French Center (For Alzheimer's Disease)

Leeza's Care Connection (Alzheimer's Info)

Legal Resources for the Elderly

Let Life In (50+ online magazine/web community/social network)

Lewy Body Dementia Association

Lewy Body Disease (one of many types of dementia)

Lighthouse National Center for Vision and Aging

LivHome (Assisted living at home)
877-496-5127

Long Term Care Info (Nursing home/home health care directory)

Long Term Care Insurance (National LTCi trade association)

Long Term Care Insurance (Gelbwaks Insurance Services)

Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Long Term Care Planning

Long Term Care Resources (Information & Web Services)

Manor Care (Assisted, Skilled & Dementia Residence Options)
419-252-5500

Match Nursing Homes (Nursing home guides and locator)

Mayo Clinic (Specialists answer your questions)

MD Junction (Find, know and rate your doctor)

Meals on Wheels Foundation (Meals to homebound persons)
616-531-9909

Medic Alert (Medical identification bracelets and necklaces)
888-633-4298

Medical Care Corp. (Dementia care products for physicians)

Medicare (U.S. Government website)
800-633-4227

Medicare (How to Avoid & Report Billing Fraud)

Medicare (Your costs)

Medicare Rights Center (For consumers & professionals)

Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap Plans)

Medicare: Resources for Seniors

Medication Monitor (MediGuard, checks meds for interactions)

Medications (Look up medicines, side effects, etc.)

Medicine Program (Free medications for those who qualify)

MedicineNet.com (We Bring Doctors' Knowledge To You)

Medline Plus (Health Information)

Menopause (Alternatives, Herbal Remedies, Support)

Mental Health Facility Comparisons

Mercola, Dr. Joseph (Nutrition Advice)

Mini Mental State Exam

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
520-881-4005

National Adult Day Services Assoc. (Day Care Referrals)

National Adult Protective Services Association (Help in your area)

National Alliance for Caregiving (Education for caregivers)
301-718-8444

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
800-950-6264

National Association for Home Care (Referrals to local providers)
202-547-7424

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
202-872-0888

National Association of Geriatric Care Managers

National Association of Social Workers (Membership organization)
800-638-8799

National Association of State Units on Aging
202-898-2578

National Cancer Institute
800-422-6237

National Caregiving Foundation (A World of Care)

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
202-898-2586

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
202-682-4140

National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)

National Council on Aging (NCOA)
800-424-9046

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE

National Eye Institute

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)
800-896-3650

National Fraud Information Center
800-876-7060

National Guardianship Association (Education and training)

National Health Information Center (NHIC)
800-336-4797

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
800-658-8898

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NIH)
800-352-9424

National Institute on Aging (Aging research)
800-222-2225

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
301-496-4000

National Institutes of Health (Senior Health)

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
800-999-6673

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)
800-223-9994

National Parkinson's Foundation (NPF)

National Resource Center on Aging & Injury (NRCAI)
619-594-0986

National Respite Network and Resource Center

National Safety Council

National Senior Citizens Law Center (Help for low-income seniors)
202-289-6976

National Shared Housing Resource Center

National Sleep Foundation

National Stroke Association (NSA)
800-787-6537

Needy Meds (Medications/Patient assistance programs)

Neurology Channel (Ask an M.D. a question)

New Lifestyles (Area guide to senior residences and care options)
800-869-9549

Next of Kin Education Project (Law Requiring Family Notification)

Next Step In Care (Guides & Checklists for Caregivers)

NIH Senior Health (Info from the National Institutes of Health)

NIH Senior Health

Nursing Assistant Guides (Help to be CNA medical assistant)

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Nursing Home Comparisons

Nursing Home Complaint Center (report abuse, neglect, fraud)

Nursing Home Evaluation (# beds/residents, % occupied)

Nursing Home Inspect (Find Problems in Your State)

Nursing Home Monitors (End Nursing Home Abuse)

Nursing Home Reports (Nationwide online search)
800-571-1918

Nursing Home Watch List (violations/verified complaints)

Oasis (Educational program for mature adults)

Obesity & Food Addiction Summit (Videos of many scientists)

Ombudsman Locator (National LTC Resource Center)

On Lok Senior Health (Community based help for frail elders)
415-292-8888

Online Nursing (Master of Science in Nursing)

PACE Association (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly)
703-535-1565

Parkinson's Resource Organization

PBS: Alzheimer's News Updates (Latest AD News Weekly)

PersonCare.net (Helpful products as we age)

Phillips LifeLine (Medical Alert Systems)

Postit Science -- Memory Games & Brain Training

Pressure Ulcers (types, causes, treatment, prevention)

Preventing Alzheimer's (Early detection and dementia test)

Response Link (Medical Alert Personal Safety System)

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
800-424-8867

Retirement Homes (Comprehensive Int'l Database for all types of Senior Living, including Alzheimer’s Care Communities)

Retirement Living (Housing, Resources, Home Care)

Reverse Mortgage Alert (How they work and more)

Ribbon Caregiver Newsletter (Caregivers of AD patients)

Right At Home (In Home Care and Assistance)

Risk Calculators for Seniors Healthy Aging

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Health Care Resources, Grants)

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Safety Bath (The Walk in Bathtub)

Schizophrenia.com (Information, support & education)

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People

SelfGrowth (Online Self Improvement Encyclopedia.) See Elder Care

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Senators (Locate and contact your senators)

Senior Advice (Find local resources, newsletter)

Senior Advisor (Assisted Living & Senior Care Reviews)

Senior Assisted Living (senior housing, home care & health)

Senior Bridge (Nationwide Senior Resources)

Senior Care (Guiding Seniors and Their Loved Ones)

Senior Care Compass (Senior Housing and Assisted Living Options)

Senior Care Connection (Resources in California)

Senior Care Directory (Nationwide)

Senior Corps Hotline (Volunteer programs: Foster Grandparents, Senior Companion Program, Retired Senior Program)
800-424-8867

Senior Driving (AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety)

Senior Help Notes (Self-adhesive labels, safety reminders for elders)

Senior Homes (Find senior homes, nursing homes, assisted living, memory care and retirement communities)

Senior Housing Jobs (Recruitment Solution--Job Board)

Senior Living Communities (National, Comprehensive)

Senior Medical News (Medical news for seniors)

Senior Net (Discussion, Enrichment, Learning Center)

Senior Planning Services - NJ, NY, PA, CT (Medicaid Planning)

Senior Service America (Training & Employment for Seniors)

Senior Service Directory (In U.S. and Canada)

seniorDECISION (Nursing Home Ratings and Reviews)

SeniorLaw

SeniorLink Online (Support/personalized help to create a plan)

Seniorly (Senior Housing Options)

Seniors (Find best senior services & products in North America!)

Seniors Helping Seniors (in home care services)

Seniors Referred By Me (Helping Families Find Peace of Mind)

SeniorsZen (Retirement Homes in Canada: 888-484-5282)

Shankle Clinic (Alzheimer's Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment)

ShirleyBOARD (Where Caregivers Network)

Silverado Senior Living, Memory Care (Assisted Living)

Skilled Nursing Facilities Directory (Nationwide)

Social Security Administration (SSA)

Social Security and Disability Resource Center

Social Security Online
800-772-1213

Southern California Senior Resources, Inc.

Stem Cell Advocacy (Write to your Representatives)

Support Groups & Caregiving Resources (By State)

TheRubins.com (For seniors and those who care for them)

Trustworthy Care: A Servant's Heart Care Solutions (In-Home Caregivers in San Diego, CA)

U.S. Against Alzheimer's (Help by taking action now!)

U.S. Census Bureau (National and local age data)

U.S. ElderCare Referral Agency (Retirement Living Options)
800-848-1008

ULiveandLearn.com (Professional & Personal Learning Marketplace)

United States House of Representatives (Write to Reps.)

United States Senate (Write to your Senators)

United States Senate Special Committee on Aging

USA.gov (Contact USA Elected Officials)

Veterans-Express (Free Help to find money for assisted living)

Virtual Hospital (University of Iowa Health Care)

Visiting Angels (Non-medical homecare in the US & Canada)

Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA)
800-426-2547

Vitamins-nutrition (Latest research & tips for supplementation)

Volunteer Match (find volunteers or become one)

Volunteers of America (Local human service programs)

WebMD.com Health

Well Spouse Foundation (Association of spousal caregivers)
800-838-0879

White House (Administration News)

Women's Calendar (Largest listing of women's events)

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