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Take My Father...Please!

How To Survive
Caring For Aging Parents

by Jacqueline Marcell
Eldercare / Alzheimer's Speaker, Author, Radio Host, Caregiver Advocate

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)

AARP: Help for Caregivers

Access to Recreation (Exercise equipment for the disabled)

ACSIA (Independent Long Term Care Planning)

Addiction: Seniors & Substance Abuse (TruVida Recovery)
(800) 218-1573

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

Aging Life Care Assoc (Geriatric Care Managers)

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

AgingCare.com (Community for Caregivers)

Alert One Services (Medical Alarm Services)

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

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

Alzheimer's Association Facts & Figures Video

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

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

Alzheimer's Disease 10 Warning Signs

Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center (ADEAR)

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)

American Academy of Neurology

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)

American Cancer Society (Risk factors, prevention, treatment)

American Diabetes Association (Cure, Care, Commitment)

American Geriatrics Society (Organization for Professionals)

American Health Care Association (Referrals to care facilities)

American Heart Association (Fighting Heart Disease & Stroke)

American Hospice Foundation

American Lung Association

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

American Parkinson's Disease Association (APDA)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)

American Psychological Association (APA)

American Society on Aging (ASA)

And Thou Shalt Honor (PBS TV Series on Caregiving)

Area Agencies on Aging (Eldercare Locator, Ombudsman Program)

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

Arthritis Foundation

Ask an Ally

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

Assisted Living Facilities Directory (in U.S.)

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

Assisted Living Vancouver (Magnolia Gardens Senior Care)

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

AssistedLiving.com (free expert guidance on senior housing)

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)

BarBend --Weightlifting How To Start Weightlifting After 50)

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

BenefitsCheckUp.org (Federal and state assistance programs)

Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (WV University)

Boomer Benefits: Learn Medicare (FREE Medicare Mini-Course)

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)

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)

Care Trak International (Monitor and locate wanderers)

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.com (National print and online magazine)

Caregiving Help Guide (Support & Help)

Caregiving.com (Monthly Newsletter, Online Support Groups)

Caring From a Distance (Resources for distance caregivers)

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)

CD Seminar Lecture Jacqueline's 2.5/hr. lecture (along with extensive interviews with 11 top eldercare experts), is available on a 14-hour CD, which you will love and get so much out of! You can also purchase Jacqueline's lecture only.

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)

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

Compassion & Choices (End of Life Choices)

Congress.org (Locate your Representatives)

Consumer Reports

Consumers Advocate-Medical Alerts (Guide to the right system)

Cottage Assisted Living (AL, MS, TN)

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation

Dementia Care Central

Department of Veterans Affairs

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)

EasyCEU.com (Learn Wherever You Are)

Eden Alternative (Eliminating loneliness, helplessness, boredom)

eHealth Medicare (Plan Comparisons and Resources)

Elder Abuse (Injury Settlement Guide)

Elder Law Answers (For seniors and their families)

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

Eldercare Locator (Advocacy, Action, Answers on Aging)

ElderCare Online (Educational resources and discussion groups)

ElderHope.com (Support, inspiration and nurturance)

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

ElderWeb.com (Eldercare resources)

Elmcroft (Senior Living Communities)

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

Empowering Caregivers (Choices, Healing, Love)

Enhanced Vision Systems (Help for low vision)

eTeleQuote Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Guide on Helping Evaluate Options)

Exclusively Seniors.com (Home Health Care Solutions)

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)

Federal Trade Commission (healthcare products & services)

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

Funerals Consumer Alliance (Consumer's right to choose)

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)

Guide to Long Term Care Planning

HealingWell.com (Diseases, Disorders and Chronic Illness)

Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA)

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)

Hospice Helpline (National Hospice & Palliative Care)

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Institute for Successful Aging (Coaching, Training, Research)

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)

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

Lewy Body Dementia Association

Lewy Body Disease (one of many types of dementia)

Lighthouse Guild (Vision and Aging)

LivHome (Assisted living at home)

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

Long Term Care Insurance (Gelbwaks Insurance Services)

Long Term Care Insurance (National LTCi trade association)

Long Term Care Planning

Manor Care (Assisted, Skilled & Dementia Residence Options)

Match Nursing Homes (Nursing home guides and locator)

Mayo Clinic (Specialists answer your questions)

Meals on Wheels Foundation (Meals to homebound persons)

Medic Alert (Medical identification bracelets and necklaces)

Medical Care Corp. (Dementia care products for physicians)

Medicare (U.S. Government website)

Medicare (Your costs)

Medicare Rights Center (For consumers & professionals)

Medicare: Compare Hospitals

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)

Mesothelioma.net (Hope, Faith, Financial Help)

Mini Mental State Exam

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

National Adult Day Services Assoc. (Day Care Referrals)

National Adult Protective Services Association (Help in your area)

National Alliance for Caregiving (Education for caregivers)

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

National Association for Home Care (Referrals to local providers)

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

National Association of Geriatric Care Managers

National Association of Social Workers (Membership organization)

National Association of State Units on Aging

National Cancer Institute

National Caregiving Foundation (A World of Care)

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)

National Council on Aging (NCOA)

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Eye Institute

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)

National Fraud Information Center

National Guardianship Association (Education and training)

National Health Information Center (NHIC)

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NIH)

National Institute on Aging (Aging research)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

National Parkinson's Foundation (NPF)

National Respite Network and Resource Center

National Safety Council

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

National Shared Housing Resource Center

National Sleep Foundation

National Stroke Association (NSA)

Needy Meds (Medications/Patient assistance programs)

New Lifestyles (Area guide to senior residences and care options)

Next of Kin Education Project (Law Requiring Family Notifice)

Next Step In Care (Guides & Checklists for Caregivers)

Nursing Assistant Guides (Help to be CNA medical assistant)

Nursing Home Abuse Center (Free Attorney Consultations)

Nursing Home Abuse Center (Protecting Our Seniors)

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)

Oasis (Educational program for mature adults)

Obesity & Food Addiction Summit (Videos of many scientists)

On Lok Senior Health (Community based help for frail elders)

Online Nursing (Master of Science in Nursing)

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

Parkinson's Resource Organization

PBS: News Updates

Phillips LifeLine (Medical Alert Systems)

Portland Senior Care (Innovative Senior Living)
(503) 819-0308

Postit Science -- Memory Games & Brain Training

Preventing Alzheimer's (Early detection and dementia test)

Response Link (Medical Alert Personal Safety System)

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 Guide for Seniors/The Ultimate Internet (Safety Detectives)

Schizophrenia.com (Information, support & education)

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People

SelfGrowth (Online Self Improvement Encyclopedia.) See Elder Care

Senators (Locate and contact your senators)

Senior Advice (Find local resources, newsletter)

Senior Advisor (Assisted Living & Senior Care Reviews)

Senior Bridge (Nationwide Senior Resources)

Senior Care (Guiding Seniors and Their Loved Ones)

Senior Care Directory (Nationwide)

Senior Driving (AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety)

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

Senior Justice Law Firm (Experienced Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys)

Senior Living Communities (National, Comprehensive)

Senior Living Directory (Find Senior Living in Your Area)

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

Senior Service America (Training & Employment for Seniors)

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


Seniorly (Senior Housing Options)

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

Seniors Helping Seniors (in home care services)

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

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

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

Solitaired (Play solitaire for free!)

Southern California Senior Resources, Inc.

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)

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)

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

Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA)

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)

White House (Administration News)

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

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