Links to Helpful Senior Care Resources
We have gathered trusted, informative resources both nationally and locally to help you find solutions to your senior home care needs.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. They are dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. They lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The AFA seeks to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.
The NAELA membership is comprised of attorneys in the private and public sectors who deal with legal issues affecting the elderly and disabled.
Professional Geriatric Care Managers (PGCMs) are health and human services specialists who help families care for older relatives, while encouraging as much independence as possible.
The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
Dispelling Myths About Home CareHome care. These two words may overwhelm families as they're considering viable options for their aging and/or ailing relative. Home Care allows a person with special needs to remain in their home, and may encompass a variety of roles such as personal care (i.e., bathing, washing your hair, getting dressed), homemaking (i.e., cleaning and yardwork), cooking or delivering meals, and health care such as having a home health aide come to your home. While it entails a variety of situations such as people getting older, people who are chronically ill, recovering from surgery or disabled, there are many myths about home care to become aware of as you consider the possibility.
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At Senior Helpers, we appreciate that every senior adult has a unique set of needs that must be addressed by his or her family and care provider.
To help you learn more about the wide spectrum of needs that could affect your senior loved one, Senior Helpers has created an interactive home care guide.
This guide will allow you to learn about the topics most of interest to you in the area of:
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