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.
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The NAELA membership is comprised of attorneys in the private and public sectors who deal with legal issues affecting the elderly and disabled.
The National Parkinson Foundation’s mission is to help every person diagnosed with Parkinson's live their best possible life now. NPF has funded more than $189 million in care, research and support services to improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s.
Senior Helpers is honored to partner with dementia care expert Teepa Snow, a nationally renowned leader in the senior care industry with more than 30 years’ experience. Read more about Teepa here.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation is the largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson’s disease research in the world and is dedicated to providing educational resources, including those that help families and organizations learn how to care for individuals living with Parkinson’s disease.
Dispelling Myths About Home Care
Home 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.