Senior Helpers is committed to connecting seniors with organizations in the community that offer resources and support to help them continue to age successfully in the comfort of their own home- whereever that may be. We are proud to work with and support a number of great non-profit organizations across the United States.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Senior Helpers is proud to support the Alzheimer's Foundation's Educating America Tour. This event provides information regarding Alzheimer's disease, brain health and dementia caregiving. Participants have the opportunity to interact with Senior Helpers and other Alzheimer's experts within the community, ask questions, network and receive free memory screenings. The AFA is your gateway to local and national support, providing families with the necessary resources to understand and cope with Alzheimer's and other dementias, and explore options for supportive services, including:
Trained dementia care educators
Information about dementia, caregiving and successful aging
Local resources and referrals
Dementia-related community events
Contact with AFA’s licensed social workers
Access to AFA’s national initiatives, programs and services
Second Wind Dreams® is an international nonprofit organization changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and educational programs that help caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges facing those with dementia. Second Wind Dreams® has made thousands of dreams come true for seniors living in the United States, Canada, India, Israel and other countries around the world. Its innovative educational programs, known as the Virtual Dementia Tour®, is a scientifically proven method of training designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with dementia through the use of patented sensory tools and instruction.
By implementing the Virtual Dementia Tour companywide, Senior Helpers has further demonstrated its commitment to those it serves. As we implement the Virtual Dementia Tour® in select markets, please contact us by clicking here to learn more about scheduling a Tour in your area or fulfilling an elder’s dream.
MSEP is part of the Department of Defense's broader Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) initiative, which seeks to strengthen the education and career opportunities of military spouses by providing career exploration opportunities to help them understand their skills, interests, and goals; education and training to help them identify academic, licensing, or credentialing requirements that can help them reach their career goals; employment readiness assistance to optimize their self-marketing skills; and employment connections that help them find and maintain a rewarding career.
Through the national employment and career partnership program, Senior Helpers joins more than 390 partner employers across the country who are committed to helping connect military spouses with portable careers. To learn more, click here.
Rock Steady Boxing
Rock Steady Boxing (RSB), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2006, provides people with Parkinson's disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact, boxing inspired fitness curriculum. Non-contact boxing inspired classes can reverse, reduce and even delay the symptoms of PD. RSB has created classes to meet the fitness levels at all stages of Parkinson’s – from the newly diagnosed to those who have been living with it for decades plus. These classes have proven that anyone, at any level of Parkinson’s, can actually lessen their symptoms and lead a healthier and happier life. Senior Helpers is proud to support Rock Steady Boxing- before and after the bell.
To find a Rock Steady Boxing class near you, or to learn more about this great organization,click here.
The Parkinson's Foundation
The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. Senior Helpers was proud to work with experts from the Parkinson's Foundation Centers of Excellence network in the creation of our comprehensive Parkinson's Care training program for our caregivers. They provide invaluable resources for caregivers and people living with Parkinson’s in communities across the country and online. Their website includes a PD Library featuring an extensive collection of books, fact sheets, videos, podcasts and more. To find a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence or local chapter with access to services, support groups, educational programs and more, please visit www.parkinson.org. Their helpline is available from 9am to 8pm ET at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636).
Aging Life Care
Aging Life Care™, also known as geriatric care management, is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through: