Resources for Caregivers

Our office continues to locate resources that relate to the issues adult children face while caring for aging parents. Here you'll find links to interviews, webinars, and conversations with Julie, as well as suggestions from fellow caregivers and newly located resources to help you in the caregiving journey.

New Resources for 2021

Thanks to the students at learninghaven.org and their teacher, Chloe, we recommend this resource of value to seniors: https://www.parentgiving.com/elder-care/50-safety-tips-for-seniors/


https://wordfinderx.com/blog/fun-activities-for-people-with-dementia/

https://www.medicalalertadvice.com/resources/sports-and-games-for-seniors-fun-and-exercise-in-one/


https://www.singlecare.com/blog/alzheimers-dementia-medication-management/


Another new tool with lots of links and great info: https://www.callersmart.com/guides/86/senior-citizens-resources-helping-protect-our-elderly-with-resources-on-money-housing-health-and-more

https://www.onlinedoctor.com/best-online-doctor-medical-services/

https://www.onlinedoctor.com/15-best-online-medical-apps-that-make-personal-health-easier/

https://www.detoxlocal.com/resources/elderly-drug-alcohol-addiction/

https://www.mymove.com/moving/guides/moving-tips-disability/

www.RehabSpot.com/treatment/paying-for-rehab/government-programs/Medicare-Rehab

https://requestlegalhelp.com/legal-and-financial-planning-for-alzheimers/

https://www.caring.com/caregivers/best-medical-alert-systems/

https://www.consumersafetyguide.com/

https://www.inhomecare.com/resource-guide/

https://policylab.us/resources/clinical-trial-guide-seniors-elderly/

https://www.ignitespot.com/financial-tips-for-seniors

http://email.siegemedia.com/1/l/c8205cbd087c4fdbaf676cf5127c8319?rl=h

AARP CAREGIVING http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/caregiving-tools/


HEALTH REMINDERS FOR CAREGIVERS AND FAMILIES

http://nursingassistantguides.com/2009/25-excellent-social-media-sites-for-your-health/

https://www.drugwatch.com/health/seniors/

https://www.moneygeek.com/seniors/resources/elder-financial-abuse-prevention-guide/

http://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse/


Fire safety at home for those with disabilities: https://www.homesecuritylist.com/fire-safety-disabilities/


TRAINING FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS

The National Caregiver Alliance offers practical training for families giving special care to loved ones. Visit their site: https://caregiver.org/practical-skills-training-family-caregivers


NURSING HOME and SPECIALIZED CARE FACTS


CHOOSING A CARE FACILITY

http://www.aging-parents-and-elder-care.com/Pages/Checklists/Nursing_Home.html


Assisted Living Today features articles on choosing the best care type: assisted, memory care, nursing home, care homes, and independent living. You'll also be able to link to services in your city. http://assistedlivingtoday.com


http://aplaceformom.com

https://www.senioradvice.com/

http://www.homehealthcareagencies.com/

http://www.adultdaycare.org/

http://www.medicare.gov/

http://www.longtermcare.gov/

http://www.skillednursingfacilities.org/

https://www.seniorplanning.org/long-term-care-medicaid-eligibility/

https://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/wecare/resources.html

http://nursinghomeabusesupport.com/

https://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com/

http://www.assistedlivingfacilities.org/

https://www.seniorguidance.org/


PBS Special on Caring for Caregivers

National Alliance for Caregiving

A Guide to Aging in Place

Daily living and support listing

The Sobering Cost of Long-Term Care: A Guide to Paying for Care

Suggested by readers from Different with Dignity Community Center: Business Ideas for People with Disabilities.

Sites on how sleep impacts aging: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-aging/ and https://www.sleephelp.org/senior-sleep-help/

Info on mobility devices: https://dealspotr.com/article/discounts-on-mobility-and-accessibility-products

https://www.redfin.com/blog/senior-tech-safety-tips

A host of guides including comparisons of senior living options: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/elder-care-planning/

FINANCES FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS

http://texaselderlawattorney.com/life-care-planning-questions/

https://www.moneysavingpro.com/blog/ultimate-guide-to-social

-security-disability-benefits/

http://www.disabilitydenials.com/guide-to-disability-claims/

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/taking-over-your-aging-parents-finances/