Other Resources

Aging Parents and Elder Care

Provides information on types of care for people caring for their elderly parents or spouses
www.aging-parents-and-elder-care.com/Pages/Elder_Care_First_Steps.html

Alzheimer's Association

Provides information and services to people with Alzheimer's, caregivers, researchers, physicians and health care professionals
www.alz.org

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center

Helps find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Provides an introduction to Alzheimer's Disease and caregiving, as well as connections to social workers and other Alzheimer's-related resources. Other AFA services include a toll-free hotline, educational and social services, care connections, professional development, advocacy and research grants.
www.alzfdn.org

American Health Care Association (AHCA)

As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans. Our members provide essential care to approximately one million individuals in 11,000 not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.
www.ahcancal.org

American Heart Association

Provides extensive resources for building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Resources include the latest clinical research, tips for weight management and a nutrition center to help all members of the family.
www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association

Provides research, education and advocacy for improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
www.lungusa.org

Caring.com

Provides information on medical, financial, nutritional and legal issues for people caring for their elderly parents.
www.caring.com

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Provides helpful tips, information and the latest regulations for Medicare and Medicaid.
www.cms.gov

International Council On Active Aging

Provides information to help achieve an active-aging lifestyle.
www.icaa.cc

LeadingAge (formerly AASHA)

LeadingAge is an association of 5,600 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. We advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.
www.leadingage.org

Long-Term Care Living

Sponsored by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), LongTermCareLiving.com provides consumers with needed information nursing homes, assisted living/residential care, and other types of long-term care.
www.longtermcareliving.com

Medicare Interactive

Explains the enrollment process for Medicare.
www.medicareinteractive.org/page2.php?topic=counselor&page=script&slide_id=1596

Medicare.gov

U.S. Government site for Medicare
www.medicare.gov

Senior Homes

Discusses assisted living, memory care, independent living, nursing homes and care homes and offers a host of articles and resources under each topic.
www.seniorhomes.com

USA.gov Senior Citizens' Resources

Provides listing of multiple links to help seniors and their caregivers
www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml

WebMD

Provides access to credible senior living resources for health and wellness news, symptom checkers and helpful tips.
www.webmd.com