- Senior Care Products. Alzheimer’s parentgiving.com
- The Three Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Seven Clinical Stages of Alzhheimers
- Understanding the Dementia Experience
- Coach Broyle’s Playbook for Alz Caregivers
(free download or free video or you can buy hard copy) , Pacing , Late Afternoon Behavior , Refusing Care , Using the Bathroom , Home Safety , Dressing , Wandering , Communication , In the Car , Eating , Survival Tips
- New York State Office for the Aging
Health Care, Patients’ rights for Medicare & Medicaid participants, New York State Partnership for Long Term Care, Medicaid, Medicare, Legal Assistance,Financial Assistance, Local Support Services. Alzheimer’s Elder Caregiver Support,Housing Information, Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs)
- Aging Services Access Points, known in the elder network as ASAPs
ASAPs provide the following direct services: Information and Referral; interdisciplinary case management: intake, assessment, development and implementation of service plans; monitoring of service plans; and reassessment of needs; and Protective Services: investigations of abuse and neglect of elders.
- Alzheimer behaviors.pdf
behaviors How to respond when dementia causes unpredictable behaviors
- Medical is a one-stop, full service on-line medical supply
- ActiveForever Assistive Devices
, Bath Safety , Diet and Nutrition , Exercise Equipment , Gift Ideas , Independent Living , Medical Supplies , Mobility Aids
- SNAP for Seniors | Senior Housing, Assisted Living, Nursing Homes
- Mass. Division Of Medical Assistance
- medical and social service delivery system
Medicare program offers limited access to two unique programs for certain beneficiaries who need a comprehensive medical and social service delivery system.
- Big Tree Murphy’s – Finding the humanity
For families facing the ethical, emotional and physical care issues of Alzheimer’s Disease.
- Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
AFA membership is open to any organization dedicated to aiding individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and their caregivers and families. They welcome entities of any size budget and staff, nonprofit
- Aricept’s resources. Learn About Alzheimer’s Disease
The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only
- The Alzheimers Store
dedicated to providing unique products and information for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. Every product in the store has been carefully selected to make living with Alzheimer’s disease as easy as possible.
- Alzheimer Caregiver discussions
The Alzheimerâ€™s Association message boards and chat rooms are your online communication forum. Share your thoughts and experiences, query your colleagues and make new friends.
- MASS-ALFA -Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities
- The Medical Supply Depot.com
- Salmon Family of Services
Senior Living and Healthcare Options Across the Full Continuum of Care
- Heritage ALF Framingham
Heritage at Framingham, together with Mary Ann Morse Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center form a local non-profit which is called Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Corp.
Heritage provides assisted living settings for two types of residents. One setting is for residents who need traditional assisted living. Another setting is specifically designed for residents needing memory care as a result of Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia.
- Common Problems in early alzheimer’s disease
a description of some common difficulties experienced by people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Not all patients experience all of these problems. The coping strategies offered here are drawn from practical experience of early stage patients and their families.
- RUNmyERRAND: Post your errands and get help.
- National Care Planning Council
The articles will help you learn about long term care planning and the providers and services
- The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
building a bridge between the research and practice of Geriatrics and the Public, and to advocate on behalf of older adults and their special health care needs.
- California Resource Centers org
Specialized Information, Support Groups, Family Consultations,Care Planning, Legal & Financial Consultation, Respite Care, Education, Counseling
- Caregiver.com; Resources
Sharing Wisdom: Caregivers Ideas ,Careverse ,Caregiver Interviews,Caregiver Carenotes ,Caregiving Articles ,Caregiver Support Groups ,Caregiver Recipes ,Caregiver BookClub ,Caregiver Stories
- MedicAlert + Safe Return
MedicAlertÂ® + Alzheimerâ€™s Association Safe ReturnÂ® is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimerâ€™s or a related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency. We provide 24-hour, nationwide assistance, no matter when or where the person is reported missing.
- White Refrigerator Lock
Each kit contains two “peel and stick” door anchors 2″x3″, with riveted Stainless Steel cables and a 30mm brass padlock. Secures One Door. Several padlock options available.
- Southern California Caregiver Resource Center
(SCRC) has been providing services to caregivers in San Diego and Imperial County since 1987. A private, independent non-profit agency and most services are free of charge.
- Alzherimer and Dementia Podcast Interview
Leaders in Elder Care â€“ Dr. Richard Taylor on Alzheimerâ€™s- The Farthest Thing From the Long Goodbye
- Well Spouse Association
-mission remains to provide emotional peer-to-peer support to the wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.
- Alzheimer’s Reading Room: Exercise for Cognition
- FCA: Family Caregiver Alliance Home
FCA has developed a wide array of services and publications based on caregiver needs and offers programs at local, state, and national levels.
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- ALZ MASS listing Support Groups for People with Alzheimers
These groups are especially for people with a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or who are in the early stages of Alzheimerâ€™s disease or a related dementia together with their carepartner or a family member.
- Thoughts from the Roller Coaster Blog
Thoughts, feelings and ideas on this long, slow journey into the Alzheimer’s Twilight Zone.
- ElderCare Discussions
Completely updated and revamped technology. News & Research, Day-to-Day Caregiving, Spousal Care,
CJE SeniorLifeâ€™s geriatric care managers, with advanced degrees in social work and training in gerontology help older people who are alone or living far away from caring family members
- nia.nih.gov Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral
site will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer’s disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
- National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
all members in the care manager category must hold at least one of four approved certifications. The approved certifications include Care Manager Certified (CMC), Certified Case Manager (CCM), Certified Advanced Social Work Case Manager (C-ASWCM), and Certified Social Work Case Manager (C-SWCM). All current and renewing Care Manager members must hold one of these certifications as of January 1, 2010.
- Google Maps gains tracking feature
uses wireless networks, the global positioning system, and mobile-phone towers to pinpoint users.
- Family Caregiving 101
Web site. If you’re caring for a loved one who is ill or disabled, this site was created for you. It’s a great place to find assistance, answers, new ideas and helpful advice
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- the alzheimer spouse – the alzheimers vanilla forum
The Alzheimer Spouse website was set up because there were no resources for the unique issues faced by spouses of Alzheimer patients. If you are caring for a relative other than a spouse, please visit the http://www.alz.org message boards
- Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
focus includes supporting individuals and caregivers coping with chronic illness and disability across the lifespan as well as limitations due to aging.
- bigtreemurphy.com/Using Usual Things.htm
by using a little creativity and ingenuity, I was able to take common items and make them do uncommon things.
- National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care
Long-term care is a variety of services and supports to meet health or personal care needs over an extended period of time. Most long-term care is non-skilled personal care assistance, such as help performing everyday Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), which are: Bathing, , Dressing, , Using the toilet, , Transferring (to or from bed or chair), , Caring for incontinence, Eating
- Caregiving Basics Â» Tip Cards
The Family Caregiver Do’s and Don’ts , Communicating with the Language-Impaired , Reduce Anxiety and Agitation , Wandering Behaviors , How to Handle Packing and Hiding Behaviors , Ideas to Make Meal Time Easier , Ideas to Make Dressing Easier , What to do About Urinary Incontinence , Resistance to Bathing , Communicating with the Doctor
It’s Just Poop People!
- Alzheimer;s Massachusetts/New Hampshire Home Page
When Alzheimer’s touches your life, we are here for you.
- Buck And Buck, Mail order clothing for cargeiver’s clients, NH etc.,
Shop by Need , Adaptive Clothing , Alzheimer’s , Incontinence, Wheelchair Clothes , Wheelchair Accessories Easy Dressing VELCRO? Brand Fastener Clothes
- Pleasantries Adult Day Services – Marlborough Mass.
a warm home environment where everyone is welcome and where guests, families, and care partners are treated respectfully, including recognition of individual, cultural, and religious preferences.
- Benefits Programs for seniors – NCOA’s Online
Find and enroll in federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs.
- Medicaide etc information from elder law answers
- Harvard.edu: Health Information | Medical Information from Harvard
Get the information and expert advice you need on these age-related health issues
- Aricept about, Alzheimer’s Disease
The sole purpose of the information below is to illustrate the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. It is not intended to depict information about ARICEPT
- Medicare Interactive Organization
The Medicare Rights Center (MRC) is a national not-for-profit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older Americans and Americans with disabilities through counseling, educational programs and public policy initiatives
- Member of the Family network U.S. Nursing Home Information resources
MemberoftheFamily.net provides information about 16,000 Medicare/Medicaid-certified nursing homes in the United States
- AMA – American Medical Association website
an essential part of the professional life of every physician.
- University of Maryland School of Medicine Videos
# Elder Care DVDs
- Eligibility for the Home Care Program
Age: 60 years or older or under 60 with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and in need of respite services
- Caring From a Distance website
Caring from a Distance is an independent, non-profit organization. We take no referral fees from service providers.
- The U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA)
The mission of AoA is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.
- NIH Senior Health website
website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
- Caring for Your Aging Parents – AgingCare.com
Find the answers you need to help deal with the stress of aging parents and elder care (senior care).
- Medicare.gov -MyMedicare.gov Login
Medicare’s free, secure online service for accessing personalized information regarding your Medicare benefits and services.
- National Center on Senior Transportation: website
mission is to increase transportation options for older adults and enhance their ability to live more independently within their communities throughout the United States.
- Alzheimer’s ORG respite care guide pdf
Everyone needs a break. If you are a caregiver, you may need a break from caregiving tasks. If you have
dementia, you may want a break from the daily routine and have the opportunity to meet others who share some of the same challenges. Respite care can help, by providing a new environment or time to relax. It can
be for a few hours or several days or weeks depending on your particular needs and interests.
Our specialized dementia unit offers individualized nursing care for those with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and related disorders