RESOURCES

Helpful links:

– Caring for Your Parents
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/caringforyourparents/index.html

– The California Association for Health Services at Home
http://www.cahsah.org

– National Private Duty Association
http://www.privatedutyhomecare.org

– National Family Caregivers Association
http://www.nfcacares.org

– National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
http://www.naela.org

– Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits
http://www.caregiver.va.gov

– National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
http://www.longtermcare.gov

– Care Conversations website
www.careconversations.org/

– The American Association of Housing and Services
http://www.aasha.org/choice

– U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
http://www.healthcare.gov/

– Department of Health and Human Services Eldercare Locator
http://www.eldercare.gov/

– Homecare’s Elder Care Guidance
http://www.homecare.com/

– Family Caregiver Support Program
http://www.homecare.com/family-caregiver-support-program

– National Association for Home Care and Hospice
http://www.nahc.org/

– Community Health and Accreditation Program
http://www.chapinc.org/

– U.S. National Library of Medicine/ PubMed Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/

– National Stroke Association
http://www.stroke.org

– Alzheimer’s Association
http://www.alz.org/

– Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
www.alzfdn.org

– Dementia
http://www.dementia.org/

– National Parkinson Foundation
http://www.parkinson.org/

– The Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org/

- American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

– Go Red for Women by AHA
http://www.goredforwomen.org/

– American Diabetes Organziation
http://www.diabetes.org

– American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/

– Hospice Foundation of America
http://www.hospicefoundation.org

– National Institute on Aging
Alzheimer’s Information
1 800 438 4380
www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/AlzheimersInformation/GeneralInfo

– Alzheimer’s Association
24 hour help hotline
1-800-272-3900
www.alz.org/index.asp

– Medicare Information
www.medicare.gov

– Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
www.cms.hhs.gov/home/medicaid.asp

– American Association of Retired Persons
(888) 687-2277
www.aarp.org

– American Society on Aging
Aging-related education: (800) 537-9728
www.asaging.org

– MedicalAlert and Safe Return Program
1888-572-8566
www.alz.org/we_can_help_medicalert_safereturn.asp

– Family Caregiver Alliance
Information on long-term caregiving
(800) 445-8106
www.caregiver.org

– National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)
(520) 881-8008
www.caremanager.org

– Social Security (Medicare/SSI)
(800) 772-1213
www.ssa.gov

– Lifeline – the trusted medical alert service provider
www.lifelinesys.com/info