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Resources for Older Adults

Listed below are links to many helpful organizations and resources for seniors, their families and caregivers. These listings are for informational purposes only and do not represent an endorsement by Home Care Assistance.

If you would like more information about our different care offerings, see our Care Services page.

The Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected. Learn More »

The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center

The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center Web site will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer’s disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Learn More »

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America strives to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life. Learn More »

American Cancer Society

This nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization provides extensive information on preventing cancer and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Learn More »

American Heart Association’s Delicious Decisions

This AHA Web site provides a healthy selection of nutrition tips, menu suggestions, heart-wise supermarket shopping tips and even advice on healthier dining out. Learn More »

Caring From a Distance (CFAD)

This nonprofit organization offers assistance, resources and support for men and women providing long distance care. Learn More »

Elder Law Firms.com

Elder Law Firms.com is an exclusive legal website dedicated to educating the public on Elder Law and guiding the public to legal representation in your area. They also provide news articles from around the nation and an informative resource center geared toward anyone looking for in-depth information on Elder Law. Learn More »

FDA Information for Seniors

The FDA has numerous articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues, including arthritis, cancer, health fraud, and nutrition. Learn More »

The Geriatric Mental Health Foundation

The GMHF raises awareness of psychiatric and mental health disorders affecting the elderly and helps to promote healthy aging strategies. This Web site provides mental health information for older adults and their families, including assistance in finding a geriatric psychiatrist. Learn More »

Help Guide

Helpguide provides over 170 non-commercial articles on the topics of Mental Health, Healthy Lifestyles, Families & Relationships and Seniors & Aging. Learn More »

National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) conducts and supports research and training and disseminates health information regarding the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and their families. Learn More »

NIH Senior Health

The National Institute of Health’s Senior Health Web site provides an easy-to-navigate menu of articles about aging and health-related topics for seniors and their families. Learn More »

Western Region Geriatric Care Management

Professional Geriatric Care Managers (PGCMs) can guide families through professional consultation/counseling, prioritizing needs, developing customized care plans, setting up services and referral to resources and making sure the plan is instituted and followed so as to have positive outcomes. Learn More »

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

The National Association of Professional Geriatric Case Managers acts as a guide and advocate — identifying problems and offering solutions, from assessment of an aging parent’s needs to addressing the life change of a family affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s or other symptoms of dementia. Learn More »

Parentgiving

This is a complete online resource for getting smart about caring for your aging parents, with hundreds of articles, experts on demand and a store with over 3200 of the most often needed home care products and medical supplies. Learn More »

The Village to Village Network

The national organization of village organizations designed to rally the community around helping seniors in local communities who choose to age in place, or live in the own homes. Learn More »