Resource Links

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

A non-profit association which assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families. - http://www.naela.org

 

National Center on Elder Abuse

The Source of Information and Assistance on Elder Abuse. NCEA exists to provide elder abuse information to professionals and the public; offer technical assistance and training to elder abuse agencies and related professionals; conduct short-term elder abuse research; and assist with elder abuse program and policy development. - http://www.ncea.aoa.gov

 

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Resource Center

The nursing home abuse and neglect resource center for the elderly and their families. - http://www.nursinghomealert.com

 

Administration on Aging

Site is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging. - http://www.aoa.gov

 

Alzheimer's Association

A national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease. - http://www.alz.org

 

National Association for Home Care

NAHC is the nation's largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, home care aide organizations, and medical equipment suppliers. From professional development to fighting for better regulation, from knowing all angles of federal and state regulations to providing the latest information affecting home care and hospice, NAHC stands ready to serve your needs, enabling you to better serve your patients. - www.nahc.org

 

LeadingAge (Formerly known as American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)

The members of LeadingAge help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home. - http://www.leadingage.org

 

American Association of Retired Persons

Founded in 1958, AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives. - http://www.aarp.org

 

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. - http://www.heart.org

 

American Society on Aging

Through renowned educational programming, outstanding publications and state-of-the-art information and training resources, ASA members tap into the knowledge and experience of the largest network of professionals in the field. - http://www.asaging.org

 

National Area Agencies on Aging

n4a's primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible. - http://www.n4a.org

 

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

A National network for Geriatric Care Managers, the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (GCM) was established in 1986 and continues to grow as the demand for services for the elderly increases. - http://www.caremanager.org

 

National Private Duty Association

The National Private Duty Association (NPDA) is a non-profit national voice for organizations that provide private duty home care services and an advocate for services which benefit the consumers for whom they care: seniors, children, persons with disabilities, those with chronic health conditions and anyone whose quality of life can be improved by having a care worker help in their home. - http://www.privatedutyhomecare.org

 

AgingCare

A community for caregivers, providing support and easy access to resources. - http://www.agingcare.com

 

Caregiver.com

Today's Caregiver Magazine web site. A leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. - http://www.caregiver.com

 

Caregiving

Information regarding caregiving for elderly. - http://www.caregiving.com

 

Eldercare Locator

Connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. - http://www.eldercare.gov

 

Family Caregiver Alliance

A public voice for caregivers, it is the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. - http://www.caregiver.org

 

Caregiver Action Network

Provides assistance, education, support and referrals for informal family caregivers, as well as promotes public awareness about the realities of caregiving. Supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one. CAN reaches across the boundaries of different diagnoses, different relationships and different life stages to address the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers. - http://www.caregiveraction.org

 

Aging Solutions

Whether you provide eldercare for aging parents in your home, or manage elder care from a distance, most of us don't know where to go for reliable answers – or even what questions to ask. This senior care resource can help you with a variety of of articles, comprehensive checklists, links to key resources, a support group – and more. - http://www.aging-parents-and-elder-care.com

 

Caring Connections

Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life, supported by a grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. - http://www.partnershipforcaring.org

 

Eldernet

Resources for the elderly. - http://www.eldernet.com

 

DrugDigest

Consumer health information about drugs, herbs, and supplements. - http://www.drugdigest.org

 

National Parkinson Foundation

An educational site on Parkinson's disease. - http://www.parkinson.org

 

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Quotes from our ClientsI don’t know how we would have gotten through this without you and your staff’s assistance. You probably already know this, but I feel compelled to give you a “report card” on the day staff:
Virginia: She’s an angel, and at the same time, a “whirling dervish” with a non-stop take charge energy level. I can’t say enough good things about her. She cares about her clients and their demise hurts her.
Lucy: Kind and caring. Good Activity level.
As you know, the night crew is on duty when we were generally sleeping, so we had less interaction. Monica is a good and caring person. (She called after Linda’s passing to give her condolences). So is Sue. With less demands, the night crew is different in operation. You guys have the right folks on the right shifts.
That’s what my daughter Keri and I thought. Thought you should know.
In closing, let me say that your service exceeded our expectations. I’ll definitely recommend your firm to anyone that I hear needs help.

- Thanks again, M.R.

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