Since writing our first post including RESOURCES for Caregiving, we have heard about additional Senior/Disability Resources. Therefore we will continue to add to the list of resources as a reference:
medicare.gov – www.medicare.gov Information on what a caregiver needs to know. Helps you navigate through the caring quagmire.
Caregiver Action Network for a list of resources. caregiveraction.org/resources/agencies-and-organizations.
Area Agency on Aging – n4a.org/aging services, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. A great resource for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers.
Eldercare Locator – eldercare.gov helps you find resources in your area.
Administration on Community Living – www.acl.gov Promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities.
National Council on Aging – www.ncoa.org The National Council on Aging partners with non-profit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy to people age 60 and up.
Magazines and websites that strive to provide caregiver solutions. Here are a few:
Today’s Caregiver magazine – www.caregiver.com
AARP – www.aarp.org/health/#caregiving
The Caregiver’s Voice – thecaregiversvoice.com/tcv-inspiration/fresh-perspectives-on-aging-video
Caregiver Solutions – www.canadacares.org/new-issue-of-caregiver-solutions-is-now-available
American Psychological Association – http://www.apa.org/pi/about/publications/caregivers/resources/key-websites.aspx
Local area service sources:
KindlyCare – www.kindlycare.com. A directory of service providers in the San Francisco Bay area. They combine the affordability of private care with the safety and convenience of the agency model.
Memory Care Facilities.net https://www.memorycarefacilities.net/ a free search tool and nationwide database of licensed memory care facilities