Benefits Checkup NCOA - AoA The National Council on Aging (Administration on Aging) provides a beautiful website that helps elders (55 and over) connect with programs that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services. This is an excellent resourceall American citizens over 55 should take advantage of.
CareScout Robert N. Bua Bookmark this website if you help care for a senior! CareScout provides public access to their carefully crafted searchable databases of over 77,000 providers of services and housing options for elder care needs (including Nursing Homes, Hospice, Assisted Living and Home Health services). CareScout has also developed the CareScout Network, enabling private pay individuals to receive discounts of the cost of care.
Eldercare Referral Service ERS Eldercare Referral Service is a free service which helps people locate suitable senior housing (assisted living, board and care, Alzheimer's, retirement hotels and other long term care options) in the Southern California area. Urgent people can conntact (800) 662-1998 to speak to a knowledgeable counselor.
This site is designed to help people who are affected by Dementia. They can find out more about available treatments, resources, and practical information about management strategies. Read through a glossary of terms and frequently asked questions from caregivers and patients and learn more about working with doctors to create a better quality of life for people living with dementia. The site offers a free 60-day trial membership and then monthly, quarterly or annual memberships after that. In addition to the information above, setting up an account allows users to:
set up a symptomSymptom In medicine a symptom is what the patient complains of. For example, a a patient may have symptoms of pain and fatigue. profile for the person being caring for
start tracking symptoms every two weeks, and see the reports that can be printed off at any time
explore the Symptom Library to learn about ways to manage day-to-day situations