The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) funds research seeking cures for Alzheimer's disease, age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma, and provides the public with information about risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments and coping strategies.
From The New York Times: "Caring for the Elderly", online resources for elders, their families, and caregivers. Includes government sites, housing, caregiving, legal information, advocacy, and more!
Information about in-home and outside-facility care costs and how to plan for both. Has a search engine that can help you identify local homecare, assisted living, and nursing home facilities.
http://www.healthinaging.org/public_education/physician_referral.php American Geriatrics Society Physician Referral Service.
An online support group for caregivers with ample resources, weekly newsletter, and personal writings. Includes useful links with information for each stage of caregiving.
Information for family and friends providing long-term care at home of those with debilitating brain/cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's, stroke and traumatic injury.
The Administration on Aging's National Family Caregiver Support Program "Resource Room", for support, assistance and services to caregivers.
Provides practical information to empower caregivers of those with Alzheimer's to manage the disease confidently, effectively, and economically.
The Alzheimer Association's website.
Covers caregiver issues such as legal planning, understanding challenging behaviors, home safety, and others.
New! Receive cash back on products used by caregivers that are not typically covered by insurance or Medicare.
New! http://www.eldercare.gov "Eldercare Locator" to link with community resource agencies throughout the USA.