Web Links

New!  http://www.ahaf.org/alzheimers/
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.

http://www.nytimes.com/ref/health/noa_resources.html  
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!

http://www.careguide.com
415-474-1278
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. 

http://www.caregiving.com/
An online support group for caregivers with ample resources, weekly newsletter, and personal writings. Includes useful links with information for each stage of caregiving.

http://www.caregiver.org/
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.

http://www.aoa.gov/prof/aoaprog/caregiver/caregiver.aspx
The Administration on Aging's National Family Caregiver Support Program "Resource Room", for support, assistance and services to caregivers. 

http://www.alzheimers.org
Provides practical information to empower caregivers of those with Alzheimer's to manage the disease confidently, effectively, and economically.

http://www.alz.org
The Alzheimer Association's website.
Covers caregiver issues such as legal planning, understanding challenging behaviors, home safety, and others.

 

 

http://www.caregiversmarketplace.com/FrameSetup.asp

 

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.