Just Like A Daughter


SOME USEFUL LINKS



The list of resources for Seniors and their families in the area I serve is seemingly endless. I have selected some, at random, that I find may be helpful to families who visit my website. This list will be reviewed and added to frequently.

If time is a huge factor for you, please feel free to contact me for a brief run-down on use of a resource in your particular family situation.

  1. The Caregiver Initiative-Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company: www.strengthforcaring.com.
    This site gives an excellent overview of senior care-giving with specific service resources (national/local) for family caregiver use.
  2. Alzheimer Association: www.alz.org
    "How-to" guides available on making a home safer for a dementia patient. Sells ID bracelets for those who might wander.
  3. Medicare: www.benefitscheckup.org
    "go to" site to learn about and begin enrollment in all Medicare benefits, including prescription (MC-D) coverage.
  4. Inglis Case Management: www.inglis.org/community_caremanagement.jsp
    Provides case management services to those both over and under age 65, with or without physical disabilities, in the Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.
  5. National Association of Older Adults: www.ncoa.org
    Multiple resources available via this site, broken-down by state.
  6. National Association of Regional Councils: www.narc.org
    Find your county's "Triple A/AAA," public provider of services to those over age 60 at home, in facilities, and other residential settings. Your county's "AAA" offers both free and low-cost services, depending on eligibility.
  7. American Association for Homes and Services for the Aging: www.aahsa.org
    The Association represents 5,600 mission-driven, not-for-profit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and senior housing facilities, and community-service organizations.