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Helpful Links

AARP, www.aarp.org, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial to them and society as a whole

Active Minds, www.activeminds.com, expands the lives and minds of seniors and adults by providing them with lifelong educational programs

Administration on Aging, www.aoa.gov, all kinds of information on resources, including directory of state Area Agencies on Aging

Aging with Dignity, www.agingwithdignity.org, a non-profit organization which produces a document that offers guidance regarding specific advance directives for medical care

Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org, information and resources (support groups) plus helps you to find local organizations throughout the US

American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org/treatment/inde, information plus help in finding support & treatment

American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging, www.healthinaging.org, locator service for member physicians

American Medical Association, www.ama-assn.org, physician locator service by specialty

American Society on Aging (ASA) Public Webinars, www.asaging.org/web-seminars.

Caregiver Village, www.caregivervillage.com, at Caregiver Village, members connect with friends, participate in book clubs with celebrity authors, journal, play mystery games, solve puzzles, and learn valuable information about caregiving.

Caring Information, www.caringinfo.org, 800-658-8898 for information and resources related to caregiving and end-of-life planning plus links to state-specific forms for advanced directives.

Caring From a Distance  http://www.cfad.org, a nonprofit organization providing resources for long-distance caregivers.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, www.cms.gov, federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid.

Eldercare Locator, www.eldercare.gov,  helps to find local community resources including meals, home care, transportation, etc.

Estate Planning Source, www.TheEstatePlanningSource.com, offers specific information on Living Trusts  and Estate Planning

Family Caregiver Certification and Education, www.certifiedcare.org, offers education, testing and certification for family, personal care and home health aids.

Help for Depression www.helpfordepression.com explains the various approaches and treatments for depression as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.

Help Your Doctor Know You, www.helpyourdoctorknowyou.com, Free Help Your Doctor Know You worksheets designed to help patients share one condensed and easily digestible page of non-medical, voluntary personal information with busy healthcare providers.

Living Senior, www.livingsenior.com, LivingSenior contains listings and information on assisted living facilities, retirement homes, nursing homes, and other senior health and service providers.

Medicare, www.medicare.gov, Medicare coverage, new drug programs,

National Academy for Elder Law Attorneys, www.naela.org, Attorney locator service by city, state, or zip code.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization http://www.nhpco.org/learn-about-end-life-care provides free, easy-to-understand resources on a variety of end of life issues.

SeniorHomes.com, www.seniorhomes.com, a free resource for finding local senior housing options plus articles on important senior housing topics.

Senior Living.org, www.seniorliving.org, , helpful guide to Senior Living and Retirement options

Social Security Administration, www.socialsecurity.gov, www.socialsecurity.gov.

Transition Aging Parents, www.transitionagingparents.com, providing insight and information to adult children of aging parents so they may thrive and find joy in every stage of life

Veterans Administration, www.va.gov, information on benefits and resources.

Health Conditions and Organizations

Government and Social Services

Healthcare Resources

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