Resources to help with aging issues

Here are links to various resources to help you with aging issues … your own … or your parents.

This topic is so important that I have a permanent link to this blog on my website’s Current Client Resources page.

U.S. Government’s Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging Elder & Families information.

Care Scout – help connect families to local information on long term care resources and services.

Adult Day Care – locator service and how to decide if this is an option. National Adult Day Services Association – use the locator to find local services and other helpful info for consumers.

Home Health Care Agencies – locator service and how to decide if this is an option.

Assisted Living Facilities – locator and how to decide if this is an option.

Skilled Nursing Facilities – locator and how to decide if this is an option.

Note that when I come across new material, I post it in the comments below.

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13 Responses to Resources to help with aging issues

  1. Larry Frank, Sr. August 10, 2012 at 9:50 am #

    National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers – Professionals who can guide you through a plan of care management.

    Elder care locator:

    Alzheimer’s Association:

  2. Larry Frank, Sr. January 31, 2013 at 8:02 am #

    Here’s another resource website to hlep find assistance and care for you or a parent:

  3. Larry Frank, Sr. January 18, 2014 at 9:57 am #

    Note and link to self for a helpful resource and definition for difference between care manager and care coordinator

  4. Larry Frank, Sr. August 15, 2014 at 1:02 pm #

    How to Hire and Adult Caregiver

    Related to the concept of a caregiver – implies staying at home – another blog post on aging in place (at their own home):

  5. Larry Frank, Sr. January 23, 2016 at 10:10 am #

    Comments for this post also has a resources list:

  6. Larry Frank, Sr. January 24, 2016 at 3:29 pm #

    Things change all the time and online information isn’t any different. Here’s a website that rates the usefulness of online doctor, hospital, and nursing home report cards

  7. Larry Frank, Sr. January 24, 2016 at 4:11 pm #

    Locate an ombudsman (definition: for help resolving problems you may encounter with care, etc

  8. Larry Frank, Sr. February 25, 2016 at 8:26 am #

    National Council on Aging

  9. Larry Frank, Sr. April 22, 2020 at 11:19 am #

    Up to now, the above didn’t really address continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, or life plan communities).

    The site has resources, many free, you may use to research and educate yourself.

    This site has a blog with a lot of interesting info that may give you insights into what kind of questions to ask about places you may be interested in

    For example, I typed in “how to choose” in the search box and it came up with these posts:

  10. Larry Frank, Sr. July 14, 2020 at 10:33 am #

    Other resources that you may find helpful:

    Roseville CA specific:

    California specific (with other States through pull down bar on home page):

    Who operates the site

    How they’re paid (free to you, paid by others)

  11. Larry Frank, Sr. December 21, 2020 at 6:21 am #

    Helpful resources on these various areas:

    Assisted Living Facilities | Senior Housing | Nursing Homes | Memory Care | Other Senior Living Options

  12. Larry Frank, Sr. January 5, 2022 at 8:47 am #

    One of the things many people forget about when evaluating senior housing options relates to abuse. Here’s a great article on what signs to look for even before having your loved one move in there (look for the signs in those already there)

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