Valuable Web Resources
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
Administration on Aging, www.aoa.gov,
all kinds of information on resources, including directory of state Area Agencies
Aging with Dignity,
www.agingwithdignity.org, a non-profit organization which produces a document,
called the 5 Wishes, to provide advance directives for medical care, which is
included in our book. Must be purchased through this organization.
Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org,
information and resources (support groups), can find local organizations throughout
American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging,
www.healthinaging.org, locator service
for physicians who are members
American Medical Association, www.ama-assn.org,
physician locator service, look under the specialty “Geriatrics”
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. You can also find links here to state-specific forms for advanced
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, www.cms.gov,
federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid
Eldercare Locator, www.eldercare.gov,
800-677-1116, will help you find local community resources in any area
of the country, including meals, home care, transportation, etc.
Estate Planning Source, www.TheEstatePlanningSource.com, is dedicated to providing attorneys, financial planners and anyone looking for information on Living Trusts or Estate Planning, the best information, resources and tools on the internet today. With 28 years under our belt we are confident our source of knowledge is incomparable.
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
Help for Depression (helpfordepression.com) provides a very comprehensive explanation of 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.
The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants is dedicated to educate, support, and advance the professionalism of the financial advisors who are helping the public to spend, save, invest, insure, and plan for the future. Providing financial professionals with effective support in practice management, marketing and client acquisition.
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. Their list of service providers contains information on senior housing, as well as home health nurses and aides and other home health services.
Medicare coverage, new drug programs, 800-772-1213
National Academy for Elder Law Attorneys, www.naela.org,
Attorney locator service by city, state, or zip code.
www.seniordecision.com, Their mission is to help as many people as possible
make decisions about home health, retirement living, assisted living, and nursing
SeniorHomes.com, www.seniorhomes.com, a free resource for finding local senior homes. They have comprehensive information on all nursing homes, assisted living, memory care and retirement communities, as well as articles on important senior housing topics to help you through your search.
www.seniorliving.org, Your Unbiased Guide To Senior Living And Retirement
Social Security Administration, 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.