This is your link to some of America's "best & brightest" elder care professionals who can help you plan for and deal with your family's issues of aging.
HomeHealthCareAgencies.com was created to give consumers a resource where they can research medicare certified home care agencies, private duty home care companies and hospice care services in their area, as well as learn about various state regulations and other home health care information.
Essential to the success and acceptability of any housing alternative is the need for older adults to maintain a sense of autonomy and independence, be actively engaged in decisions affecting themselves and their community and have the opportunity to build social networks that can ultimately support one another.
The long-term care system in the US was failing long before Covid-19. But now that this terrible disease has exposed the flaws in our system, we have an opportunity to fix them.
At least for now, though, our medical system does not financially support caring for dying people at home the same way it supports caring for them in a hospital, rehabilitation facility, or long-term care facility.
A new health insurance proposal addresses the oncoming crisis of baby boomers entering old age.
In Hawaii, senior citizens are kupuna. The Hawaiian word, used in roughly the same way as elder or grandparent, denotes reverence for experience and wisdom. Throughout history, Hawaiian culture has placed a high value on children and grandchildren caring for their kupuna, helping them age with dignity in their own homes and communities.
The United States, unlike many Western democracies, has never created a broad public program covering long-term care. Medicare pays for doctors, hospitals, drugs and short-term rehab after hospitalization — not for independent or assisted living.
Caregiving can be a rewarding experience, an opportunity to help a loved one in ways great and small. But it can also exact a physical, emotional and financial toll. Caring for an aging parent or loved one can be another full-time job. In fact, 43 percent of baby boomers have taken time off from work and 17 percent have reduced hours to help care for an aging parent.
My mother claimed he was getting too hard for her to handle on her own, though I never saw it. Whenever I visited them in Florida, he was always setting the table, doing the laundry. He seemed fine, despite the fact that he was 10 years into an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Time is short. We might as well laugh.
We believe passionately that AgingCare.com is your community. We're your partner in caregiving—and as such, you've made us the go-to destination for family caregivers. AgingCare.com is where caregivers discover that they are not alone, how to survive, and how to provide the care their loved one needs.
Provides families and health professionals with details of the care options available in the USA, as well as offering support, needs assessment, and product sales.
Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, we produce Today's Caregiver magazine, the first national magazine dedicated to caregivers, the "Sharing Wisdom Caregivers Conferences", and our web site, caregiver.com which includes topic specific newsletters, online discussion lists, back issue articles of Today's Caregiver magazine, chat rooms and an online store.
Caring.com was created to help you care for your aging parents and other loved ones. Our mission is to give you the information and other resources you need to make better decisions, save time, and feel more supported.
ElderCare Online is a beacon for people caring for aging loved ones. Whether you are caring for a spouse, parent, relative or neighbor, we are committed to providing an online community where supportive peers and professionals help you improve quality of life for yourself and your elder.
Information, services and support for caregivers and families of persons with chronic, disabling health conditions.
Extensive resource from HWN.
We’ve created When They Get Older to meet a very clear and growing need. We recognise that there are an increasing number of people, just like us, who are having to squeeze in time to support ageing and elderly parents as well as run their professional lives and their families. We want to help.
Founded in 2000, BETTERCARING is the longest-standing residential and nursing care home internet search site 100% focused on the needs of those looking for residential care and for those who are providing these services.
SeniorLiving.org began out the frustration of being a remote caregiver for a family member in need. After my father's first stroke and just before his discharge from the hospital, I needed to find care with in 24 hours. Searching dozens of websites, each listing only a few “paid” senior care options, was a hardship that I hope no care giver ever has to experience. After that, I decided that someone had to build a senior web site that puts seniors before profits.
Seniorresource.com (SR) provides a comprehensive source of housing information and services for seniors and their caregivers. The mission of SR is to provide education services to the senior population. SR will serve as a resource and advocate in areas of importance to the well-being of the senior community, with primary attention given to housing, health, recreational, cultural, and counseling.
Age UK aims to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research.
AHCA/NCAL's over 14,000-strong membership is a powerful advocacy force for the long term and post-acute care profession. We're dedicated to giving care providers the information they need to advocate both on Capitol Hill and in their statehouses.
ALTCP.org's mission is to raise awareness and promote self-education on the need to plan for long term care. With this knowledge, Americans will be able to properly prepare for the financial and emotional burden that long term care may place on their families. Moreover, with planning advice from experts, individuals can discover products and services suitable for their retirement planning needs.
I Advance Senior Care is the industry-leading source for practical, in-depth, business-building, and resident care information for owners, executives, administrators, and directors of nursing at assisted living communities, nursing homes, post-acute facilities, and continuing care retirement communities.
No one wants to think about needing aging services. But, the truth is, the best way to assure you receive the quality you deserve is to plan in advance. This section helps you understand how to find resources in your community and what insurance might cover.
National Care Association represents the interests of providers caring for elderly people, people with Dementia, people with learning disabilities, the physically handicapped, the mentally ill, children and domiciliary care agencies.
The Consumer Voice envisions a world in which all consumers of long-term care, services and supports are treated with respect and dignity and have a wide range of affordable, quality options across all settings. These options will make it possible for individuals to receive care and services in the location and manner of their choice and to attain a high quality of life.
The National Council on Aging is a nonprofit organization with a national network of more than 14,000 organizations and leaders. Our members include senior centers, area agencies on aging, adult day service centers, faith-based service organizations, senior housing facilities, employment services, consumer groups, and leaders from academia, business, and labor.