Information Resources For Seniors And Their Families

Senior Care Information

AARP
National association for individuals over 50 years of age.

Caregiver Magazine
Today’s Caregiver magazine for, about, and by caregivers.

Caregiving Humor
Caring.com’s humor page.

CaregivingCafe.com
Provide a directory of useful links, contacts, resources & information about all aspects of caregiving in order to more efficiently & effectively provide care to loved ones or to oneself when care is needed.

Careplans.com
Online resource for nursing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The site includes tools, web applications, articles, links, and libraries to assist both caregivers and students in the careplanning process.

Caring Today
Caring Today website dedicated to helping people be caregivers for others. Information on finding support resources and reducing caregiver stress.

Caring.com
Resources for senior care, caregiving at home, caregiver wellness, and more.

Health & Wellness for Port Ludlow
The purpose of the Port Ludlow Health & Wellness Committee is to assist residents in accessing relevant information that supports their personal health care choices.

Medicare resource for caregivers
Resources for caretakers of those with Medicare. Caregiver stories, a newsletter, and further resources.

Senior Pages
Where Seniors and their families find Senior businesses in the Pacific Northwest.

The American BoomeR
Resources and information for America’s Baby BoomeR population to live more fulfilling lives and home of Today’s BoomeR Digital Magazine

Veterans’ Affairs Caregiver Support
VA Caregiver Support resources provided by the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

Health and Medical

Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s Association provides information on Alzheimer’s and dementia, as well as resources for those caring for those with these illnesses.

American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society’s website and information hub.

American Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association website includes basics on diabetes, living with diabetes, food, fitness and specific care issues associated with the illness.

Arthritis Foundation
Arthritis Foundation website includes information on all the different types of arthritis, research, and resources for living with arthritis.

Cancer Support Community
Cancer Support Community, formerly called The Wellness Community, dedicated to helping people in the Los Angeles area not have to face cancer alone. Free support groups, classes, workshops, social activities, and individual counseling.

Elder Rage, or Take My Father… Please! How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents, by Jacqueline Marcell
A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection by Jacqueline Marcell, Eldercare/Alzheimer’s Advocate, Author, Speaker, Consultant

National Institute on Aging
National Institute on Aging gives information on clinical trials that one may participate in, as well as aging research.

National Parkinson’s Foundation
National Parkinson’s Foundation website includes information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, as well as a site that shares stories of those living with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.

NIH Senior Health
NIHSeniorHealth’s website is a website for senior adults, compiled by the National Institute on Aging, and the National Library of Medicine, which are both part of the National Institute of Health. They have a wide range of information and health topics

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation: Includes sections on understanding and living with Parkinson’s disease, and a section for Parkinson’s caregivers.

The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN)
The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN) is dedicated to providing up-to-date information and resources for rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Paying for care

BenefitsCheckUp
BenefitsCheckUp is a free service of the National Council on Aging that aims to help seniors find programs to help pay for many of the medications and other health and basic services they need.

Medicare
The official site for the Medicare program.

National Reverse Mortgage Lender’s Association
Guide to reverse mortgages from the National Reverse Mortgage Lender’s Association. This has a search tool by area, with links to area lenders.

Reverse Mortgages Guide
Nonprofit guide to reverse mortgages for consumers.

Veteran’s Affairs Health Benefits
United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs Health Benefits page.

Veterans Health Administration
United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs Veterans Health Administration webpage. Links to health benefits (see below for direct link,) conditions and treatments, locations and special population groups.

Veterans Affairs

Veteran’s Affairs Health Benefits
United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs Health Benefits page.

Veterans Health Administration
United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs Veterans Health Administration webpage. Links to health benefits (see below for direct link,) conditions and treatments, locations and special population groups.

Veterans’ Affairs Caregiver Support
VA Caregiver Support resources provided by the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

Aging in Place Information

Homemods.org: University of Southern California program
Homemods.org: University of Southern California program designed to promote safe and appropriate home modifications that allow aging seniors to stay in their homes & reduce accidents.

Emotional Support

Grief Healing
A web site to meet the needs of those who are mourning the loss of their loved ones, whether human or animal.

Resources For Seniors