Resources for Seniors

 

Family Matters In-Home Care is happy to provide the following links to other sites that you may find useful:

FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR VETERANS AND THEIR SPOUSES

Information on VA Aid & Attendance program, click HERE

For MORE INFORMATION click HERE

For ELIGIBILITY click HERE

To REGISTER please contact your VA Social Worker HERE

 

The Senior’s Choice

If you or someone you know needs in-home care outside of McDonough, Henry County, Butts County, Locust Grove, Jackson or Jackson Lake, we are pleased to recommend our colleagues in your area. As fellow members of The Senior’s Choice, the nation’s largest network of independent private duty companies, we represent the highest level of senior care available for your loved ones. To find a member of The Senior’s Choice in your area, simple visit their website by clicking on the above link.

Stroke Information & Resource Guide

Great information HERE

Elder_Abuse_Infographic

Information on how to prevent, report and stop elderly abuse.

For consumer problems

Problems such as debt issues, identity theft, and contract problems call:
The Consumer Law Project for Elders
1-800-296-1467

For other elder law

problems such as nursing home issues, home care, and living wills.

Bright Focus Foundation

Bright Focus Foundation is one of America’s leading supporters of scientific and medical investigations into Alzheimer’s disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration, heart disease, and stroke.

AARP

American Association of Retired Persons provides resources and advice on finances, travel, health, and technology.

Mesothelioma

Did you know that doctors diagnose an estimated 3,000 cases of mesothelioma annually in the U.S.? The majority of those are traced to job-related exposures to asbestos. Free Mesothelioma guide available here.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

N4A’s primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

The Alzheimer’s Association

The leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer research. The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

American Bar Association-Commission on Law and Aging Elder law resources in your area
Administration for Community Living Information for older persons, their families, and those concerned about enriching the lives of the elderly and supporting their independence.
Healthy Aging for Older Adults Helpful information on a wide range of health issues faced by older adults.

American Society on Aging Advocates for those who are aging and their caregivers
Brookdale Center on Aging The largest multidisciplinary gerontology center in the Northeast.
ElderNet A seniors’ online guide to health, housing, legal, financial, retirement, lifestyle, news, and entertainment.
ElderWeb Virtual community of computer-using older adults.

National Center for Elder Abuse A site that provides the latest information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation to professionals and the public.

Elder Financial Abuse Guide — ¬†Elder financial abuse takes on many forms, and it’s essential that people know how to recognize and avoid it. This guide covers what financial abuse is, why it happens and how older adults can protect themselves.

Senior Circle Interactive community of active senior citizens with discussion groups, travel opportunities, health information, and more.
Senior Com This online community provides senior-oriented products, services, information, and entertainment.
Senior Resource Housing and lifestyle choices, as well as how to plan and pay for them.
Senior Resource Guide National resources for health and wellness, entertainment, care giving, housing, financing, travel, and much more.
Senior Sites A listing of non-profit helpers for senior housing, healthcare, and services.
Third Age Topic areas include health care, computers, retirement, investing, caregiving, travel, news, grandparenting, and much more.

Alzheimer’s Association The leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support, and research.