Making The Move To Assisted Living - As we watch our parents or grandparents get older, the last thing on our mind is finding a facility for them to live in. Our goal is to enjoy them as long as we have them with us. Yet, many adults find themselves in a situation wherein they have a loved one who can no longer care for themselves at home, leaving them to make the difficult decision about where to get additional care.
Limited Mobility Home Modifications - Home improvements, modifications, and repairs can help older adults maintain their independence and prevent accidents. Work can range from simple changes, like replacing doorknobs with pull handles, to major structural projects such as installing a wheelchair ramp.
Low Vision Gateway - Welcome to the Low Vision Gateway! The Low Vision Gateway was created to be your starting point to access information on the World Wide Web related to the fields of low vision rehabilitation and blindness. The purpose is not to present one approach or bias, but to provide access to all related information on the Internet. Inclusion of a site is not an endorsement. Remember, most of the Internet is not peer-reviewed.
Medline Plus — A service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health. A great site for information on health conditions and thousands of medications provided by MedMaster and the USP DIR Advice for the Patient. Browse by first letter of generic or brand name.
A Place for Mom Referral Service — Make your search for senior care easy. This is a free referral service helping families find nursing homes, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, retirement communities, and home care.
Administration on Aging — The Administration on Aging has provided home and community-based services to millions of older persons for over 35 years through the programs funded under the Older Americans Act.
CareGuide — Listing of care providers, including nursing homes and assisted caregivers.
Family Caregiver Alliance — excellent resource for answers and help when you need, or have become, a caregiver.
Corporation for Long Term Care Certification — The Corporation for Long-Term Care Certification, Inc. (CLTCC) has created the long-term care insurance industry’s only third party professional designation.