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Elder Care

Here are more helpful Internet resources about caring for the elderly, including long term care, for family caregivers of aging parents or elderly spouses. Simply click on the link for the website you would like to visit.

CarePathways.com – Created and maintained by Registered Nurses (RNs) dedicated to providing seniors and their families access to quality information, products and services.

Caregiver.com – Today's Caregiver Magazine.

Conquering Stressful Family Hurdles – Elder Caregiving can be extremely complicated. Caring for the caregiver is also very challenging. This site deals with many of the issues and offers support in this area.

Delta Society – The leading international resource validating the important role of animals for people's health, particularly for the disabled and the elderly.

Eden Alternative – Long-term care is most often provided in facilities where frail, elderly residents live out their lives in loneliness, helplessness and boredom. In the opinion of many health care professionals, there is a better approach — the Eden Alternative. It offers a significantly improved living experience for residents of both assisted living facilities and nursing homes — stimulating environments in which residents are active, involved and thrive.

Elder Issues – Their LifeLedger Online Services can give you the information and guidance you need, and the peace of mind you want. For details, click here.

Elder Resources – An information blog designed to bring together the latest resources and sources on an ongoing basis from the Internet for elder resources.

Ethnic Elders Care – Provides education, support and assistance to ethnic minority elderly patients, their families and caregivers.

ExtendedCare Info Network – This easy-to-use Web site helps you find extended care providers across the U.S. Their database includes more than 70,000 providers in 17 categories. Search by Zip Code or by City and State.

Free Comprehensive ElderCare Referral Service - ElderCarelink — This free online referral service helps you find everything from Adult Day Care, Home Care and Assisted Living to Financial Planning and Personal Emergency Responses.

New LifeStyles Online – A comprehensive guide to senior housing and care, listing all state-licensed senior communities plus home health care and hospice care agencies nationwide. Online tours of senior living communities.

SAFE – The Safety Appraisal For Elders is a health and home safety risk appraisal for mature adults — confidential, cost effective, educational and practical.

Senior Care Giving – Help with health care, elder law, financial issues, insurance, assisted living, and caregiver support.

seniorDECISION.com – A website where consumers like you rate and review senior care and senior housing. Their mission is to help as many people as possible make informed decisions about home health, retirement living, assisted living, and nursing home options.

Seniorlink Online – A learning center dedicated to helping caregivers with information, support and expert advice about eldercare. Users can contact a Seniorlink care advisor for personalized help and to create an eldercare plan.

Share the Care – How to organize a group to care for someone who is seriously ill.

Small Comforts Foundation – A non-profit organization dedicated to programs which will raise the morale and improve the quality of life for the chronically ill.

The Carer (United Kingdom) – Because there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice about eldercare, TheCarer was formed to offer a unique reference point on advice to carers of all ages and professions.

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