Helpful Resources for Seniors
Need Help Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s?
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Providing optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.
Beltone has been helping people hear better for 65 years as the most trusted name in hearing care among adults over fifty.
Dementia Care Professionals of America
Providing training, qualification and other benefits to healthcare professionals involved in dementia care.
Resource for advice and answers on legal issues for seniors.
Huntington’s Disease Society of America
HDSA provides resources and support for HD families and educates the public (including medical professionals) about HD while building awareness about HD and advocate for HD patients and their families. HD: A degenerative brain disorder that slowly diminishes the ability to work, think, talk and reason.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Established by the National Institutes of Health, the NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
Health information from the National Institutes of Health for Seniors.
Private Duty Home Care Association
The PDHCA believes that all persons with needs should be able to live independently and safely at home for as long as possible with the assistance of qualified, accountable home care services.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
American Association of People with Disabilities
The AAPD is dedicated to further the productivity, independence, full citizenship, and total integration of people with disabilities into all aspects of society and the natural environment.
American Optometric Association
The authority in the optometric profession and leads the way in its mission of improving the quality and availability of eye and vision care everywhere.
Cure Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
The PSP Society’s mission is to increase awareness of progressive supranuclear palsy, advance research toward a cure, educate health professionals and provide support, education and hope for persons with PSP and their families. PSP: A brain disease that slowly effects walking, balance, swallowing, speaking and eye movement.
The CareGiver Partnership provides a wide range of home healthcare products that help maintain dignity. They offer fast and free shipping on orders over $50 to your doorstep.
National Association for Home Care and Hospice
NAHC is the nation’s largest association representing the concerns of home care hospice, home care aide organizations.
Johnson & Johnson Strength for Caring
The Caregiver Initiative is a Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company project to help family caregivers provide care to their loved ones and reduce their own stress. This project works with the many caregiving organizations across the United States and will launch new programs in the coming months.
The National Institute on Aging
The NHPCO is dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality care for terminally ill patients and their families.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys. Patient Advocate Foundation seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.