Budgeting basics, health care and health insurance, housing, long-term care and dependent care, and social security issues and advice from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Source of analysis and guidance to practical and most advanced devices for support and safety in the home and on the road.
Advice, articles, eldercare checklists.
Aging Parents and Options in Care:
A Simple Handbook Making the Best Decisions For Loved Ones During Stressful Times, by Hillary Abrams
AssistGuide Information Services, a comprehensive list of caregiving topics and a free caregiver kit.
Caring for Elderly Parents by Ruth Whybrow.
Doing the Right Thing by Roberta Satow.
The Daughter Trap by Laurel Kennedy
Controlling Death: the false promise of advance directives by Henry S. Perkins, MD, presents the need — medically, legally and emotionally — for on-going conversations as more important than documentary evidence of wishes about medical treatment.
A Bittersweet Season, by Jane Gross, Vintage Press.
An account of a frustrating, heartbreaking, enlightening, and ultimately calming and redemptive journey, providing very specific and valuable information about the importance of general practitioners, dealing with entitlements, caring for self, the pitfalls of assisted living, and a full picture of aging today.
Managing appointments, asking for help and keeping in touch can be overwhelming. With CareTogether™, families have the tools they need to help take care of their loved ones. All together.
Advice for common challenges.
Latest analysis and data on matters relating to aging at national, state, and local levels, especially useful for program development and collaboration.
Especially for women, including socio-political commentary, by Laurel Kennedy, author of The Daughter Trap: taking care of mom and dad, Macmillan.
Cellular-based emergency locator systems.
Information on drafting an ethical will as a way to share your values, beliefs, and blessings with your family and community.
An overview of elder abuse: types of, where and why it occurs, and actions that can be taken once and while it is occurring.
State Health Insurance Assistance for free guidance in buying a Medigap policy or long-term care insurance; dealing with Medicare bills, payment denials or appeals; Medicare rights and protections; complaints about your care or treatment; and choosing a Medicare Health Plan or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
For families who want to preserve and share their histories and heritage for current and future generations; also, free materials to help create meaningful intergenerational conversations and connections.
Track your Medicare claims, get a copy of your Medicare Summary Notice, and find out which Medicare-covered preventive services you can and are scheduled to receive.
Portal for issues and for service providers focused on the most desired locale for aging, one’s own home.
Learn from real world experiences of patients who have some of the most unusual as well as usual diseases.
Resources for retirees and those planning for retirement with a special focus on post-retirement employment opportunities.
Tips for preventing burnout and opportunities to share experiences in caring for aging parents.
Navigate the complexities of eldercare information and services, and find national and local organizations, and choose the appropriate services and resources – for current or future caregivers, or for self.
Information for better self-care and for understanding of chronic illnesses.
An “Antique Road Show” on the web providing safe, non-obtrusive valuation and inventory of objects of art and collectibles, as well as brokering the sale of such items worth $5,000 or more.