Local senior centers (National Council on Aging)
Many towns and cities have a center for seniors. Meals are offered to go or in person and prices differ in cities.
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
Find local in-home care agencies.
State-by-State Help for Family Caregivers
From the Family Caregiver Alliance, this resource helps you locate government, nonprofit, and private programs in your area.
Members of the Aging Network, in accordance with this U.S. law, help older individuals to maintain their health and independence at home.
Home and community-based services (HCBS) provide opportunities for Medicaid beneficiaries to receive services in their home or community.
Find and Compare: Doctors, Nursing Homes, Plans, Hospitals, Medical Supplies, and Home Health Care Services
This guide from the United Hospital Fund provides practical tips to help patients and family caregivers coordinate agendas before an appointment.
The ER experience can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide provides steps to help you prepare for and avoid ER visits.
Information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Information and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Operates a 24/7 helpline and care navigator tools.
The government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Forgetfulness: Knowing when to ask for help.
Exercise your mind and have fun with these memory games.
There are more than 5,000 independently-run local programs. Volunteers help run the program and costs vary on the location branch.
Some locations provide on-site and meal delivery for the elderly.
Local associations deliver fresh and frozen meals to residents for a low cost.
The Area Agency on Aging can help you find low-cost personal care services and transportation.
From the CDC, a home fall prevention checklist for older adults.
This website provides all the tools you need to keep your family and friends updated during a difficult time such as a health crisis.
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