Here you will find information and web links to resources which may be useful in planning for retirement living or finding the appropriate level of care for a loved one.
American Society on Aging – www.asaging.org
The American Society on Aging is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families. The site offers useful resources on a variety of aging-related topics.
National Council on Aging – http://www.ncoa.org
NCOA is a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. NCOA brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.
Benefits Checkup – www.benefitscheckup.org
This site will help you locate and enroll in federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program – www.ltcombudsman.org/ombudsman
Each state has a long-term care Ombudsman responsible for addressing complaints and advocating for improvements in the long-term care system.
Medicare.Gov – www.medicare.gov
This is the official U.S. Government site for Medicare.
Seniors.Gov – www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml
Visit this site for information for senior citizens’ government resources
Alzheimer’s Association – www.alz.org
Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, research progress, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
National Association for Area Agencies on Aging – http://www.n4a.org/
NAAAA’s mission is to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) – www.alfa.org
ALFA is a site dedicated to professionally operated assisted living communities for seniors. ALFA works to influence public policy by advocating for informed choice, quality care, and accessibility for all Americans.
Family Caregiver Alliance – www.caregiver.org
This non-profit organization provides information, services, and advocacy for families caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
Caring for an Aging Loved One – www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Health/caregivers.shtml
Find a nursing home, assisted living, or hospice; check your eligibility for benefits; get resources for long-distance caregiving; review legal issues; and find support for caregivers.
Click here to contact Welbrook Senior Living for any additional resources you may need.