Links & Resources

The selected links that follow are for your convenience and will connect you with various websites (listed in alphabetical order) that provide information ranging from care giving services to living locations, to resources and products.

Caregiving – Finding Living Locations; Home Care

A Place for Mom:  aplaceformom.com
Assisted Living Directory:  assisted-living-directory.com
Assisted Living Source: aboutassistedliving.org
Caring for Aging Parents: agingCare.com
Caring.com (helping you help your parents) caring.com
Home Instead Senior Care:  homeinstead.com
My Senior Care: myseniorcare.com
Senior Advisor (reviews of senior communities) SeniorAdvisor.com
Senior living locations, homecare:  Seniorly.com
Seniors for Living (living locations): seniorsforliving.com
Senior Living Advisors (living locations):  Seniorcare.org
Visiting Angels (in-home care services):  visitingangels.com

NOTE:  See state-specific options below

Caregiving – Resources/Products

Adjustable Bed Guide (Consumer Affairs):  consumeraffairs.com
Caregiver resources and products: caregiverpartnership.com
Community Based Resources- Eldercare Locator: eldercare.gov
Elder Care Link (connecting you with providers): eldercarelink.com
Legal Forms:  Formswift.com   Legalzoom.com   Legacywriter.com
Safely Filed (securely file documents):  safelyfiled.com

Caregiving – Other  [Also see “State-specific” resources below]

Caring from a Distance: cfad.org
The Senior Driver and their families:  keepingussafe.org
VA Caregiver Support:  caregiver.va.gov
Veterans “Aid and Attendance” Pension: veteranaid.org,
veteranscarecoordination.com

Monitoring Devices

FYI:  See review of 69 medical alert systems:  Reviews.com
Medicalalert.com
Philips.lifelinesystems.com
Rescuealertofca.com
Senioralertmedical.com

Organizations

Alzheimer’s Association:  alz.org
Alzheimer’s “Online Community:”  alzheimers.net
National Alliance for Caregiving:  caregiving.org
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers: aginglifecare.org
National Family Caregivers Association: caregiveraction.org
National Association of Senior Move Managers: nasmm.com

Other:  Articles / Blogs

BLOGS:

AlzAuthors  (for those living with dementia, and their caregivers)
Andelcare.com
Caregivers.com
CareGiving.com
Seniorcarecorner.com

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES:

Caregiver Stress:  Remembering to take care of yourself 
Making the Move to Assisted Living
Safe Driving Tips

Resources:  Books / Radio / Videos

TOPIC:  Alzheimer’s

Activities to do With Your Parent who has Alzheimer’s Dementia, Judith A. Levy
Alzheimer’s Daughter, Jean Lee
Blue Hydrangeas, An Alzheimer’s Love Story, Marianne Sciucco
On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s, Greg O’Brien
Somebody Stole my Iron, Vicki Tapia
What Flowers Remember, Shannon Wiersbitzky

Other Resources:

Beyond Driving With Dignity, Matt Gurwell
The ABCs of Caregiving:  Words to Inspire You, Nanette J. Davis
Second Half Now – A Radio Show for Boomers and Beyonders

“State-specific” Resources

Arizona:
Caregiving resources, day programs, community assistance, education, support  (NW and SW Valley – Phoenix area) Benevilla
Gap Care Solutions:  gapcares.com
Guide to Senior housing and homecare:  SeniorHousing.org

California:
Elder Care Assisted Living Facilities in CA: californiahomeforseniors.com
Senior Housing and Transition Specialists: goldenplacements.com

New York:
Home Care; Geriatric Care Mangement:  alliancehomecare.com
Walk-in tubs:  comfortwindows.com/bathroom/walk-in-tubs

Oregon:
Elder Law:  oregonelderlaw.com
Estate and Moving Sales:  milliusestateservice.com
Moving Assistance: NWOrganizing Solutions
Northwest Retirement Professionals nwretirementprofessionals.com
Northwest Senior Management Services (In-home care): eldernw.com
Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs: oregondva.com
Organizing Solutions:  NWOrganzingSolutions.com
Outings for Seniors:  urbanexcursionsPDX.com
Personal Safety & Health Solutions: columbiamedalarm.com
Senior Housing & Advisory Services:  autumnoflife.net
Senior Housing and Transition Specialists: goldenplacements.com
Support for Adults with Aging Parents:  caringforagingparents.com

Texas:
Senior Housing and Resources:  findhoustonseniorcare.com

Washington:
In home care (Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Everett): andelcare.com
In home care (many eastern and southeastern locations):  loveathomeseniorcare.net

Please note
The views and opinion expressed in any of these other websites are solely theirs and do not represent or imply the position or opinion of the Senior Care Organizer (SCO). In addition, the SCO accepts no responsibility if you use information from the other websites.