A good starting point when caring for a loved
one is to contact your local agency for the aging. They will assess your current
situation and offer lots of useful tips and advice, as well as let you know
of any free or low-cost assistance that might be available for your situation.
|Caregiver's Information Center|
Home Care Assistance
Home Health Aides
Would you like to take a vacation or just need some time to yourself?
Find out how Home Health Aides can make this possible.
Visiting Nurses and Doctors
Alternatives are available for elders who have trouble getting out of
the house for doctor's appointments.
Alzheimer's & Dementia
Find out what you need to know about loved ones who may be suffering
from Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.
Preventing Pressure Sores
Understanding what pressure sores are and learning how to prevent them.
Diaper Rash Prevention Ways to deal with and prevent adult diaper rash.
Lifting & Positioning Techniques
Learn the correct way to lift and transfer immobile elders without hurting
Transporation options for immobile elders.
Prescription Drug Information
Find information about Rx drugs and other useful links.
Seniors' Health Topics
Find information from this government site about a variety of health
Nutrition and Seniors
Are you worried about an elder's eating habits? Learn ways to improve
Alternative Care Options