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Easing the eldercare maze

                                                                                                                     
Resources
Websites  


GENERAL (Aging/Caregiving)


Caring.com


An all-in-one site with advice on caregiving, long-term care, talking with elders, insurance information and more!AARP Political position papers, member discounts, demographic research, online versions of AARP bulletins and magazines and consumer advice.



National Institute on Aging


Describes ongoing research on aging and lists clinical trials seeking participants Assisted Living Federation of America Offers a database of assisted living facilities and other useful information



Family Caregiver Alliance


Offers tips on a wide range of topics, including holding a family meeting, balancing work and caregiving, identifying important papers and how to hire help


Benefits CheckUp

A search tool developed by the National Council on Aging to determine eligibility for 1,300 benefit programs that help pay for medications, health care, utilities and more




DISEASE-SPECIFIC


Alzheimer’s Association - Colorado Chapter


The Alzheimer's Association is a wealth of information - educational classes, support groups, a library and a Hotline!



RESOURCES


Nursing Home Compare


Provides detailed information about every Medicare/Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.  Includes an overall rating, inspection information, staffing levels, quality ratings and incidence reports.



PROFESSIONALS


National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers


Trade association for geriatric care managers - the site provides information about the  profession 
and has a find-a-care manager option


National Association of Elder Law Attorneys


Provides a list of certified elder law attorneys and lots of resources, too



ELDEResolutions
(Conflict Management)

Conflict resolution company that eases the tough conversations among families and others regarding older adults/older adult issues.  Provide family facilitation, mediation, consulting and training



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