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Thursday, December 13, 2007

WebSites For Caregivers And The Elderly

When taking care of an elderly loved one...I know you're looking for any information that could be helpful. Likewise, the elderly may want to know that relative information is available.

Following are the links to organizations with updated information:
For people 50 and over. Supplies information about caregiving, long-
term care and aging.
Helping family caregivers with the challenges of elder care.
Alzheimer’s Association: links to local agencies and other resources.
For referral and support:
Family Caregiving Guides and Directories: directory of websites for
caregivers from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Operated by the National Council on the Aging. Check here for programs
on federal and state assistance.
Start a FREE website of your own, providing a central site for family and
friends to keep in touch and informed...sharing support during important
events in your life. Especially staying in touch during the care of an
elderly loved one.
Children of Aging Parents is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose
mission is to assist the nations’ nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly.
Information and resources on maintaining Caregiver health.
The National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to providing support to
family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing
public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers: Care
managers are professional health and human services specialists
who help families care for older relatives while encouraging as much
independence as possible.
Care Guide At Home: providing links to sites for planning and managing
care for an elderly loved one.
For Up To Date Health Information: thousands of links.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: A guide to reliable health
information and services.
Hospice Net: Support and information for families and patients facing
life-threatening illnesses. Hospice Net, an independent nonprofit
organization working through the internet exclusively.
Medicare and Medicaid Services: The official U.S. government site for
people on Medicare.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization: This nonprofit
membership organization represents hospice and palliative care
programs and professionals in the USA. Committed to improving
end-of-life care for the dying and their loved ones.
A network of privately owned quality health and elder care related
Official information and services from the Social Security Administration:
Updated overview of financial, health and wellness issues in regard to
older persons and their families.
Network of companion caregivers who help Senior Citizens live at home
The Foundation is premised upon scientific developments in the fields of Geriatry and Gerontology. It offers structural opportunities to exercise the choice of how to live young in chronologically advancing years.
The Harmony for Silvers Foundation, founded in 2004 by Tina Anil Ambani, is a non-government organisation working to enhance the quality of life of the elderly in India. It envisages India’s elderly as ‘Silver Citizens’—glowing and proud. Harmony’s mission is to create an environment where silvers, irrespective of their cultural beliefs, can retain their dignity, self-respect, pride and self-confidence.
(ARDSI) Alzheimer's & Related Disorders Society of India is the only national organisation whose activities are exclusively devoted to help the victims and their families.
Society for Serving Seniors (SSS) is a society set up in October 2006 to take up the cause of the Senior Citizens Community as a whole. We believe that seniors should take care of themselves as far as possible and lead an independent life with dignity and respect.

Friends Iam hoping to have one comprehensive website full of Information for Eders and their family specialy for Indians,Iam looking for partners to help me to do so.

Forget yourself for others, and others will never forget you.

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