One quarter of adults are presently caring for an aging parent or relative, with close to half (45%) of this group providing care for their spouse. The person responsible for providing this care is called the family caregiver. In most cases, the family caregiver is a spouse, the eldest daughter or the grown child who lives the closest to the parent(s) or other family member needing care.Read more
40 70 Rule
Learn how to bridge the communication gap that exists between you and your aging loved one. The 40/70 basically means that if you are 40 or if your parents are 70 it is time to start talking about issues of aging. Start simple! Visit this site for helpful tips on how to bridge the communication gap! Read more
Central Oregon Council on Aging (COCOA)For more than three decades Central Oregon Council on Aging has proven to be a vital resource for seniors in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties. The agency's 30 employees, along with nearly 700 volunteers, provide a variety of services designed to help keep seniors living independently and in their own homes for as long as possible.
Redmond Sisters Hospice
At Redmond-Sisters Hospice, we have been earning the trust of our community and inspiring courage of our patients and their families for decades. Call us or come by our offices and find out why we are the preferred choice of hospice care for Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook Counties. We serve Redmond, Bend, and Sisters, Oregon. Read more
Partners in Care
Central Oregonians have been selecting Partners in Care as their Agency of Choice for over 20 years. Whether it's our physical therapists helping an individual recover from surgery or providing bereavement support when a loved one dies, our fundamental belief is that healthcare is about relationships and trust.
At Partners in Care, our skilled health care professionals provide the highest patient-centered quality of care with respect, compassion and dignity. We encourage patients and their families to actively participate in their health care decisions and work collaboratively with their health care team.Read more
Alzheimer's Association - Oregon Chapter
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary heath organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. It is their mission to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.Read more