Lifeline is the most trusted medical alert service provider. Just by pressing a button, you or your loved one is quickly connected with a highly trained Lifeline Personal Response Associate - 24 hours a day.
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a membership organization promoting positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy, and service.
Alzheimer's Association - Central Ohio Chapter
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Its mission is 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. Visit its website to read more information regarding home care options and Alzheimer's disease.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and has state divisions as well as more than 3,400 local offices nationwide.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information, and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The mission of the association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
American Society on Aging
The American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals that supports the commitment to enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.
Federal Government Web Sites
Allows you to get into all the federal government web sites that have to do with aging issues (Medicare, Social Security, Veterans Admin. etc.) Also has a link to aging services web sites in each state. Read More
Ohio Department of Aging
Information on programs including PASSPORT, long term care ombudsman, and the Long Term Care Directory. Also has links to Area Agencies on Aging in the State of Ohio for local services. Read more
A comprehensive website listing and describing about 10,000 products which are available to help people with disabilities. Read more
Provides information about assistive technology in Ohio. In conjunction with the Fifth Third Bank and the Ohio Treasurer's Office, it offers low interest loans to assist disabled persons to purchase assistive technology and equipment. Read more
Residential Safety Services Inc.
Service available within Central Ohio to adapt homes for older and disabled individuals. 614-451-1562
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Elder Law Attorney Locator)
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others who work with older clients and their families.
National Family Caregivers Association
The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Founded in 1948, with headquarters in Atlanta, the Arthritis Foundation has multiple service points located throughout the country. The Arthritis Foundation of Central Ohio offers a home assessment by an occupational therapist to see if a home can be modified to meet a person's needs more effectively. For more information, call 614-876-8200 or 888-382-4673.
More than 50 million individuals in the United States and Canada care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one, according to the National Family Caregivers Association. Fatigue, stress, and depression are very real side effects of family caregiving. Caregiverstress.com is an informative website offering ways to cope with caregiver stress. Visit the site to complete an online stress assessment test and identify resources allowing you to cope with your senior care-related stress level.
Caring Today Magazine
Through its magazine and website, Caring Today is the leading provider of practical advice and knowledge for family caregivers. Since 2004, Caring Today has addressed the 50 million American family caregivers with expertise, understanding, and answers, delivering valuable and helpful information.
Home Instead Senior Care Foundation
A major goal of this non-profit foundation is to provide the financial support of activities designed to improve the quality of life for seniors. Such opportunities may include research and development, education, scholarships, and/or advocacy for the health and well being of older adults.
As the nation's first association for providers of private duty home care, the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA)members provide both home health care and non-medical home care services such as companion care, elder care, and in-home assisted living services.Read more
Parkinson's Disease Information is a website solely dedicated to providing educational information and resources on Parkinson's disease. The site details the history, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease.Read more
The Caregivers' Coach site is a team of experts who guide and assist through the journey of caregiving. The team provides sensitive, timely, and informed support to help caregivers manage the challenges faced in daily caregiving.Read more