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​​​​​​To the Home Instead Senior Care® network, enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families isn’t just about providing care services. If there’s a way we can make your life a little easier, a little less stressful, a little more manageable, we’re glad to share our resources and care expertise with you. ​​​​

The Simple Meds Solution

The Simple Meds Solution

​​Home Instead, Inc. (franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care franchise network) has partnered with Simple MedsSM to help seniors simplify the process of organizing and taking their medications. Simple Meds pharmacists can sort all of your medications into pre-packaged doses labeled with the date and time they should be​​ taken. You'll receive a 30-day supply in the mail, and Simple Meds will consult with you, your doctor and your insurance company on a regular bas​is to help ensure everything is accurate and up-to-date. There are no extra fees or costs for this service outside of your applicable copays.​

Learn how you can get started with Simple Meds


CaregiverStress.com

CaregiverStress.com

​​Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Many people find that caring for an aging loved one requires some adaptation. CaregiverStress.com® is a helpful place to go for resources that cover everything from self care to senior care, all with the goal of helping you manage, minimize, or prevent stress while making sure your loved one receives the best care possible.

Get CaregiverStress.com​ resources.​


HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.com

HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.com

​​​If Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia affects someone in your family, this website is for you. You'll find a wealth of support resources, including free e-learning classes on some Alzheimer's care techniques, information about care services and an Alzheimer's respite care grant program, tips from experts and other family caregivers in a dementia support network, and much, much more. ​

Go to HelpForAlzheimersFamil​​ies.com​​


MissingSeniorNetwork.com

MissingSeniorNetwork.com

​If you're a family caregiver of an individual with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, the risk of wandering is one of the potential behavioral symptoms that a loved one could be facing. Wandering could put that person's safety in jeopardy. To help family caregivers keep their aging loved ones safe, Home Instead Senior Care has launched a free alert system, Missing Senior NetworkSM, available at www.MissingSeniorNetwork.com.  Sign up your older adult for this service that can help locate a loved one who goes missing or becomes lost.

Learn More at MissingSeniorNetwork.com


Is this normal or is it Alzheimer’s?

Learn more about the differences between normal signs of aging and possible symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease or other Dementia. It’s printable, so you can share it with your family.


Learn more: https://www.alz.org/national/documents/aa_brochure_10warnsigns.pdf

Senior Fraud Prevention Kit

Senior Fraud Prevention Kit

In this kit, you will find helpful articles to educate you about senior fraud. Included are:
- Top Senior Scams
- Tools to help you assess risk
- Checklists to help protect you and your loved ones.​


Learn more: http://www.caregiverstress.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/1_Seniors_Fraud_Protection_Kit_US.pdf

Confidence to Care at Home Kit

Thinking about providing care for an aging loved one in their home or yours? These resources will help you prepare to succeed.
At Home with Alzheimer’s – Room-specific tips for easier Alzheimer’s care.
Managing the Challenges of Alzheimer’s – Constant and repetitive questions, agitation, wandering and false accusations challenge even the most patient of caregivers. Learn simple techniques to manage these.
Staying engaged with Alzheimer’s – A guide to helping those with Alzheimer’s to stay active and happy.
Caring for the caregiver – This one is all about you! It’s important to have a plan for taking care of yourself. This worksheet will help.​


Learn more: http://manhattan.myhomecareblog.com/files/2013/09/Confidence-to-Care.pdf

Alzheimer's and Dmeentia App

Alzheimer

Download yours today – it’s a great resource for caregivers, giving you immediate answers for dealing with Alzheimer's and Dementia behaviors. .


Learn more: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/alzheimers-other-dementias/id696976537?mt=8

NYC Service - Volunteer in NYC!

NYC Service - Volunteer in NYC!

​Explore volunteer opportunities throughout New York City. Use your time, passion and skills to serve your community.


Learn more: http://www.nycservice.org/

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