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.
5101 South Nevada Avenue Suite 150 Sioux Falls, SD 57108 Phone: 1-866-542-8172 (toll-free) Fax: 1-605-361-2323 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
1000 N. West Avenue, Suite 220, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104
The American Cancer Society provides education, support, and research information for clients and their families as well as tips to stay healthy or get involved in the fight against cancer.
Caregiver Assistance, Resources, Education and Support
CAREgivers by Active Generations is designed for the family caregiver who is balancing work, life, family, and friends. CAREgivers offers education, coping skills, stress management, referrals, caregivers case management and support groups.
Provides information about the Medicare program and how to find Medicare plans and providers Caregivers will also find a tool on the website to compare home health care agencies and nursing homes.
The official U.S. Government site for Medicare.
Fact sheets from the U.S. National Institutes of Health can be viewed online orodered for free.
Information on eligibility and benefits is available from 7 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday.
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
The 40-70 Rule website: www.4070Talk.com
Cooking Under Pressure website: www.FoodsForSeniors.com
Get CaregiverStress.com resources.
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 HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.com
The Alzheimer's Association has educational programs and support groups available for clients and their families. They also support the Safe Return program which provides assistance when someone with Alzheimer's or dementia becomes lost.
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
General source for information for seniors from the State of South Dakota.D
Provides support for South Dakotans experiencing financial difficulty, physical or mental illness, domestic abuse, and other social problems.
Active Generations is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive aging for adults. We provide social, physical, educational and outreach programs that enhance our members' lives and our communities. Our state-of-the-art fitness center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, features the latest equipment and exercise programs to promote life-long health. Over 1,000 Active Generations members volunteer in a variety of ways to assist people throughout our communities. Joining Active Generations is the proactive way to getting the most out of life.
Senior Health Information and Insurance Education (SHIINE) is a federally funded program through the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and administered by the South Dakota Department of Social Services Division of Adult Services and Aging.
SHIINE is not affiliated with any company that sells or distributes a product or service. We are committed to providing free, confidential and unbiased information to Medicare beneficiaries.
Home Instead offers free monthly newsletters with tips and advice for caregivers of elderly loved ones.