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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


Learn more: http://www.simplemeds.com/

AARP

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AARP South Dakota

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 



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

Parkinson Association



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By your side, ready to help.

The South Dakota Parkinson Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people touched by Parkinson’s disease.

605-271-6113

1000 N. West Avenue, Suite 220, Sioux Falls, South Dakota  57104


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

Diabetes Coalition

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2804 S. 4th Ave., Sioux Falls SD, 57105
office: 605-271-0611
toll-free: 1-855-648-9951



Learn more: http://sddiabetescoalition.org/

American Cancer Society

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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.

Sioux Falls Office
4904 S Technopolis Dr
Sioux FallsSD 57106-4230
Phone Number: 605-361-8277
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm



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

Area Agency on Aging


American Heart Association


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

American Lung Association


Learn more: https://www.lung.org

American Parkinson Disease Association


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALS)


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

DSS Adult Services and Aging


Arthritis Foundation


National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS)


CAREgivers by Active Generations

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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.

(605) 275-7681


Learn more: http://www.caregivers.sd.org

Medicare

​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.

1-800-633-4227


Learn more: www.medicare.gov

National Institute of Health - Senior Health

​Fact sheets from the U.S. National Institutes of Health can be viewed online orodered for free.

1-800-222-2225


Learn more: www.nihseniorhealth.gov

Social Security Administration

​Information on eligibility and benefits is available from 7 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday.

1 800-772-1213


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.

The 40-70 Rule website: www.4070Talk.com

Cooking Under Pressure website: www.FoodsForSeniors.com



Get CaregiverStress.com​ resources.​


Learn more: http://www.caregiverstress.com/

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​​


Learn more: http://www.helpforalzheimersfamilies.com/

Alzheimer's Association - South Dakota

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​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.

(605) 339-4543


Learn more: http://www.alz.org/sd/

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


South Dakota Department on Aging and Elder Services

​General source for information for seniors from the State of South Dakota.D


Learn more: http://www.caregiverlist.com/South-Dakota/departmentonaging.aspx

South Dakota Department of Social Services

South Dakota Department of Social Services

Provides support for South Dakotans experiencing financial difficulty, physical or mental illness, domestic abuse, and other social problems.


Learn more: https://dss.sd.gov/

Active Generations

Active Generations

​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.

605-336-6722


Learn more: http://activegenerations.org/

Senior Health Information and Insurance Education

Senior Health Information and Insurance Education

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.



Learn more: SHIINE@activegen.org

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