As family dynamics change, adult children are often faced with the concern and responsibility of caring for an aging parent. We recognize it’s not easy to balance caring for loved ones, raising your own children or grandchildren and planning for your own retirement. To help navigate your role as caregiver to aging parents and loved ones, here are a few ideas and resources.
• Caring for an Aging Loved One
• Checklists and Forms
• Arizona Long Term Health Care System
• Arizona Alzheimer’s Association
Administration on Aging
AoA envisions ensuring the continuation of a vibrant aging services network through funding of lower-cost, non-medical services.http://www.aoa.gov/
American Society on Aging
ASA is the largest organization of multidisciplinary professionals in the field of aging.
AARP is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.
American Geriatrics Society Foundation
FHA aims to build a bridge between the research and practice of Geriatrics and the Public, and to advocate on behalf of older adults and their special health care needs.
National Council on Aging
The NCOA is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Their mission is to improve the lives of older Americans.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Arizona Health Care Association
AHCA takes pride in being the state’s largest professional long term care association and advocacy organization representing skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities.
Jackson White — Elder Law Attorneys
JacksonWhite is dedicated to providing sensitive support and legal counsel to assist you in obtaining the maximum benefits available for the care of your loved one.
MemoryCare.com – Memory Care Resources for Veterans
To help veterans and their families, we’ve created a guide to walk you through the basics of dementia and memory care.
Help.org — Empowering People Suffering From Substance Abuse
Help.org is a community organization dedicated to empowering people suffering from substance abuse addiction with tools and resources to start their personal journey toward recovery. We create and publish comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources that have been featured and is referenced by many government agencies and organizations across the web.