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Elders - National
on Aging - This site is
designed to provide a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics,
programs and services related to aging. Whether you are an older individual,
a caregiver, a community service provider, a researcher, or a student,
you will find valuable information provided in a user-friendly way.
Center for Mental Health Law
- This site provides information for mental health services related to
aging, children, the ADA, housing and health care.
- This site identifies federal and state assistance programs for older
Partnerships for Older Adults - This is a national resource for
communities looking to strengthen long-term care and support service systems
for older adults.
Information about Long Term Care
- This site acts as a guide on long term care to help you plan, prepare
and pay for the future.
Resource Directory - Depression - This web site
educates about depression, including common causes, symptoms, information
on diagnoses, precautions and side effects of treatments and medication.
Seals - Easter Seals services include medical rehabilitation,
adult day programs, employment training, recreational opportunities &
inclusive child care. There is an Easter Seals office moving to Maine;
look for specific website soon!
Locator - Eldercare Locator, a nationwide toll-free service, helps
older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors. It
links to your local Area Agency on Aging.
- This government site has a variety of government resources and agencies
available to elders.
Alliance for Caregiving
on "Tips for Caregivers" on the left side of the page to find
easy solutions to difficult caregiving situations.
Home Comparison -
This is a Medicare page that enables you to compare the quality
of care in local nursing homes.