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Elder Care –
Index and Resources

 

 

Government Resources:

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    Federal agency that administers Medicaid and Medicare programs.
  • Eldercare Locator (U.S. Administration on Aging)
    Welcome to the Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.

Resources (Misc.):

  • a Place for Mom
    Detroit Senior Living Resources 
  • CareMinds.com
    Resource for nursing homes, assisted living, home care, hospice and geriatric care managers.
  • Caregiverlist’s Standards of Quality for Senior Home Care Agencies (Caregiver List.com)
    There are no national licensure requirements for non-medical Senior Home Care Agencies. Caregiverlist requires participating Senior Home Care Agencies to meet a Checklist of standards which industry professionals view as necessary requirements for safety and consistency in care.
  • ElderCare Link
    A site that simplifies the process of connecting with qualified assisted living providers anywhere in the U.S.  
  • Eldercare Locator 
    A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
  • Interdisciplinary Training for those who Serve Vulnerable Adults and Seniors
    The Social Security Administration (SSA) is pleased to present this Representative Payee Interdisciplinary Training series.  It includes useful modules to educate individuals and organizations about the roles and responsibilities of serving as a representative payee, elder abuse and financial exploitation, effective ways to monitor and safely conduct business with the banking community, and ways to recognize the changes in decisional capacity among vulnerable adults and seniors.
  • LivingSenior.com
    LivingSenior provides valuable senior care consulting, information and services to seniors nationwide. LivingSenior matches seniors to residential and care options that fit their own individual needs.
  • Senior Decision.com
    A free website offering consumer reviews and ratings for nursing homes, retirement homes, assisted living facilities and home health agencies. Seniors and caregivers with first-hand experiences they want to share are invited to submit reviews to the site.
  • Senior Housing (My Senior Care)
    Learn about the many options available in senior housing today. Users can find custom features focusing on everything from retirement communities and adult day care to assisted living facilities and nursing homes.
  • Senior Housing (NAELA – 11/2008)
    An online navigational tool designed to help you and your clients find senior housing anywhere in the nation faster and easier.
  • Zeigler Senior News
    Jim Zeigler, Jr. is an elder care planner, nationally-accredited veterans attorney, author and seminar leader. Zeigler runs a nationwide elder care planning service for seniors and veterans — how to cover costs of home care, assisted living or nursing home without losing their assets.

All PEKD Advocacy pages about Elder Care: