Information Is Key–the Right Information

The internet, library, and bookstore are filled with information to help the elderly and their families cope with elder care issues. However, how do you know which are best, or acceptable, or right for your situation? How do you distill all of this data into a plan that is right for you and your loved one?

Based on our experience and our research background, we have attempted to assemble some of the most useful and understandable resources you will need. Be aware, however, that, while these contain a wealth of valuable information, it can be overwhelming without some guidance. Utilizing them effectively can require special expertise, so we welcome your inquiries as to which best apply to your concerns. Let us do the work for you.

To use these resources, keep in mind that we are available for consultation to sort through the many options available.

Health Assessment
The official U.S. government site for people with Medicare

A leading resource for timely health and medical information
A government portal to a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities

Alzheimer's Association
This site contains information, education and support for Alzheimer's disease.

Home Health Care
National Association for Home Care and Hospice
The nation's largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, and home care aide organizations.

South Shore Elder Services
A quick and easy reference in finding community resources available for older adults and their caregivers looking for help to stay independent in their home.

Living Options
Assisted Living Federation of America
This association is dedicated to professionally operated assisted living communities for seniors.

Nursing Home Compare
This site helps you find and compare every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country

Social Security Administration
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
This organization helps you locate an elder law attorney anywhere in the United States, and provides general information on elder law.

Family & Support
National Council on Aging
NCOA is a national voice for older adults and the community organizations that serve them.

Eldercare Locator
This is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator is your first step for finding local agencies, in every U.S. community, that can help older persons and their families.

National Family Caregivers Association
This site offers a virtual library of information and educational materials for family caregivers.

Family Caregivers Alliance
This site contains a wide array of publications and services based on caregiver needs, including a Family Care Navigator.

Family Caregiving 101
The site is designed to provide caregivers with the basic tools, skills and information they need to protect their own physical and mental health while they provide high quality for their loved one.