Dial 2-1-1 on your phone: 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that, where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities for seniors.
Information on driver safety from AARP.
An article on falls in the elderly, from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Information about aging and driving from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
California Courts self-help center offers a handbook on conservatorships.
Stopping falls one step at a time, from the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence at the University of Southern California.
Information for those caring for a loved one who is ill or disabled; find assistance, answers, new ideas and helpful advice — for you and your loved one.
The Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center is part of a statewide system of regional resource centers serving families and caregivers of an adult with brain impairment.
Since You Care are a series of guides which provide practical suggestions and useful tools on a variety of specific care-related subjects. The guides are prepared by the MetLife Mature Market Institute in cooperation with the National Alliance for Caregiving and MetLife's Nurse Care Managers.
The National Family Caregiver Support Program Resource Room is where families, caregivers, and professionals can find information about The National Family Caregiver Support Program, including: where you can turn for support and assistance, and providing services to caregivers. From the Department of Health & Human Services.
National Family Caregivers Association provides support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.
Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving works to establish local, state and national partnerships committed to building quality long-term care systems and providing greater recognition and support for America's unsung heroes - the millions of caregivers, both family and professional, who provide us all with models of selfless service and hope for the future.
Strength for Caring is an online resource and community for family caregivers. Strength for Caring helps family caregivers take care of their loved ones and themselves.
The Elder Care at Home book for caregivers (from the American Geriatrics Society). They aim 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.
The Family Caregiver Alliance offers programs at national and state levels to support caregivers.
The National Respite Locator Service helps parents, caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.
The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform family caregivers' lives by removing barriers to health and well being.
The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
Ombudsmen are dedicated to enhancing the lives of long term care residents. The National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides support, technical assistance and training to the 53 State Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs and their statewide networks of almost 600 regional (local) programs.
The National Resource Center for Safe Aging's mission is to gather and share the best information and resources on senior safety, including fall prevention, pedestrian and motor vehicle safety, and prevention of elder abuse.
Eldercare.gov is a nationwide service connecting seniors with services: meals, homecare, transportation, caregiver training by the Department of Health & Human Services
Well Spouse is a national, not for profit membership organization which gives support to wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled. Well Spouse support groups meet monthly.