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Caregivers Resources: ElderCare & Terminal Illness

Finding a Caregiver

 Hiring In-Home Help Family Caregiver Alliance (caregiver.org)

 

 How to Hire a Caregiver (aarp.org)

 

 In Home Care (.com) - Find affordable, quality, non-medical caregiver agencies anywhere in the United States.

 

Need A Helping Hand? (pcs.accentcare.com) - Home health aides and personal care aides provide in-home assistance and support needed to make aging at home, independently and safely, possible for those who just need a helping hand. Located in Bronx, Brooklyn, Poughkeepsie and Yonkers.

ElderCare Organizations & eResources

National Organizations -

Family Caregiving (aarp.org)

 

  National Council on Aging (ncoa.org)

 

Caregiving National Institute on Aging (nia.nih.gov)

  • Long-Term Care
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Alzheimer's Caregiving

 

Caregiving - SAGE: Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders (sageusa.org)

 

What Happened to NIHSeniorHealth.gov? (medicalalertbuyersguide.org) - Read a brief article explaining why NIHSeniorHealth.gov is no longer working and suggesting health resources for Seniors.


 

  New York State Programs and Services - New York State Office For The Aging (NYSOFA) (aging.NY.gov)


 

 Dutchess County ​Dutchess County Office For The Aging (dutchessny.gov)

  • Aging Services Directory - Scroll down to Quick Links to access the .PDF (or click on the attachment below).
  • Adult Care Facilities (Adult Homes, Assisted Living and Nursing Homes) - Click on Housing (listed under Programs and Services) then select Adult Care Facilities (Nursing and Adult Homes).
  • Senior Citizen Housing in Dutchess County - Click on Housing (listed under Programs and Services) then scroll down to Quick Links to access .PDF (or click on the attachment below).

My Caring Plan (.com) - A website dedicated to helping family caregivers including over 60 extensive content pieces related to caregiving.

  • Find Senior Living Facilities,
  • Find Home Care, 
  • or select the Caregiving Resources tab to search by keyword for articles about: Power of Attorney ; How to Get Paid as a Family Caregiver ; 50 Ways for Family to Take a Break and more...

Finding an Elderly Caregiver

Does an Older Adult in Your Life Need Help? - National Institute on Aging (nia.nih.gov)


How to Find and Hire an Elderly Caregiver (seniorliving.org)

  • Select options listed under the Home Care tab

In-Home Care in New York (caring.com) - A detailed guide explaining the cost of in-home care in New York, some of the state-wide financial assistance programs available and other affordable resources offered throughout the state to help seniors maintain independence and quality of life.


Nursing Home Costs in 2024: How Much Does a Nursing Home Cost? (seniorliving.org)


Find Senior Home Care Near Me (senioradvice.com)

  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Homes
  • Home Healthcare
  • All Senior Housing
  • Resources.

**Scroll down to the map located at the bottom of the page and Select a State to Find Home Care Near You, like Home Care in New York.


Find the Best Senior Care For Your Loved One (agingwithcare.com)

  • Senior Living
  • Assissted Living
  • Elder Care Options
  • Resources
  • About Us.

Books - ElderCare


A Guide to Exercise for Seniors (MattressClarity.com)


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Exercise for older people.

Respite, Hopice & Palliative Care | End of Life

New York State Caregiving & Respite Coalition (nyscrc.org)

 

Caring Info (.org) - a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

 

What is Hospice Care? (webmd.com)


Assisted Living Communities -

Assisted Living Research Institute (assistedliving.org)

  • Find resources for aging adults by selecting from the RESOURCES tab:
    • Assisted Living By State
    • Veteran Resources
    • Disability Resource

 

  

How can I pay for Assisted Living (aboutassistedliving.org)

  • What are your options? The "most common ways people pay for Assisted Living."
    • Search Assisted Living Pricing in Your Area (by State)
    • FAQs

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Home care services.


 

"Planning for a Better End of Life: A Guide to Navigating Today's Healthcare System" 

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This presentation covers advance directives (health care proxy forms, living wills, etc.), as well as palliative and hospice care topics.

Created by End of Life Choices New York, funded by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the All of Us Research Program.


A New Yorker's Guide to End of Life Planning, Options, and Rights (endoflifechoicesny.org) - Created by End of Life Choices New York with a grant from the New York Foundation for Eldercare

This free guide includes information on:

  • Advance care planning & advance directives
  • Palliative care
  • Hospice
  • Caregiver Support
  • Patient rights
  • End of life options
  • Also find a glossary, list of resources, and copies of all advance directives referenced in the guide.

Books - Respite, Hopice & Palliative Care | End-of-Life


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Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States.

 

Medicare.

 

Medicaid.

 

Pensions -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Videos - ElderCare & Terminal Illness