Senior Care and Caregiver Resources

Finding and securing the very best for your loved ones.

Presbyterian Communities and Services is a valuable resource, not only for living options that suit your needs and preferences today, but for information and referrals to other resources in senior living. Whether for yourself or someone you love, we can help steer you toward the help you need. Start with these useful links.

AARP

The nation’s leading organization for people age 50 and older.
www.aarp.org

Administration on Aging

Site provides an overview on a variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.
www.aoa.gov

Alzheimer's Association

The world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. The first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
www.alz.org

American Geriatrics Society

The premier professional organization of healthcare providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults.
www.americangeriatrics.org

BrightFocus Foundation

A charitable organization dedicated to funding research on age-related and degenerative diseases, providing public education and emergency financial assistance to persons with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.
www.brightfocus.org

Care Manager

Referral site to locate geriatric care managers who assess needs, identify and coordinate care resources. www.caremanager.org

Care Pathways

Site created and maintained by RNs to provide older adults and their families access to quality healthcare information, products and services.
www.carepathways.com

Children’s Hospice International

CHI provides education, training and technical assistance to providers who care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families.
www.chionline.org

FDA Information for Older People

Articles, brochures and other publications with information on a wide range of health issues.
www.fda.gov/oc/seniors

Healthfinder

A government website with links to health-related information resources on the Internet.
www.healthfinder.gov

HospiceNet

Provides information and support to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses.
www.hospicenet.org

LeadingAge

An association of 6,000 organizations working together to enable and empower people to live fully as they age. www.leadingage.org

Long-Term Care

Site developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide information and resources to help you and your family plan for future long-term care needs.
www.longtermcare.gov

Medicare

Official U.S. government Medicare site.
www.medicare.gov

Medicare Rights Center

The largest independent source of healthcare information and assistance in the United States for people with Medicare.
www.medicarerights.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

The largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs in the United States.
www.nhpco.org

National Institute on Aging

The National Institute on Aging leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging to extend the healthy, active years of life.
www.nih.gov/nia

RetirementHomes.com

North America’s largest senior living directory that offers the most up-to-date detailed listing information on many types of senior housing options, covering the continuum of care and beyond.
www.retirementhomes.com

WebMD

The leading provider of online information, research, educational services and communities for physicians and consumers.
www.webmd.com