Resources available to you or your caregiver to help you live well:
A checklist to help you reduce your risks of falling at home.
A helpful guide on how to communicate with your physician, by the National Institute on aging.
Documents that provide instruction about your future medical care in the event you are unable to express your medical wishes. Learn about Medicare Coverage in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
A free class to help you think through your end-of-life care.
Additional Web Resources:
Providers help and information for families and caregivers
A listing by state and city of numerous facilities
Help to get the conversation going with family members about end-of-life wishes
American Geriatric Foundation’s online guide for family caregivers
Find out what Medicare covers. Compare area home health agencies and nursing homes.
A federal agency dedicated to aging research with helpful information.
A local organization with extensive resources on nutrition, housing, transportation and social services.
Johnson and Johnson Caregiver Initiative
Information on elder issues and forms on Medicaid, guardianships and durable powers of attorney.