Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 10:54 AM
Resources related to the Be Well: Caregiving coverage.
Fairhill Partners offers a variety of services and classes that caregivers can attend.
The McGregor PACE program provides assistance to people who would like to remain in their own homes rather than move into a nursing care facility. Visit this website to learn about how to apply for this program.
The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging provides cost-effective assistance to individuals with chronic illnesses and their families.
The Jewish Family Services Association provides mental health, intellectual and developmental disability, domestic violence, emergency shelter, older adult, home care, and college financial aid services to those who need it.
The Alzheimer’s Association provides several support and enrichment programs to those living with a memory or thinking disorder and their families.
The Carolyn L. Farrell Foundation strives to empower those affected by dementia and mental illness through art care and community outreach.
The following article by The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) explains the trials of FTD on patients and their families.
Eliza Jennings in Lakewood has introduced SAIDO Learning, a program aimed at reducing cognitive decline and restoring memory.
Planning for retirement is a necessity nowadays, especially for those in the baby boomer generation. This article will give you facts, tips, and resources regarding how to be prepared for retirement.
The following article by The Alzheimer’s Association is very informative on Alzheimer’s and dementia related illnesses. It is very educational on symptoms as well as facts and figures regarding caregiving in America.
This article by Nari Rhee takes a look at workplace retirement plan coverage and examines the readiness of working-age households.
This study, conducted by Evercare, is about family caregivers and the issues they face, including the financial burden of caregiving.
Here is a copy of the U.S. Senate’s 2013 report to Congress from the Commission on Long-term Care. It calls for a well-coordinated and high-quality system for long term care for the elderly and people with cognitive limitations.
This article gives several statistics regarding the “sandwich generation” - people that are caregivers, raising kids, and planning for their own retirement. It highlights U.S. Senator Bob Casey’s hearing with the U.S. Senate Aging Committee.
This analysis focuses on people who are 18 and older providing care to someone age 50 years or older. The article examines what certain caregivers do for a living and how caregiving affects their daily lives.
This list of screenings is free and include some or all of the following obesity-related tests: blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index and cholesterol.