Mission: To educate and improve the experience of aging for mature adults and their caregivers.

Helpful Links

ACME Posture Partner (helps support older adults who have weak spinal or back muscles)
www.acmeposturepartner.com

Adjustable Bed Guide

Adverse Drug Reactions
Drug Recall Center

ALIMED (provider of medical, healthcare and ergonomic products to support patients at home or in a facility) http://www.alimed.com/

AMR Air Ambulance  (a healthcare company providing worldwide bed to bed services for fixed wing air ambulance, medical escort and intl. commercial stretcher since 2002)  https://www.amrairambulance.com/

Beginner’s Guide to Healthy & Responsible Vaping
http://www.vape-town.co.uk/vaping-guide/

General Caregiving Resources (AARP approved)     https://www.caregiving.genworth.com

Tips for Caregiving in the Home

The Caregiver Partnership    www.caregiverpartnership.com offers medical & personal care supplies

www.caregiverpartnership.com/resources/categories/ provides resources in many categories.

The Complete Guide to Traveling with a Medical Condition http://www.insurancewith.com/travelling-with-a-medical-condition/

Consumer Safety Website    http://consumersafety.org

Great Website for Assistive Devices

http://www.parentgiving.com/

Rehabmart.com – leading provider of medical supplies, rehabilitation products and healthcare technologies

National Incontinence   http://www.nationalincontinence.com/

Just Home Medical offers home safety equipment including ambulatory aids, medical equipment, and incontinence protection.
http://justhomemedical.com/

Ruth J Clark Fashion Moves Inclusive Designs for people with dementia
www.fashionmovescompetition.blogspot.com
250-314-1849

Caregiver list highlights nursing homes and services by stateAlso offers info about caregiving jobs
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Widgets.aspx

SeniorCareStress.com is a website written by experts who live and breathe caregiving every single day. Many of them are home care agency owners or assisted living facility owners who help families with caregiving nationwide. SeniorCareStress.com offers a Free 10-Part Series (via email) on caregiving that covers caregiver tips, family caregivers, long-distance caregiving, paying for care, caregiver stress, caregiver burnout and much more.

http://taichihealthproducts.org/exercise/
This website offers exercises for older adults and includes videos and CDs for practicing TaiChi.

 

Other Helpful Websites:

Alcohol Awareness Council    www.drugabuse.com                                 www.addiction-treatment.com

Alzheimer’s Association
www.alz.org

Alzheimer’s Reading Room
www.alzheimersreadingroom.com

Area Agencies on Aging
http://www.n4a.org/

American Association of Retired Persons (Driver Safety Program)
www.aarp.org

American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org

American Disability Association
http://www.adanet.org/

American Heart Association
www.heart.org

American Lung Association
www.lung.org

Quit Smoking Community!   http://quitsmokingcommunity.org/)

American Parkinson Disease Association Inc.

www.apdaparkinson.org

American Stroke Association
www.strokeassociation.org

Addl. Stroke info
usgovinfo.about.com/od/medicalnews/a/strokewarn.htm

Asbestos.com provides info on the diseases related to asbestos exposure
http://www.asbestos.com

Assistive Devices link
www.parentgiving.com

Senior Housing Website  –  http://www.assistedliving.com/

Info to help potential residents select assisted living   https://www.aboutassistedliving.org/

Center for Medicines and Healthy Aging

www.ascpfoundation.org

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

Cue You – Cue early dementia or disability clients via cues sent on iphonehttp://www.CueYouLtd.com

CoverMissouri (info on MO health care reform progress) 
http://www.covermissouri.org

Department of Health and Senior Services
www.dhss.mo.gov

Disabilities & Resources
DisabilityInfo.gov

Car Insurance for People with Disabilities:
https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/auto/resources/people-with-disabilities/

Resources & Funding for Independent Living
https://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/home-modification-for-disability/

Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability
https://www.moneygeek.com/careers/resources/workers-with-disabilities-and-ada/

Drugs.com to find info on drugs.  Check with your pharmacist for interactions and duplications if you are using multiple doctors.
www.drugs.com

ECareDiary.com
Online calendar and personal health info organizer.

Eldercare Locator
www.medicare.gov

Eldercare Locator for Senior Housing
www.eldercare.gov

Eldercare Online
www.ec-online.net

Elder Law Answers
http://www.elderlawanswers.com

Empowering Caregivers
www.care-givers.com

Family Doctor Online (Has senior tab with great health info)
www.familydoctor.org

Hearing Impaired Resources:
www.seriweb.com/hearing.htm
www.silentcall.com

Hospice Foundation of America
www.hospicefoundation.org

Housing Resources
www.seniorresource.com

Housing & Mortgage Information
http://www.mortgageloan.com/seniors/

Leiomyosarcoma Info – malignant tumor that affects supportive tissues of the body

Medicare.gov Compare Services
http://www.medicare.gov/quality-care-finder/

The Truth About Medicare from United Medicare Advisors

Mental Health America
http://www.mha-em.org

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri (Formerly the Mental Health Association of Greater St. Louis)
www.mha-em.org

Mesothelioma Treatment Community Home Page Mesothelioma Treatment Community

Mesothelioma information for Firefighters
Mesothelioma information for Veterans
What is asbestos?
What is mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma treatment options

Mesothelioma Guide
http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/

MesotheliamaSpecialists.org  www.mesotheliomagroup.com/caregivers supports caregivers & families

Mesothelioma Fund – 800-215-9896  www.mesotheliomafund.com  This organization offers financial support to individuals facing financial hardship paying for medical treatment.

Missouri No Call Website:          http://ago.mo.gov/nocall  or call 866-289-9633

Missouri Senior’s Legal Helpline
http://www.moaging.com/legalhelp

MS Society
www.nmss.org

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
www.caremanager.org

National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
www.naela.org

National Council on Aging
www.ncoa.org

National Family Caregivers Association (DBA Caregiver Action Network)
www.caregiveraction.org

Nursing Home Abuse Guide
www.nursinghomeabuseguide.com

National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov
www.nihseniorhealth.gov

National Senior Citizens Law Center

www.nsclc.org

New Lifestyles Offers directory to all types of senior housing throughout the US
www.newlifestyles.com

Nursing Home Compare (ratings for nursing homes)
www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/

PayingforSeniorCare
 http://www.payingforseniorcare.com/

SeniorAdvisor – resources on senior housing facilities across US & Canada
www.senioradvisor.com

Senior Care Pharmacist
www.seniorcarepharmacist.com

Senior Driver Safety
helpguide.org/elder/senior_citizen_driving.htm

http://www.sandiegoduiattorneynow.com/senior-driver-safety-and-elderly-resources/

Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov

Society for the Blind
www.societyfortheblind.org

Addl. website
www.wvu.edu/~scidis/hrgorg.html

St. Louis Help  (Health Equipment Lending Program)  www.stlhelp.org  or call 314-567-4700

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
www.samhsa.gov

The Center for an Accessible Society
www.accessiblesociety.org

VACaregivers Home
www.caregiver.va.gov

Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov

WEBMD
www.webmd.com

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