Aging Life Care Association (you can hire a GCM to find resources, develop care plans, complete an assessment of your aging relative):

Assisted Living Federation of America: 703-894-1805 or

Benefits CheckUp (you can search to learn about services that may help):

Caregiver Action Network:

Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors

Center for Medicare Advocacy (helps you with Medicare appeals):

ElderCare Locator (will refer to you local Area Agencies on Aging): 800-677-1116

Family Caregiver Alliance:

Five Wishes (a wonderful handbook to document end-of-life care wishes):

Financial Planning Association: 800-322-4237 or


Medicare: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) or

My Medicare Matters (provides step-by-step help to choose a Medicare plan for the first time, reassess coverage each year during open enrollment, and answer common questions about Medicare and what it covers) 

The Mesothelioma Guide

National Academy of ElderLaw Attorneys: 520-881-4005 or

National Adult Day Services Association: 877-745-1440 or

National Library of Medicine (terrific research resource):

National Association for Home Care and Hospice: 202-547-7424 or

National Hospice and Palliative Care Association:

National Association of Senior Move Managers: 877-606-2766 or

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (works to increase transportation options for older adults and enhance their ability to live more independently within their communities):

Next Step in Care website (the website offers a range of guides and checklists—most intended for family caregivers of persons with serious illness, with some specifically for health care providers—designed to make patients’ transitions between care settings smoother and safer)

Social Security Administration:  1-800-772-1213 or 

The Recovery Village:

U.S. Administration of Aging:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support: (toll-free) 1-855-260-3274 or The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

Six Things Seniors Can Do To Improve Memory

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

10 Easy Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Mental Health and Well-Being

Eating for Your Brain as a Senior

Overcoming The Loss Of A Child Without Drugs Or Alcohol — A Parent’s Guide

Mourning A Parent or Spouse’s Death

Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room at Home

The Definitive Guide to Stair Safety for a Person with Dementia


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