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Adult Placement Network works to connect seniors and their caregivers with the assistance they need to live fulfilling lives. While many of these resources are national in scope they benefit seniors living in the greater Portland, Oregon Area.
Administration on Aging- The administration on Aging website provides valuable information to seniors and their caregivers on benefits and government programs that provide senior assistance. Portland seniors may also find the latest news.
Elder Web.com- Portland seniors will find long term care information on this site. It includes a searchable database of organizations, and an expanding library of articles and reports, news, and events related to senior care. Portland seniors and their caregivers will find the site informative on many topics.
Medicare Rights Center- Medicare can be confusing and answers to questions can be hard to locate. You will find this a very useful senior resource for Portland seniors and their caregivers. You will get the answers to your questions here.
National Family Caregivers Association- NFCA is a grass roots organization created to educate, support, empower and speak for the millions of Americans who care for chronically ill, aged or disabled loved ones. If you provide senior services to a loved one, this site could be helpful.
National Institute on Aging- This government department connected with the National Institute of Health is a source of information on senior health issues. The National Institute on Aging leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. You will find information on how to provide assistance to seniors through the aging process with an emphasis on health and exercise information.
Law Offices of Nay & Freidenberg- When an individual is no longer capable of handling his or her activities of daily living - generally defined as eating, dressing, bathing, mobility and cognition - there are high emotional and financial costs associated with providing for these needs in an appropriate setting. When you turn to Elder Law attorneys it helps you plan to ensure that your loved one's assets are sufficient to provide for both his or her needs.
The American Geriatric Society- AGS is the professional organization of health care providers who are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults. You can find out what programs AGS is actively advocating and changes it is seeking to bring to senior care.
National Association for Home Care- NAHC is a trade association committed to representing the interests of the home care and hospice community. Many issues affecting senior caregivers are discussed on the NAHC website.
Adult Placement Network helps you find long term senior care solutions such as: Assisted Living, Retirement Communities and Home Health Care in the greater Portland, Oregon Area.