Senior Care Resources And Links

Stroke: Reducing Your Risk: This special report by the American College of Physicians informs readers about the signs of a stroke and some steps you can take to reduce the risk of having a stroke.
Infection Control: Professional in home caregivers must follow certain procedures by law. This booklet provides general guidelines on infection control for family and friends providing care in the home. The information contained is not intended as a substitute for instructions from a home health agency.
Safety in the Home: This informative booklet contains excellent tips to help families create a safe home environment for older adults. Copyright 2000, Channing Bete Company, USA
Emergency/Disaster Planning for Home Care Providers: This booklet from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security offers important information about what to do in case of emergency or disaster.
About Pain Management: Learn about the pain cycle and preventative measures for discomfort, as well as treatment options for pain.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer research.
NIA1 of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
The American Diabetes AssociationLeads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.
The Arthritis FoundationThe only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions.
The American Dietetic Association is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
The American Heart Association’smission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The American Cancer Society : A nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
National Stroke AssociationReduces the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.
FDCH was statutorily created by Chapter 20, Florida Statutes as the chief health policy and planning entity for the state. FDCH is primarily responsible for the state’s $18 billion Medicaid program that serves over 2.7 million Floridians, the licensure of the state’s 41,000 health care facilities and the sharing of health care data through the Florida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) : NCEA serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.
The Veteran’s Administration’s mission is to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.