Caring for Parents
A Family's Guide to Caring for Aging Parents This guide takes you through the essential things you need to take into account when considering in-home care so you can help your beloved lead full, supported lives when they need it the most.
Caregivers Resources An extensive online library for caregivers that includes articles, reports, links, and more.
ParentGiving.com Parentgiving is your one-stop resource for all kinds of products for seniors living at home. In our catalog, we're proud to offer the top brands in adult diapers, incontinence supplies, nutrition supplies, mobility solutions, and aging-in-place products for seniors, caregivers, and facilities.
Cost of Care
Memory Care In Illinois This guide will cover the cost of memory care in Illinois, financial assistance options for paying for memory care, free memory care resources in the state, and a directory of memory care facilities in Illinois.
Debt Relief Options for Seniors Debt reduction services available to help senior citizens who find themselves struggling to get out of a financial hole.
48 End of Life Care Costs and Statistics for Families and Caregivers End of life care costs and statistics show a high cost of care in the last few months of life. The cost of hospital care, palliative care, and hospice care are part of end-of-life costs for most people. In the last month of life, hospital costs can add up to $32,379 and hospice care up to $17,845. In addition to medical care, the average funeral cost ranges from $750 for a cremation with no service to $15,500 for a burial with a service.
Fox Rehabilitation Navigating the Medicare Maze of Rehabilitative Services Physical, Occupational, & Speech Therapy Claims
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) If you need assistance choosing the right Medicare plan.
Medicare Advantage Plans in Illinois Information from Paying For Senior Care about Medicare Advantage, a privately offered health insurance, also
known as Medicare Part C.
Caring.com/Medicare A Guide to Medicare Benefits
Family Caregiver Alliance/National Center on Caregiving An online source of information, support, and resources for family caregivers of adults with chronic, physical, or cognitive conditions.
National Alliance for Caregiving Advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy.
National Caregiving Foundation An organization concerned about the problems, worries, and sadness that can affect caregivers.
National Family Caregivers Association The Caregiver Action Network serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease.
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving establishes local, state, national, and international partnerships committed to building quality, long-term, home, and community-based services.
CareInHomes Matches families with agencies that have trusted, nurturing caregivers ready to provide their loved ones with the respect, dignity, and assistance they need to maintain quality of life in the comfort of their own homes. It’s why we’re committed to helping families find caregiver agencies for their most cherished love ones.