Caring for Parents

Aging Parents Brochure

Difficult Conversations Brochure

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.

Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know

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.

The Importance of Home Inspections for Seniors Looking to Age in Place

Caregiving Basics: Things to Prepare When Taking Care of Seniors

Caregiving at an Early Age

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Senior Finance: Fiscal Fitness for The Over Fifty Crowd

Using Reverse Mortgages to Fund a Comfortable Retirement

48 End of Life Care Costs and Statistics for Families and Caregivers

How to Get Free or Low-Cost Disposable Adult Diapers  

Medicare

Caregiving Resources

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

Training

Fox Rehabilitation  Dementia Playbook for Caregivers  Physical, occupational, & speech training to support & guide caregivers dealing with dementia-related behaviors.

Caregiving Associations

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.

Care 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.

 

Articles

A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding, Recognizing, and Preventing Elder Abuse    A guide from Maryville University for family members and caregivers looking for information to help recognize and prevent abuse.