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Elder Care ResourcesHelp & Care is happy to provide the following links to other sites that you may find useful:

 

The Senior’s Choice
If you or someone you know needs in-home care outside of the Los Gatos, Saratoga, Campbell, San Jose, Morgan Hill and Gilroy area, we are pleased to recommend our colleagues throughout North America. As fellow members of The Senior’s Choice, the nation’s largest network of independent private duty companies, we represent the highest level of senior care available for your loved ones. To find a member of The Senior’s Choice in your area, simple visit their website by clicking on the above link.

 

Bright Focus Foundation
Bright Focus Foundation is one of America’s leading supporters of scientific and medical investigations into Alzheimer’s disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration, heart disease, and stroke.

 

AARP
American Association of Retired Persons provides resources and advice on finances, travel, health, and technology.

 

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
N4A’s primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

 

The Alzheimer’s Association
The leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer research. The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

 

Medicare

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older.

 

What is the training process for caregivers?

“Certified Companion Aide (CCA®)”, “Certified Hospice Companion Aide (CHCA®)”,  “Fall Prevention Program”