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Looking for caregiving tools? Caring for a loved one is a difficult task to face alone. To help you navigate the complex and sometimes overwhelming options available for senior care, we assembled this index of valuable resources for your reference. To view a specific topic, please click on one of the buttons above.
We believe in empowering families to make the right decisions for their parents and relatives. That’s why we curated this list of tools to contain the best tips, directories, blogs, and financial assistance available on the web. Whether you’re looking for a caregiver, a long-term care facility, or information on the associated costs of senior care, we wanted to be as thorough as possible for your benefit.
If you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or to contact a qualified medical professional.
This list provides general information about senior care, including how to find care and how to choose the right type of care for your family. You can use this list to become familiar with the different standards for home care, how to move a loved one into a new home, and how to locate qualified professionals who can make your transition easier.
AARP Local Resources List
National Move Managers
Area Aging Service Provider Finder
Multiple Guides For Senior Care
Family Caregiver Alliance
AARP HomeFit Guide
AARP Glossary of Care
Geriatric Care Manager
National Aging In Place – Planning for Aging In Place
These tools explain the different costs, subsidies, and government programs that can help you pay for senior care. If you’re looking for explanations on caregiving costs or types of insurance, this section is for you.
AARP – Understandin LTCi
Medicare Advantage Options
Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program
Ultimate Aid and Attendance Guide
What is Medicare Advantage?
These websites will help you find the right doctors, clinics, and hospitals for your family’s senior care. Finding the right provider can be a complex, personal choice, so we selected these tools to help you navigate online reviews and locations.
CMS – Compare Hospitals & Doctors
Best Geriatric Hospitals
These resources can connect you with Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) near you, complete with costs and reviews. You can use these tools to search national listings for the best ALFs.
Find Assisted Living (no cost to you)
Assisted Living Review
These directories can help you locate and compare the best nursing homes in your area for long-term senior care. If your loved one is looking for a new home in a community of other seniors, these lists will help you get there.
Nursing Home Compare
U.S. News Best Nursing Homes
If you’re looking for home care, hospice care, or end-of-life care, these search tools can help you get started. Whether you need information on agency accreditation or patients’ rights, these websites will offer a thorough explanation.
Understand Home Care 101
Home Care Reviews
VNA and Hospice Basics
VNA and Hospice Agency Locator
Is your family providing care to your loved ones directly? These tips and guides will make your job easier. You can use these websites to find information on the appropriate prescriptions, forms, and regulations for providing care.
AARP Pill Identifier
Elder Law Attorney Locator
AAA Senior Driving Ability Guide
Advanced Directive Forms by State
Elder Scams and Fraud Tracker
5 Wishes Advanced Directives
Caregiver Stress Check
These locators will connect you with the best adult daycare centers in your area to protect and nurture your loved ones. You can also find specialists for providing Alzheimer’s and dementia care while prioritizing safety and comfort.
Adult Day Care Finder
Alzheimer’s Association Adult Day Care Finder
This library of helpful guides can help you navigate the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. It includes tips for cognitive assessment and communication with loved ones affected by these illnesses.
AA Dementia Care Resources
AA Virtual Library of Information
AA Cognitive Assessment Tools
These groups and organizations offer valuable insights on how to age in place and connect with other seniors. You can use these tools to connect with other caregivers and seniors who are familiar with elder care.
Caregiver Action Network
Elder Orphans / Solo Aging Facebook Group
Next Step in Care