Florida Senior Care Resource
Helping Florida Serve the Geriatric Care needs of it's Senior Citizens
Florida Senior Care is a big part of Florida. Over the last century elderly people have been migrating to Florida for its warm weather and healthy senior environment. Here at Aging Wisely we hope to continue in this long tradition of serving our nation's elderly parents, relatives and loved ones.
Below you'll find a list of links we believe important to not only helping Florida seniors care for themselves but also nationwide and international citizens looking to make Florida their home. Use the following links below to help guide you through your research.
Below you can find resources dealing with Alzheimer's, Florida Caregivers, Geriatric Care Management, Florida Prescription Drug Information, along with Housing and Legal Issues. If you have any questions about Medicare and Medicaid in Florida please feel free to contact us.
It's our pleasure here at Aging Wisely to provide you with the best information we can concerning senior care in Florida. If you are in need of any further information on Florida or any of its health care services including geriatric care management please call us at 1-888-807-2551.
http://www.alz.org - Alzheimer's Association
http://www.alzwell.com - Caregiver support dedicated to helping dementia caregivers
http://www.alzheimers.org - Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center - information about Alzheimer's disease and related disorders
http://www.caregiving.com - Solutions to caregiving situations, managing stress and making decisions
http://www.caregiver.org - National Alliance for Caregiving, a non-profit organization for family caregivers and the professionals with whom they work (provides research, education, awareness, advocacy)
http://www.careplanner.org - A decision support tool for seniors, caregivers, family, friends and professionals
http://www.nahc.org - National Association for Home Care - representing the interests of the home care & hospice community, includes tips and locator service
http://www.caremanager.org - National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
http://www.fgcma.org - Florida Geriatric Care Managers Association
http://www.needymeds.com -This website offers comprehenzive information on patient assistance programs and prescription drug information.
www.medicare.gov - Medicare's official site, including "Plan Finder/Compare" for the Medicare D program.
http://www.mypillbox.org - Allows you to make weekly medicine schedules, including pictures of medicines
http://www.drugdigest.org - Consumer health and drug information
ELDER CARE/SENIOR ISSUES
http://www.eldercare.gov - The Eldercare Locator - a nationwide toll-free service to help older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors
http://www.ec-online.net - Online community for elder caregivers
http://www.seniorpro.com - Florida Online Directory of Senior Services, Facilities and Resources
http://www.benefitscheckup.org - Helps find programs for seniors that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other essential items or services
http://www.nih.gov - National Institute of Health
http://www.healthfinder.gov - A guide to reliable health information
http://www.hospiceinfo.org - National Hospice Foundation
http://www.HealthandAge.com - Information and websites on health issues for older adults
http://www.familydoctor.org - American Academy of Family Physicians' patient information site, search for useful articles/topics related to seniors and family health
http://www.incontinence.org -Sponsored by the bladder health council (information, diagnosis, and resources)
http://www.fdhc.state.fl.us - FL Health & Human Services: Agency for Health Care Administration (includes nursing home guide, health care facility locator, managed care information, and more)
http://www.aoa.gov - Administration on Aging, created by the Older Americans Act
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http://www.aahsa.org - American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
http://www.assistedlivinginfo.com - Online guide for selecting an ALF, retirement community or other personal care facility
http://www.seniorhousing.net - National directory of retirement homes, assisted living facilities, senior citizen apartments, nursing homes and more
http://www.fdhc.state.fl.us/nhcguide/guide_intro.cfm - Nursing home search/guide for the state of FL, including ratings and other information.
http://www.naela.org - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families - resource of information, education, networking and assistance
http://www.nsclc.org - National Senior Citizens Law Center - advocates nationwide to promote independence and well being of low-income elderly individuals and persons wit disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethic minorities
MEDICARE AND MEDICAID
http://www.medicare.gov - The official U.S. government site for Medicare information. Includes search tools for helpful contacts, Medicare personal plan finders, nursing home comparisons and frequently asked questions
http://www.cms.hhs.gov - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - information for consumers and professional regarding Medicare and Medicaid
http://www.va.gov - Department of Veteran's Affairs
http://www.ssa.gov - Social Security Administration and Social Security Online
http://www.elderabusecenter.org - National Center on Elder Abuse
http://www.myflorida.com - The state of Florida's official web portal, with a wide variety of information and links on government services. Go to "Floridian" and search "Elder and Retirement" for information on topics of importance to seniors and links to the nursing home guide and more.
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Clearwater, FL 33756
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