Resource Library Search Results


March 2015
5 Resources for Family Caregivers
Tags: Family Caregiving
Format: Website

This article by the National Council on Aging includes 5 resources for family caregivers to help them do their job. Resources include “BenefitsCheckUp,” “My Medication Matters” and more.

January 2015
National Center on Elder Abuse listserv
Tags: Elder Abuse, ListServ
Format: Website

The goal of the ElderAbuse listserv is to provide a forum for professionals working in the area of elder mistreatment to share and solicit information to improve prevention and response efforts for elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

December 2014
Caregiving Support and Help
Tags: Family Caregiving
Format: Fact Sheet, Toolkit, Website

Source: Helpguide.org

This guide provides tips for making family caregiving easier, with an emphasis on those new to family caregiving.

December 2014
The Pets for the Elderly Foundation
Tags: Mental Health, Reducing Isolation
Format: Website

Pets for the Elderly Foundation works to provide companionship to seniors through pet ownership, while also saving animals from shelters.

December 2014
The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers
Tags: Family Caregiving, Mental Health, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: Website

This guide provides tips and advice for the elderly, their caregivers, and family members on how to beat holiday depression.

November 2014
Medicare Beneficiaries with Limited English Proficiency (Interactive Data Visualization Tool)
Tags: Data, Medicare, Multicultural Aging, National
Format: Website

Source: NCOA

How can health professionals determine if they should provide information in other languages? NCOA’s new, interactive data visualization tool can show you how. It provides county-specific data on concentrations of Medicare beneficiaries and languages spoken in the home.

November 2014
Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Tags: Massachusetts, Vision Loss/Blindness, Volunteerism
Format: Website

The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s (MABVI) mission is to work with individuals with vision loss to eliminate barriers and create opportunities. The MABVI website contains information about living with vision loss, community events, fact sheets, resources, volunteer opportunities and more.

November 2014
Massachusetts Lifespan Respite Coalition
Tags: Family Caregiving, Massachusetts, Professional Organizations
Format: Website

The Massachusetts Lifespan Respite Coalition’s (MLRC) mission is to promote and support access to quality respite care options that enhance the lives of individuals and families with special needs throughout the lifespan. Their website contains resources for caregivers, caregiver stories, and more.

November 2014
Caregiving MetroWest
Tags: Family Caregiving, Massachusetts
Format: Website

Caregiving Metrowest is a website devoted to caregivers of elders is 25 MetroWest towns of Massachusetts. The website provides information, connection to resources and community support.

November 2014
800AgeInfo
Tags: Family Caregiving, Massachusetts
Format: Website

800AgeInfo is a website for Massachusetts elders and their families to search for services, elder care agencies, information on programs and more.