Are There Other Resources for Me?
There are many resources for seniors and those who care for them. Seniors Helping Seniors® In-Home Care Services of Shelbyville, Greenwood, and SE Indy Metro has put together a list of some of the most helpful resources for both caregivers and senior care recipients. You’ll find information on everything from healthcare, benefits, and finance to entertainment and social outlets:
Bosma Enterprises Resources for people who are blind or visually impaired.
CICOA Central Indiana Council on Aging is a non-government agency, that oversees state and federal funds and private donations to provide information, advocacy and support services for older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers.
Franklin Active Adult Center Helping seniors engage, empower and enrich their lives in Franklin, Indiana
Johnson County Senior Services Dedicated to maintaining the independence and dignity of Johnson County Seniors
Perry Township Senior Center Helping senior citizens of the greater Perry Township community to maintain or enhance their quality of life
Shelby Senior Services Responding to the ever-changing needs of seniors and their families in Shelby County
American Bar Association-Commission on Law and Aging Elder law resources in your area.
American Society on Aging Advocates for those who are aging and their caregive
ElderWeb Virtual community of computer-using older adults.
SeniorLink Access to elder-care professionals, programs, helpers, facilities, and agencies.
Senior Resource Housing and lifestyle choices, as well as how to plan and pay for them.
Senior Sites A listing of non-profit helpers for senior housing, healthcare, and services.
Third Age Topic areas include health care, computers, retirement, investing, caregiving, travel, news, grandparenting, and much more.
Federal, State, & Local Government
Healthy Aging for Older Adults Helpful information on a wide range of health issues faced by older adults.
Social Security Online The official website of the Social Security Administration.
Health & Medical
Alzheimer's Association The leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support, and research.
Healthfinder Information to help you and your loved ones live well and stay healthy.
Medline The world's most extensive collection of published medical information, coordinated by the National Library of Medicine.
NIH Health Information Page Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
Caregivers Resources An extensive online library for caregivers that includes articles, reports, links, and more.
National Caregiving Organizations A list of organizations that exist to help caregivers.
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, the worries, and the 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.
Books of Interest
Elder Rage How to survive caring for aging parents. A Book-Of-The-Month Club Selection.