Elder Care Topics

Elder Care Topics

Click on each link for detailed information on an array of subjects:

Senior Living Long-Term Care Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Home Care Options, Adult Day Care, Aging in Place

Alzheimer’s Awareness: Sundown Syndrome, Mini-Mental State Exam, Various Alzheimer’s Web Links

Fun and Games: Puzzles, trivia, and more to keep seniors’ minds sharp

Visiting Angels’ Family Advantages: Learn about our money-saving Family Advantages program—Visiting Angels’ nationwide program offering special discounts on products and services.


Resources to Assist the Sight Impaired: Eye Disorders, Tips on Coping with Low Vision, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, Caregiver Tips for People with Low Vision, Vision Myths,Assistive Products and Home Modifications for Those with Vision Impairment

Benefits of Homecare: Help In Deciding if Home Care is for you, Private Duty vs. Agency, Tips from the National Institute on Aging, What Are ADLs

Coordinating Care for Your Elder Loved One: Aging In Place Design Tips, Social Work and Long Term Care Services, Personal Emergency Response Systems, Money and Legal Matters, Products for Aging Comfortably

Heart Health Resources: Warning Signs, High Blood Pressure, Everyday Heart Health, Cardiovascular Disease Stats, Heart Information Sheets, Heart Healthy Grocery List, Heart-Healthy Diet, Understanding Stroke, How’s Your Heart?, Smoking Among Adults: Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke, Tobacco, Heart Disease and Stroke

Depression Masking as Dementia: Link Between Alzheimer’s and Depression, Memory Screening Questions, Tips for Helping Understand an Elder Depressed Person, Screening Tool for Depression

Exercise and Activity for Good Health, No Matter the Age: Web sites about Exercise & Activity for Good Health

Gadget Corner: Gadgets for Seniors, Caregivers and Others

Immunization Awareness: Why Should Older Adults Be Immunized?, Personal Prevention Charts, Flu Vaccine, Pneumococcal Vaccine, Shingles Vaccine, Shots for Safety, Staying Healthy at 50+

Local Resources for Seniors: Listings for Mercer & Burlington Counties, NJ

Living with and Caring For Cancer: Chemotherapy Questions, Cancer Caregiver Checklist, Understanding the Diagnosis, Caregiving for Your Loved One With Cancer, Caring for a Cancer Patient, Home Care for Cancer Patients, Cancer prevention: 7 Steps to Reduce Your Risk, Cancer Treatment, Cancer Types, Common Questions About Diet and Cancer, Cancer Caregiver Burnout, Frequently Asked Questions About Hospice

Long Distance Caregiving: Ways to Help Care for Your Loved Ones from Far Away

Family Caregivers: Reduce Caregiver Burnout, Inspirational Quotes for Caregivers, Respite Tips for Caregivers, Burnout Symptoms, Understanding Respite Care, Self-Care for Family Caregivers, Achieving Emotional Distance From Overwhelming Caregiving Responsibilities, Workplace Programs For Family Caregivers, Family Caregiving Statistics, Tips For Surviving the Stressful Holiday Season, FAQ’s on Caregiving, Social Networking Community For Caregivers

Nutrition for Seniors: Daily Food Record Sheet, Nutritional Screening Tool, Tips for Eating Well, Online Nutritional Screening, Healthy Meals for One or Two, Planning for Leftovers, Evaluating and Treating Unintentional Weight Loss in the Elderly, Nutrition Guidelines for Seniors

Options to Age at Home: Assessing Needs to Remain at Home with Assistance, Options for Care Defined, Models and Payment Options of In-home Care Providers, Home Safety, Home Design, Aging in Place Technology Watch, Personal Emergency Response System FAQs, Center for Aging Services Technologies, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, American Association for Long Term Care Insurance, Top 10 Things to Know if You’re Interested in a Reverse Mortgage

Parkinson’s Disease: Challenges and Choices: Providing Care for Parkinson’s Disease, Safe Ideas for a Parkinson’s Home, Stages of Parkinson’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease Fact Sheet, 10 Signs that Your Parent Might Have Parkinson’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease Caregiving, Combating Depression in Parkinson’s Disease, National Parkinson Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease and Your Home, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

In-Home Care: Protecting Yourself as a Consumer: Understanding the Risks of Registries, Top 10 Reasons to Hire an Agency Instead of Going Through a Registry or Independent Hire, Are You An Employer of a Caregiver? (understanding the liabilities of hiring a home care aide independently), How to Choose a Home Care Provider, Hiring a Caregiver Can Be Taxing, Safe at Home? Research Report, National Center on Elder Abuse, Hiring a Caregiver for In-Home Help, Choosing In-Home Care

Stress-Free Holidays – Caring for the Caregiver: Helping Seniors Beat the Holiday Blues, Holiday Activities that Cross the Generations, Holiday Stress Assessment for Caregivers, Avoiding Family Caregiver Holiday Traps, Stress, Depression and the Holidays: 12 Tips for Coping, Holiday Stress Assessment for Caregivers, Caregiving and the Holidays, Managing Holiday Stress: Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers, Five Ways to Alzheimer’s-Proof Your Holidays

Family Survival Kit: A list of questions to be ask when seeking home care NJ.