Useful Links

Local Links

  • A fantastic new program that provides the care needed to keep people IN THEIR HOMES when they need nursing home level of care.

http://stfrancishealthcare.org/life/

  • State of Delaware information on Adult Day Services. Adult Day Services provide activities and assistance for people with physical and/or mental impairments who cannot be left alone for long periods of time. For example, a person may use adult day services while his or her primary caregiver (such as a family member) is at work.

http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dsaapd/adc.html

  • State of Delaware, Resources for the Elderly

http://courts.delaware.gov/chancery/guardianship/Resources_for_the_Elderly1.pdf

 

About Alzheimer’s and other forms of Dementia:

  • Answers the question, “What is dementia?”

http://www.alz.org/what-is-dementia.asp

  • Learn more about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_1973.asp

 

Resources and Information For Seniors and their Caregivers:

  • State of Delaware, Resources for the Elderly

http://courts.delaware.gov/chancery/guardianship/Resources_for_the_Elderly1.pdf

  • The site contains a free and confidential screening tool to determine eligibility for nearly 1,000 unique state and federal programs for older people and their caregivers and provides detailed instructions on how to apply for them. Users answer an interactive series of questions and then are presented with resources relevant to their profile

http://www.benefitscheckup.org/

  • This site provides consumer information on how to select the proper level of care, including a check list for choosing a nursing facilities.

http://careconversations.org/home.aspx

  • This site provides a database of resources that help pay for or reduce the cost of long term care. The database can be searched by demographic and situational information.

http://www.payingforseniorcare.com

 

For Anyone:

  • Learn about psychotherapy, and search the site for information on topics of concern or interest.

http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/