Helpful Resources

When you or a family member need long-term care it is quite a challenge to locate all of the wonderful resources that are available to help you. Use the numerous resources in this section to help you find what is available for you and your family.

Recommended Publications
"Long-Term Care -Your Financial Planning Guide - 2007"
Phyllis R. Shelton
"How to Care for Aging Parents"
Virginia Morris, Robert Butler
"The Complete Eldercare Planner: Where to Start, Which Questions to Ask, and How to Find Help"
Joy Loverde
"Therapeutic Caregiving : A Practical Guide for Caregivers of Persons With Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Causing Diseases"
Barbara J. Bridges, Jaime Temairik (Illustrator)
"Caregiving : The Spiritual Journey of Love, Loss, and Renewal"
Beth Witrogen McLeod
"The Continuum of Long-Term Care"
Connie J. Evashwick
"Long-Term Care Insurance Made Simple"
Les Abromovitz
"Beat the Nursing Home Trap : A Consumer's Guide to Assisted Living & Long-Term Care (3rd Ed)"
Joseph L. Matthews
"'What Should We Do About Mom?' : A New Look at Growing Old"
Richard T., M.D. Conard, Jill Laforge Jones
"Aging Is A Family Affair"
Doug Manning
Consumer Guide to Long-Term Care
Gary Ilminen, Gary R. Ilminen R. N.
"How to Protect Your Life Savings From Catastrophic Illness"
Harley Gordon
"Living Well With Parkinson's"
Glenna W. Atwood
"Living Well With MS"
David Carroll
"The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with AD and Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life"
Nancy Mace and Peter Rabins
"After the Stroke: Coping With America's Third Leading Cause of Death"
Evelyn Shirk
"For the Well Spouse of the Chronically Ill"
Maggie Mainstay
"Alzheimer's Disease Frequently Asked Questions: Making Sense of the Journey"
Frena Gray-Davidson
"The Practical Guide to Aging: What Everyone Needs to Know"
Christine K. Cassel, George, A. Vallasi
"Who Will Care for Us?: Aging and Long-Term Care in Multicultural America"
Jacqueline L. Angel (Contributor), Ronald J. Angel
"Don't Put Me In A Nursing Home!"
Claude Amarnick, D.O.
"Elder Rage or Take My Father....Please!"
Jacqueline Marcell
Handy Hotlines
American Health Care Association 202.842.4444
Alzheimer's Association 800.272.3900
American Council of the Blind 800.424.8666
American Diabetes Association 800.342.2383
Arthritis Foundation 800.283.7800
Assisted Living Federation of America 703.691.8100
Eldercare Locator 800.677.1116
Medicare Hotline 800.MEDICARE 800.633.4273
National Cancer Institute 800.422.6237
National Hospice Organization 800.658.8898
National Institute on Aging 800.222.2225
National Mental Health Association 800.969.6642
National Osteoporosis Foundation 800.223.9994
National Association of Home Care 202.547.7424
Social Security 800.772.1213