Are There Other Resources for Me?
There are many resources for seniors and those who care for them. Seniors Helping Seniors® DuPage County in-home care service 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:
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 caregivers.
Brookdale Center on Aging The largest multidisciplinary gerontology center in the Northeast.
ElderNet A senior's online guide to health, housing, legal services, financial services, retirement, lifestyle, news, and entertainment.
ElderWeb Virtual community of computer-using older adults.
Senior Advice Solve the problem of understanding and finding the best assisted living and senior care for your loved ones.
Senior Circle Interactive community of active senior citizens with discussion groups, travel opportunities, health information, and more.
Senior.com This online community provides senior-oriented products, services, information, and entertainment.
Senior Guidance Provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.
Senior Link 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 Resource Guide National resources for health and wellness, entertainment, caregiving, housing, financing, travel, and much more.
Senior Sites A listing of non-profit helpers for senior housing, healthcare, and services.
Senior Solutions Personalized process in finding local, long term care living solutions for seniors. Helping you understand your care options including Independent Living, Assisted living, Memory Care, Continuing Care, Skilled Nursing and more!
Testing.com Our mission is to make personal health information accessible to everyone and empowering all of us to take control of our own health. By providing in-depth guides and comprehensive resources, we hope to help individuals and families make the well-informed health decisions.
Third Age Topic areas include health care, computers, retirement, investing, caregiving, travel, news, grandparenting, and much more
Westmont Chamber of Commerce SENIOR RESOURCE GROUP A trusted network of companies and professionals providing education, services, products and support to the senior community of Westmont and surrounding areas of Illinois.
Federal, State, & Local Government
Administration on Aging Information for older persons, their families, and those concerned about enriching the lives of the elderly.
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.