You may want to visit other sites for more information:
Great information on how to claim tax deductions for qualified medical expenses and the cost of care.
Secrets of Happiness from the Oldest of the Old
Information on basic lifestyle and dietary guidelines, remaining active and avoiding dangerous drugs. Knowing when to ask for additional help and making sure caretakers are reputable are also key factors in ensuring a high quality of living.
The California Partnership for Long Term Care offers an honest, straightforward look at the facts, the costs and the emotional challenges of long-term care, while weighing real world solutions.
You can access 5,600 nonprofit associations dedicated to helping people make the most of the aging experience.
The Dept. of Health and Human Resources Administration on Aging site which provides information on home and community based services to help the elderly maintain their health and independence. There are links to find local programs, information on medicare, long term planning, etc.
Our local agency dedicated to helping seniors and those with disabilities. Golden Umbrella runs programs for seniors and a support group for families dealing with Alzhiemer's Disease.