Aging Parents & Elder Care
This website includes a wealth of information – articles, comprehensive checklists, and links to key resources designed to make it easier for people caring for an aging parent or elderly spouse. It enables them to quickly find the information they need and avoid missing things that are important to the care they provide for their loved one.
The Alzheimer’s Association is a world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. It is the first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments, and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services, and research.
Crosstown Movers has seven full-service branches throughout the state of Oregon and offers a variety of moving and storage options.
Elder Law Specialists
Created by a nationwide network of attorneys, this website provides consumers with clear information on legal issues facing seniors. Consumers may find qualified elder law attorneys by searching by telephone area code. The site offers primers on Medicaid, Medicare, estate planning, and long-term care planning. Handy tools include calculators and checklists.
International Council on Active Aging
The ICAA is dedicated to changing the way people age by uniting and working with professionals in the retirement, assisted living, fitness, rehabilitation, and wellness fields. Its primary focus is on changing society’s perceptions of aging and improving the quality of life for aging baby boomers and older adults with the six dimensions of wellness. It publishes The Journal on Active Aging, a bimonthly magazine, a weekly newsletter, ICAA In the News, and operates a website with helpful research, information, and tools.
Long-Term Care Insurance
This site provides an unbiased information source for long-term care insurance. Its goal is to be a guide to consumers through the complex levels of information about LTC insurance. The site has articles about LTC insurance and those who request a quote will be contacted by an agent who will help them understand the options available.
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education, and public advocacy. They work for the nearly ten million people in the U.S. living with Parkinson’s by funding promising scientific research and supporting people with Parkinson’s, their families, and caregivers through educational programs and support services.
Senior Job Bank
Senior Job Bank is a non-profit, non-government, referral service that lists occasional, part-time, flexible, temporary or even full-time jobs. The service primarily covers the United States but also posts openings in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Senior Job Bank has no direct involvement in the transactions and receives no fees from either party. Resumes and jobs can be posted free.