Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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- Quiz – How Much Do You Know About Home Care?
- Answers – How Much Do You Know About Home Care?
- What You Need to Know When Hiring a Geriatric Care Manager
- Options for Care at Home, Defined
- Understanding the Models of Care: Making Appropriate Referrals
- Home Care Checklist
- Assessing Needs to Remain at Home
- Models and Payment Options of In-Home Care Providers
- Care Decisions: In-Home Care vs. Outside Facility
Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about Home Care Options.
Senior Magazine offers a home safety checklist to help determine how safe an elderly person’s home environment is for aging in place safely.
AARP provides an assortment of useful and up-to-date resources for aging in the comfort of one’s home, including information on universal design, retrofitting a home to age in place, links to certified aging in place specialists, and more.
Aging in Place Technology Watch
This Web site monitors and reports on all breaking technology news concerning seniors and aging independently at home.
Personal Emergency Response System FAQs
Caregiver.com gives a detailed overview of personal emergency response systems and answers the most common questions about this technology.
Center for Aging Services Technologies
This site contains several videos envisioning the technology of the future and how it will impact aging in place.
Helpguide’s mission is to empower people to understand, prevent, and resolve health challenges. From mental and emotional health, to family relationships, to healthy living, this site has information.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Professional Geriatric Care Managers (PGCMs) are health and human services specialists who help families care for older relatives, while encouraging as much independence as possible. Use this site to learn more about the services of Geriatric Care Managers or to find a Geriatric Care Manager in your area.
American Association for Long Term Care Insurance
The national professional organization exclusively dedicated to promoting the importance of planning for long-term care needs has a consumer Web site that is full of information relating to purchasing long term care insurance.
Top 10 Things to Know if You’re Interested in a Reverse Mortgage
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides answers to some frequently asked questions about reverse mortgages.
Care for life begins with information. At Aunt Ann’s Home Care we believe that education and understanding pave the way for quality care. To learn more about any of the subjects listed on our site, or to ask a specific related care question, call us at 415.974.3530 or 650.757.2000, or contact us. Our team will be happy to educate you or your loved one on a variety of care-related subjects as well as provide a FREE home consultation to discuss our services and your or your loved one’s needs.