Care Resources

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As experts in aging care, 24/7 Idaho Home Care is pleased to provide the following compilation of helpful resources to assist seniors, and the families that love them, in living life to the fullest. Can’t find what you need? Give us a call any time at (208) 908-6080 for further assistance.

Local Resources

Idaho Area Agency on Aging

The Idaho Area Agency on Aging supports well-being for aging Idahoans.

Senior Resource Guide

Discover resources to help address all aspects of life for older adults in Idaho.

Seniors Blue Book

Seniors Blue Book provides guidance on housing, home health, and other resources for older adults.

Doctors Hospice of Idaho

Provides in-home pain and symptom management for end of life care.

Metro Meals on Wheels

Provides meal assistance in Boise and throughout Ada County.

Homestyle Direct

A fresh meal delivery service.

National Resources

ABA Commission on Law and Aging

The American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging strengthens and secures the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of elders.

Aging with Dignity

Provides you with the practical information, advice and legal tools you need to ensure your wishes and those of your loved ones will be respected. By helping you improve your own quality of care, we can bring about dramatic change, one person at a time.

Alzheimer's Association

A national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease.

American Federation for Aging Research

Our mission is to promote healthier aging through biomedical research. Since 1981, the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) has helped scientists begin and further careers in aging research and geriatric medicine.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Public Health Association

APHA has been influencing policies and setting priorities in public health for over 125 years. Throughout its history it has been in the forefront of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health.

American Stroke Association

The division of the American Heart Association that's solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.

Care Pathways

Created by RNs to provide seniors and caregivers quality information, products and services.

Caregiver.com

Today's Caregiver Magazine web site. A leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers.

Caregiving

Information regarding caregiving for elderly.

DrugDigest

Consumer health information about drugs, herbs, and supplements.

Elderweb

A research site for both professionals and family members looking for information on eldercare and long term care.

Family Caregiver Alliance

A public voice for caregivers, it is the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

Healthfinder

Since 1997, healthfinder® has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet

Healthlinks

An extensive directory of resources related to a variety of healthcare topics.

Home Care Association of America (formerly NPDA)

The Home Care Association of America (formerly NPDA) is a non-profit national voice for organizations that provide private duty home care services and an advocate for services which benefit the consumers for whom they care: seniors, children, persons with disabilities, those with chronic health conditions and anyone whose quality of life can be improved by having a care worker help in their home.

MayoClinic.com

Access health information and tools for healthier living.

MEDLINEplus

A service of the National Library of Medicine featuring current health news, dictionaries, MEDLINE, and more.

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease within the decade through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today. The site includes information on current research, a guide for the newly diagnosed and advice for caregivers.

Mom's Meals

A fresh meal delivery service.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

A non-profit association which assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families.

National Academy on an Aging Society

Exploring the opportunities and challenges of an aging population. As a non-partisan public policy institute, the Academy actively conducts research on issues related to population aging and provides information to the public, the press, policymakers, and the academic community.

National Area Agencies on Aging

n4a's primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

National Parkinson Foundation

An educational site devoted to helping make life better for people with Parkinson's through expert care and research.

National Health Information Center

A portal to the websites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other Federal departments and agencies.

National Health Law Program

National public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America's working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people with disabilities.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Provides information on neurological diseases such as Parkinson's, recent discoveries and information on signing up for clinical research trials.

National Mental Health Association

The country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.

National Senior Citizen's Law Center

Advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities.

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Resource Center

The nursing home abuse and neglect resource center for the elderly and their families

Parkinson's Disease Foundation

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson's disease research, education and public advocacy. They are working for the nearly one million people in the US 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.

Patients Like Me Parkinson's Disease Community

Community for those dealing with Parkinson's Disease. Patients share their treatments and outcomes to help others connect who have similar conditions.

Quack Watch

Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions.

RedFin: What Is My Home Worth?

A Resource for Determining the Market Value of Your Home

Seniorlaw

Access information about Elder Law, Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.

The Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving

"Mission and Philosophy: The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving establishes local, state, national, and international partnerships committed to building quality, long-term, home and community-based services. We believe this begins with providing caregivers with effective supports to promote caregiver health, skills and resilience. We also believe strongly in the need to provide greater recognition for professional and family caregivers. We focus on helping caregivers coping with chronic illness and disability across the lifespan."

24/7 Idaho Home Care is proud to be your trusted source for senior care resources. If you or a loved one is in need of of in-home care, please contact us anytime to talk about how we can be of assistance.