Resources

Alzheimer’s Services wants to be the one-stop-shop for Alzheimer’s education and support.

In addition to offering a variety of information and services right here in our office, we can also provide information on the numerous community resources that are available for those going through the journey of Alzheimer’s disease.

SERVICE REFERRALS

  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Geriatric Care Management
  • Medical Equipment & Supplies
  • Monitoring Systems
  • Physicians Transportation

CARE OPTIONS

  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Adult Day Centers
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Nursing Homes
  • Respite (Short-Term) Care
  • Sitter Services

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Agencies on Aging
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

RESOURCES

CAREGIVERS

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Education for caregivers, training for health care professionals, web-based programs/services.

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noshade>Alzwell Caregiver Support
Web based support service providing caregivers with helpful tips and resources.

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Care Connection
Teleconferencing service designed for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses. Use the following link to learn about scheduled teleconferences.

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Family Caregiver Alliance
National organization dedicated to providing information, support and advocacy to caregivers.

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Medicare.gov
The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare Rates long term care facilities and also provides answers to common Medicare problems.

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The Caregivers Marketplace
A free program that offers ongoing cash back on eligible healthcare products.

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Healthopedia.com Your Health Encyclopedia
Disease overview, causes and risk factors.

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Senior Directory – A Senior Resource Guide
Senior Resource Guide that aims to provide and find Seniors the services they need and deserve!

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RESEARCH

Institute for Dementia Research and Prevention at Pennington Biomedical Research Center
The mission of the Institute is to improve the quality of life for individuals in Louisiana by generating world class research programs focused on dementia prevention.

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Mayo Clinic.com
Provides information and resources for the caregiver and the person with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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BrightFocus Foundation
Formerly American Health Assistance Foundation

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American Association of Retired Persons

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Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center

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Alzheimer’s Research Forum
A scientific knowledge base on Alzheimer’s disease, with research news, expert commentaries, and databases for peer-reviewed articles, drugs, research reagents, grants, jobs, conferences, and more.

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Clinical Trials
Database of federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers.

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Helping Patients
Helps you find patient assistance programs for which you may qualify.

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Alzheimer’s Association – Research

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FINANCIAL & LEGAL

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
Free and unbiased Medicare insurance counseling and assistance.

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Medicare.gov
The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare.

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Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Pension Program
Part of an “Improved Pension” Benefit which allows for Veterans and surviving spouses to receive additional monetary benefits.

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Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs – Legal Assistance
Assists older individuals in securing their rights benefits and entitlements.

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Aging with Dignity – Five Wishes
Five Wishes lets your family and doctors know your wishes and plans for end-of-life care.

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Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Provides services to the elderly on any civil legal problem. Because of a special grant, SLLS serves the elderly regardless of income.

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LaPOST
Improves end-of-life care in Louisiana by honoring the health care wishes and goals of care for those with serious advanced illnesses.

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EBR Council on Aging
Information and assistance with legal concerns, utility payments, Medicaid applications, and insurance counseling.

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Legacy Center of LA
Law firm focused on elder law and estate planning and administration.

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