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Groups That Give Advice on Caregiving

There are lots of resources online that can help you make plans for taking care of your loved one. Check out these web sites for some useful information about caregiving.

AARP

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Preventing Slips and Falls Among Older Adults

Dangers around the home cause thousands of unintentional deaths per year. And falls are the cause of the most common fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control: In 2010, 2.3 million nonfatal fall injuries among older adults were treated in emergency departments, with more than 662,000 of these patients hospitalized. In 2010, the direct medical costs of falls, adjusted for inflation, was $30 billion. Between 20% and 30% of falls among adults...

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Administration on Aging

Alzheimer's Association

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Eldercare Locator

Family Caregiver Alliance

Housing and Urban Development

Medicare

National Alliance for Caregiving

National Center for Assisted Living

National Hospice and Palliative Care Center

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

Well Spouse Association

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on February 22, 2015

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