|Choosing Community-Based Services for Older Adults and Their Families||
The community-based services provided through formal networks are designed to help older adults and their families to remain living in their community, retaining as much independence and quality of life as possible.
|May 1, 2009||350-252|
|Living Options For Adults Needing Assistance||
This publication describes some possibilities for living options where older adults may receive assistance: continuing-care retirement communities, assisted housing, nursing homes, ECHO housing, board-and-care homes, congregate housing, and foster care.
|May 1, 2009||350-254|
|Long-distance Care-Giving: Five Steps to Providing Effective Care||May 1, 2009||350-231|
|Substitute Decisions By and For Older Adults and Their Families||
This publication provides information about basic concepts and approaches used in making decisions on behalf of others or planning for ones own future needs.
|May 1, 2009||350-253|
|Taking Care of the Caregiver: Strategies for Reducing Stress||
Caregivers that place their own physical and emotional needs after their care responsibilities often find themselves feeling frustrated, angry, depressed, or physically ill.
|May 1, 2009||350-230|