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Nancy Brossoie

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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