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Aberdeen Home Care: http://www.aberdeenhomecareinc.com/:
Aberdeen Home Care, Inc., is a nurse owned and operated agency focused on the provision of high quality, customized patient care. Our area of specialty is supporting and enabling elders to remain living in their own homes and, by meeting their personal needs, to helping them maximize their quality of life.
Associated Home Care: http://www.associatedhomecare.com/: Providing Certified Home Health Aides, Companions, Live-in and Overnight Care, Nursing, Case Management, Caregiver Respite, Grocery Shopping, Transportation and more.
Ameriprise Financial, Paul A. Pouliot: http://www.ameripriseadvisors.com/paul.a.pouliot: Organize your finances today for a more confident retirement tomorrow. We can start by talking about your dreams and goals and projecting your retirement income and expenses. Together, we can address the many options you may have for retirement.
Tidy-Transitions: http://www.tidy-transition.com/: Tidy-Transitions, Senior Move Management and Professional Organizing; has expertise in resources and approaches that save money, reduce stress and produce quality results, whether moving or down-sizing, they can minimize the chaos and stress associated with all aspects of the process.
BaneCare: http://www.banecare.com/: Since 1959, families on Boston’s North Shore have turned to BaneCare's exceptional skilled care residences and rehabilitation facilities. With a hands-on commitment to the finest care and a tradition of excellence, BaneCare has worked hard to earn your trust.
iReverse Home Loans: Bob Gersh: http://askbobgersh.com/: Bob has many years experience in the banking business,working in small, medium, and large Boston banks. He has worked in the mortgage industry as an originator, processor, and underwriter. Bob's education includes a BSBA, MBA, Masters in Taxation, a Certificate of Special Studies (graduate program) in Administration and Management.
Intercity Community Care: http://intercityinc.com/: Since 1972 Intercity has been providing home care to people who need help. We are an independent, community based agency. We also provide staffing to Visiting Nurse Associations and to the State Home Care Corporations. Our staff works with physicians, patients, family and friends to provide effective and safe care in the comfort of your home.
ReadyNurse Staffing Services: http://readynurse.com/ The ReadyNurse staffing network has connected talented nurses with quality providers across the county since 1988. ReadyNurse has more than 1,000 clients across the country ready to offer great pay, flexible hours and excellent benefits.
Adams Alarms (Personal Emergency Response Systems):http://www.michaeladamselectric.com/alarm-systems/: This is our new Personal Emergency Response System by Instant Care. This is the first medical alarm that has 24/7 nurse assistant response,along with the normal 24/7 emergency response for police,fire and medical. The Nurse button feature is a great option for first time mothers,expecting mothers and the elderly, this feature will allow you to have full contact with a RN/LPN with any questions regarding medications,complications,sickness, and any health related issues.
AspenCross Financial Group: https://www.aspencross.com/richardparnigoni:A community based, financial advisory and investment management firm that provides a broad range of financial education programs, and risk and investment management products to over 36,000 individuals and business clients throughout Massachusetts and the United States.
HOMECARE Online: The National Association for Home Care’s virtual headquarters. NAHC is committed in representing the interests of the home care and hospice community. http://www.nahc.org/home.html
Alzhiemer's Coaching: http://www.stilmee.com/ StilMee coaching service is the leader in dementia and Alzheimer coaching. Our company provides personalized coaching services to families. We work closely with day programs, assisted living residences, elder law attorneys, neurologists, and home care companies that specialize in dementia care.
seniorDECISION : senior housing and senior care ratings and reviews. Consumer opinions matter in quality senior care and senior housing – seniorDECISION is a directory of consumer reviews of nursing home, home care, retirement home and rehab providers. http://www.seniordecision.com
http://www.GeriatricOT.com Low vision occupational therapy services on the north shore of Massachusetts
Contact Barbara Smith, M.S., OTR/L at (978) 468-4810
Brain-Boosters.com: Activities for those with early memory loss – and those concerned about their memory
National Aging In Place Council: http://www.ageinplace.org/
Elder Law Attorneys: Elder Law attorneys (ELA) specialize in senior care issues and administration: National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Boomer Living – Life Solutions for Active Baby Boomers: www.boomer-living.com
American Cancer Society: This is the official web site of the American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org/
Alzheimer’s Speaks: Alzheimer’s Speaks was developed as a resource for professionals and public alike, to have easy access to a variety of services, tools, concepts and products when dealing with the disease. www.alzheimersspeaks.com
Generations Unite: www.Generationsunite.com; The complete resource for connecting families & friends, collaborating with care providers, and supporting your loved one through life's stages.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health: “Helping people lead healthy lives in healthy communities”: http://www.state.ma.us/dph/
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing: The mission of the Board of Registration in Nursing is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth through the fair and consistent enforcement of the statutes and regulations governing nursing practice and education: http://www.state.ma.us/reg/boards/rn/default.htm
Mass DocFinder: Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine Physician Profile System: Massachusetts is also the home of the first-in-the-nation Physician Profiles. Search your doctor’s name and learn about their education and training, awards and publications, insurance plans accepted, and malpractice and disciplinary histories: http://www.docboard.org/ma/df/masearch.htm
Home Health Care Association of Massachusetts: Home and HealthCare Association of Massachusetts, is the online resource to and for the Home Health community of Massachusetts: http://masshomecare.org/
National Health Information Center (NHIC): Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information: This document lists toll-free numbers organizations that provide health related information. The numbers do not diagnose or recommend treatment for any disease. Some numbers offer recorded information; others provide personalized counseling, referrals, and/or written materials. Unless otherwise stated, numbers can be reached within the continental United States Monday through Friday, during normal business hours, and hours of operation are eastern time: http://www.health.gov/NHIC/pubs/tollfree.htm
THE MASSACHUSETTS COUNCIL FOR HOME CARE AIDE SERVICES: The Massachusetts Council for Home Care Aide Services (Council) has been the voice for paraprofessional home care aide services in Massachusetts since 1967. Council membership includes over 100 Medicare certified, non-certified, and private pay agencies which directly employ home care aides and meet standards of training, supervision, and administration as established by the organization. http://www.mahomecareaides.com
The official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare: http://www.medicare.gov/
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: http://www.hhs.gov
Massachusetts Senior Care Association: //maseniorcare.org/Default.aspx U.S. Government Site for People with http://maseniorcare.org/Default.aspx
Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts: The Massachusetts Senior Care Association represents a diverse set of organizations that deliver a broad spectrum of services to meet the needs of older adults and people with disabilities. Our members include more than 500 nursing and rehabilitation facilities, assisted living residences, residential care facilities and continuing care retirement communities. As a non-profit trade association, the Alliance provides representation, education, communication, advocacy, and – ultimately – a voice for the state’s home care providers. Our mission is to “unite people and organizations to advance community health through care and services in the home.” http://thinkhomecare.org/
Elder Care Consulting and Services: Bringing Elder Care Home offers specialized publications, training, and consulting to promote elder care/work balance. Our mission is to assist employers and community organizations to develop innovative, cost-effective approaches to preventing and resolving elder care/work conflicts. http://www.bringingeldercarehome.com/index.htm
Alzheimer’s Association – Massachusetts and New Hampshire Chapter - “Our Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.” http://www.alz.org/MANH/
The Official Website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: http://www.mass.gov/
The Executive Office of Elder Affairs: https://www.800ageinfo.com/
Massachusetts Council on Aging: Established in 1979, the Massachusetts Association of Councils On Aging and Senior Center Directors was formed to: • Improve the quality of services provided to older adults of the Commonwealth by the Councils on Aging, Senior Centers, and other social services providers within the Commonwealth. • Educate and otherwise improve the skills of the staff of Councils on Aging and Senior Centers of cities and towns of the Commonwealth. • Encourage and promote the development of new Senior Centers in the Commonwealth and the expansion of existing ones. • To do and perform any and all acts and services that may be incidental or necessary to carry out the above purposes: http://www.mcoaonline.com/
MIT Workplace Center: The MIT Workplace Center was established in 2001 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the MIT Sloan School of Management to build—in theory and in practice—a mutually supportive relationship between the performance of firms and the well being of employees, their families, and communities. This Center completed its work and closed in June, 2008. The research, publications, and other information related to the Center can be found on these pages: http://web.mit.edu/workplacecenter/
Welcome to SeniorLivingSource.org: More than just a directory, SeniorLivingSource.org is a free referral service that can help you reach out to many communities to request free information from them, or even a free consultation. If you’re not sure which senior housing type is needed, the Senior Housing Evaluation Tool will walk you through the process of determining which types of housing are appropriate. Got questions about senior care funding? SeniorLivingSource.org also helps match you with possible Senior Care Funding options. Not sure what some of these terms are? Check out the comprehensive Senior Housing Glossary: www.seniorlivingsource.org
National Elder Law Foundation: Elder Law Attorneys are lawyers that specialize in helping elders and caregivers with issues ranging from retirement planning and medical coverage to tax issues and real estate/mortgage assistance. Some attorneys are certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (www.nelf.org), and thus have the acronym “CELA” (Certified Elder Law Attorney) next to their name: www.nelf.org
Massachusetts Department of Motor Vehicles. Specific rules for older drivers. Standard driver’s license renewal. License renewed: Every 5 years. Renewal conditions: In person, or every other cycle by Internet or mail. Vision test: Yes. Written test: No, unless indicated for legal or medical reasons. Road test: No, unless indicated for legal or medical reasons. The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles: http://www.mass.gov/rmv
The Official Website of the Attorney General of Massachusetts: The Attorney General is a resource to residents who are facing challenges in the area of consumer protection, fraud, civil rights violations, health care, and insurance issues: http://www.mass.gov/ag
Massachusetts District Attorney Association: www.mass.gov/mdaa
LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE NATIONAL ADVISORY CENTER: http://www.longtermcareinsurance.org/
Senior Citizens: Elder Protection Services and Programs: Citizens’ Guide to State Services
Refinance & Mortgage Guide for Senior Citizens: www.refinancemortgagerates.org/mortgage-guide-for-senior-citizens/
Housing and Mortgages For Seniors: Purpose of this guide: This guide will help seniors of all ages to understand some of the options open to them and precautions that they should take when it comes to owning a home, downsizing, paying a mortgage, taking out a reverse mortgage, and selling property. MORTGAGELOAN.COM
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