Have you found yourself taking care of aging parents? Take a look at the resources listed below to help you with everything from power of attorney forms to finding a nursing home or home health aid.
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2013
Browse the library's books about caregiving.
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- Ohio Assisted Living Directory by David Besnette
This page should serve as a starting point for learning about many of the different assisted living facilities and long term care options throughout Ohio.
- Assisted Living by Jason Turi
Great way to find & compare prescreened, licensed & insured assisted living facilities in Ohio and the rest of the country.
- Bed Sore FAQ by Jonathan Rosenfeld
Frequently asked questions concerning pressure sore prevention, treatment and education.
- SeniorLiving.org by Chris Hawkins
Free resource directory for people looking for all types of senior care options: independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, Hospice, home care, respite care, Alzheimer’s care, and hospitals.
- LPN EDU Site by Matt Bromley
Here is the site I think would be very relevant to your collection of caregiving resources.
Outreach Services provides a free delivery service of all library materials to:
- Seniors living in senior facilities within the Westerville school district
- Homebound individuals
- Full-time care givers
Are you temporarily homebound due to an illness or accident? You may also qualify!
Contact Outreach Services at 614.259.5034 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Addresses the needs and concerns of caregivers who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimers, cancer, AIDS, and other threatening diseases.
The Patient's Checklist
Contains checklists of things to ask your doctor, things to look out for when you're in the hospital, things to be aware of regarding medications, etc.
Get out your library card for this one; you're going to need it!
- Legal Forms Library
Covers topics such as elder law, power of attorney & estate planning.
Search for all health and wellness topics. All articles are written in layman's terms and include information on symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, etc.