This AARP website offers very important and useful information for caregivers on such topics as:
- Hiring health care aides as well as help on finding them in your area
- Planning and organizing
- Legal and financial planning
- End of life care
- Grief and loss
- Senior housing
- Benefits and insurance
- Paying for care
This site also has a full report on how states are performing on long-term care.
- Administration for Community Living
This is a federal website that provides information on elder care issues such as Social Security, Medicare, and health.
- Adult Abuse and Neglect hotline
If you are looking for the Adult Abuse and Neglect hotline for a State, go to the following website www.nccafv.org, click to find your State's Adult Protection Hotline. Then click on the State you need. It will give the phone number you need to call.
- Long-Term Care Facilities in Missouri
This site will give you information on how each long term care facility in Missouri did on their last inspection.
- National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care
This is a national organization working for quality long-term care and for the rights of the elderly and residents of long-term care facilities. This website lists all issues at the State and National levels concerning eldercare issues. This is a good source for information concerning eldercare issues.
- Nursing Home Regulations
This site covers Federal Regulations and all state laws regarding nursing home care. Additionally, you may enter information that will allow you to compare nursing homes, hospitals and providers in your area.
- Ombudsman Program
These two websites explain procedures for becoming an ombudsman and the duties entailed. They provide listings of nursing homes in each state. http://www.ombudsman.org/Missouri and http://health.mo.gov/seniors/ombudsman