|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|
|Elder Abuse Alert - Considerations About A Hidden Problem||
Although the true prevalence of elder abuse in unknown, nearly 500,000 cases were reported in 2000. This publication will introduce you to the causes and types of elder abuse, the reasons why it often goes unreported, and profiles of victims and abusers. You will also learn about Adult Protective Services and the procedures and guidelines for reporting suspected abuse.
|May 1, 2009||350-251|
|Grandparents Rearing Grandchildren: Rights and Responsibilities||
Most of us eventually become grandparents. Throughout history, grandparents and other relatives have raised children, but more are caring for them now than ever before. The idealized picture of the two-parent family may not reflect today’s families.
|May 1, 2009||350-255|
|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|
|Living Well Newsletter, Issue 2, Summer 2008||Apr 24, 2013||370-101|
|Living Well Newsletter, Issue 9, Fall 2011||Apr 23, 2013||370-108|
|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|