Easter Seals

Assists children and adults with disabilities and their families by providing adult day services, including medical and social services.

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone provides GPS location updates using a portable cellular device. Family members can monitor a person's location using a graphical web-based mapping program. Families can also decide on the level of monitoring needed, such as verifying location from a computer; receiving alerts when the person has traveled in or out of a zone; or just emergency assistance if there is a wandering incident.

Catholic Charities

Provides social services to individuals in need, including family support, respite care and home care services.


Provides support services for anyone affected by cancer including limited financial assistance grants for:
- Transportation
- Child care
- Home care

Association of Jewish Family and Children's Agencies (AJFCA)

An online directory of AJFCS member agencies throughout the country. Services include:
- Care management
- Chore services
- Adult day services
- Kosher meals on wheels
- Respite care

Government-sponsored website with a directory of assistive devices and other products, which includes information about cost and vendors.

Alzheimer's Association

Provides reliable information, care consultation and supportive services for dementia caregivers through state and local chapters. The website also includes an interactive tool, CareFinder, which helps families to:
- Recognize dementia care
- Plan and pay for care
- Communicate with care providers
- Find local support and resources

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (formerly NCCNHR)

Offers consumers, families and advocates resources and information on long-term care including; an overview of each state's nursing home system and licensing agencies, and a consumer's guide to choosing a nursing home.

Senior Sites

Provides a searchable database of over 5,000 nonprofit senior housing, assisted living facilities and retirement communities by state and county. Housing options and levels of care are described.

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

An online resource that defines the role of a long-term care ombudsman and how he/she can help families of nursing home residents. It also includes a state-by-state directory of long-term care ombudsmen.


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