Senior Care

Looking for information on senior care and guidance to help in the later stages of life?
Check out these resources below: 


Paying for Senior Care
Check out this link for how to pay for senior care. 


Free! Alzheimer’s Association Family Conference
Click here for the flyer with more information about this family conference!


Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups

Tuesdays at 12 PM ► Support Group for People Living with Younger-Onset Dementia
For people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia who were diagnosed before age 65. Group runs from April 6 – May 25. To register for this group, please contact Tania Paparazzo at tapaparazzo@alz.org or (617) 393-2071.

Thursdays at 2:30 PM ► Support Group for People Living with Early-Stage Dementia 
For people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia who are in the early stage of disease. Group runs from April 8 – May 27. To register for this group, please contact Gretchen Cole at gretchencole93@gmail.com

Tuesdays at 12 PM ► Support Group for People Living with Early-Stage Dementia 
For people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia who are in the early stage of disease. Group runs from April 20 – May 25. To register for this group, please contact Meghan Lemay at mlemay@alz.org or (617) 393-2156.


Alzheimer’s Association Education Programs
Alzheimer’s Association, NH/MA offers programs to the community and has dementia resources for individuals, care partners, and families navigating dementia. 

They offer support groups, education programs, and social engagement activities. This month, they have programs such as Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia10 Warning SignsEffective Communication Strategies, and Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning. To learn more about these upcoming programs, please visit their website alz.org/manh or sign up to monthly E-News. Additionally, the Alzheimer’s Association is available to families around-the-clock for care and support through their 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900


Senior Housing
Click here to find senior living and care options that are right for you or a family member.


Healthcare Resources
OnlineDoctor.com posted guides to help people discover the right online health care for their needs. Check out the links below if COVID-19 has affected the way you receive care and if you’re interested in trying out an online care system:

https://www.onlinedoctor.com/best-online-doctor-medical-services/
https://www.onlinedoctor.com/15-best-online-medical-apps-that-make-personal-health-easier/


Resources for Seniors
Many aging adults are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help them maintain their independence and quality of life. So we created a free resource that provides comprehensive information on Medicare Advantage, or Medicare Part C, in New Hampshire. You can read more about our work here:


RetireGuide
This is a free web resource dedicated to providing useful information to help older adults fulfill their retirement goals. View the most recently published and most easy-to-understand guide on the ins and outs of medicare. This free resource highlights coverage, costs, eligibility and enrollment information, along with answers to some frequently asked questions.
Please take a look at these two links:
retireguide.com/medicare/
https://www.retireguide.com/guides/senior-benefits-discounts/  


Care Options and Programs
Many seniors are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help maintain their independence and quality of life.
This free resource provides comprehensive information on topics like financial support, organizations, and available care options that are in every city in New Hampshire that can help senior citizens stay connected with their community. Click here to discover more information. 


Low Income Resources for Seniors 
https://www.seniorhomes.com/senior-housing-for-low-income-residents/


Assisted Living
Assisted Living is a community organization that prioritizes helping those who are disabled and the elderly fully enjoy their healthy years and age gracefully. Our organization creates and publishes comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. We have been featured on the Parkinson’s Foundation, US Department of Health and Human Services – Health Finder, Global Healthspan Policy Institute, and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the web.

https://www.assistedliving.org/new-hampshire/
https://www.aboutassistedliving.org/how-can-i-pay-for-assisted-living


Assisted Living Today
Assisted Living Today is a resource designed to help the disabled and elderly maximize their healthy years and age gracefully. They recently published a much-needed resource for the growing low-income senior population that works to benefit and educate those in our community.
Please visit their website today for more information: https://assistedlivingtoday.com/blog/assisted-living-options-low-income-elders/


Senior Stories
Click here to read about stories for seniors, from seniors. The stories are provided by library patron, Paul Murphy. Paul is a United States Navy veteran and is a freelance writer living in Deerfield, NH.