Caregiving Resources & Information
Books about caring for aging parents:
The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life, by Nancy Mace & Peter Rabins (this is a classic)
Caregiving As Your Parents Age, by Linda Rhodes
It Takes More Than Love, by Anita Beckerman and Ruth Tappen
Walking on Eggshells, by Jane Isay
Aging and Disability Center of Broward County
A"One-Stop Shop" for finding information regarding services in Broward County available for seniors, persons with severe and persistent mental illness, their families, and caregivers.
Alzheimer’s Association, Southeast Florida Chapter
Broward County Transit
- Paratransit (TOPS: Transportation Options):
- 954-357-6794: To discuss eligibility criteria and other transportation options available through the TOPS program
Broward Elderly & Veteran Services Division
Provides supports, resources, and information to allow seniors and veterans to aging in place and improve their quality of life.
Broward Meals on Wheels – Services include:
Meal Delivery, Senior Dining Rooms, Grocery Shopping, Meals for Companion Pets, Nutrition Counseling, Emergency Meals, Senior Health NOW!
Family Caregiver Briefcase for Psychologists (by the American Psychological Association)
Florida Department of Children and Families
Leeza’s Place, Pembroke Pines
Mental Health Association of Broward
- Connections 2009 Booklet (online compendium of resources & services): http://www.connections.mhabroward.org/
Senior Health NOW! – is a United Way of Broward County 2010-11 funded Community Impact Partner and managed by Broward Meals on Wheels (BMOW).
Services include Nutritional Education & Assessments, Medication Education & Assessments, & Socialization