Eldercare Resources

Geriatric Care Management

National Association of Geriatric Care Manager: www.caremanager.org
Mid-Atlantic GCM Chapter: www.midatlanticgcm.org

Caregiver Information

The Alzheimer’s Association of National Capitol Area: www.alz.org/nca/ (Support Groups, Educational Material, Caregiver Events)
National Family Caregivers Association: www.nfcacares.org
National Institute on Aging: www.nia.nih.gov

EMS/DNR Forms

Maryland Do-Not-Resuscitate: www.miemss.org
Advanced Directives Form:  www.agingwithdignity.org

County Resources

Prince George’s County Administration on Aging  301-265-8450
Anne Arundel County Administration on Aging  410-222-4464
Montgomery County Aging and Disability Resource Unit  240-777-3000
Howard County Office on Aging 410-313-5980
Frederick County 301-600-1605

Housing/Home Care Services

Guide to Retirement Living: www.Retirement-Living.com
Nursing Home Comparisons: www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/

Financial Material

Long-Term Care Insurance policies cover home care and facility costs, as well as Geriatric Care Management services

  • Genworth Financial 2010 Cost of Care Survey: www.Genworth.com
  • Home Health Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities Maryland Medicaid Waiver Registry: 1-866-417-3480
  • Veteran Affairs Aid and Attendant Program for help with cost of care including home care, living in either assisted living or skilled nursing facility: www.veteranaid.org
  • Veteran Affairs assistance with Adult Day Care (2 days per week): www4.va.gov
  • Vial of Life forms and labels: www.vialoflife.com

Legal Material

Elder Law Attorneys: www.naela.org

Reading Material

  • Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capitol Area: www.alz.org/nca/
  • Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision Making by Viki Kind, MA
  • National Institute on Aging: www.nia.nih.gov
  • Stages of Senior Care: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Best Decisions by Paul and Lori Hogan Still Alice by Lisa Genova – Find it on Amazon
  • The 36 Hour Day by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins Welcome to Planet Alzheimer’s by Candace Stewart: planetalzheimers.com

Last updated: July 20, 2016

Last updated: July 20, 2016