The Upside To Aging
National Council on Aging
Aging Life Care Association
American Society on Aging
Guides from the Elder Law and Life Care Planning CenteR
You're Not Alone Series: Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Living as an Alzheimer's Caregiver. Helayne and her team are proud to announce the arrival of two new informational guides for those who have received an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and their caregivers. Check out our download page to order your copies today! look to us in the near future for this resource which we hope you will find extremely helpful.
Groups and Assistance
Project Lifesaver- A rescue program for individuals with “Wandering Syndrome,” A symptom common to many brain-related disorders. New Hanover and Brunswick Counties are the only local sheriff’s offices offering this FREE resource.
Did you know we have a great local resource for Senior's Health Insurance?
Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc is our local SHIIP (seniors' health insurance provider). They offer counseling appointments to Medicare beneficiaries at each of our senior centers; Calabash, Southport, Leland, Shallotte, and Supply. Rene Tarquinio is the Co-Coordinator and she has 10 volunteers who are working with her. If anyone is interested in an appointment, they can call Karen Tierney at (910)754-4468 to schedule an appointment. They have been averaging over 100 appointments weekly, so if you know of someone who is interested in receiving a plan comparison, please ask them to call as soon as possible. There is no cost for the assistance provided. This service is offered at BSRI through the NC Department of Insurance.
Assisted Living Today is a trusted source of information on a variety of topics related to senior care and assisted living. You’ll find helpful information about different types of care, costs and payment options for elderly care and a comprehensive directory of both assisted living and alternative care type of facilities all over the US.
My HealtheVet: A division of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs where veterans can order prescriptions, contact providers, and manage their health care.
National Resource Directory: connecting wounded warriors, service members, veterans, and their families, with those who support them.
Social Security Administration Form 1020 information: get extra help with prescription drug plan costs.