Resource Guide for Seniors

Resource Guide for Seniors

Navigating the myriad of resources available to seniors can be challenging. However, seniors are not without help. In the Piedmont Triad alone, there are several agencies designed specifically to meet the needs of seniors and their loved ones. From housing to health and medical care to leisure activity, these national and local agencies are available to assist seniors in finding the benefits they need and the services they require. Many of these services may work in conjunction with Personal Care Inc. as a trusted partner.

 

National Resources

AARP:                                                                                 http://www.aarp.org/

Alzheimer’s Association:                                             http://www.alz.org/

American Society on Aging:                                        http://www.asaging.org/

Family Caregiver Alliance:                                           https://caregiver.org/

National Center on Elder Abuse:                               http://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse/

National Council on Aging:                                          http://www.ncoa.org/

National Institute on Aging:                                       http://www.nia.nih.gov/

 

Local Legal Resources

Booth Harrington & Johns:                                          http://www.nc-law.com/

Offer a variety of elder law and special needs law services, including Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Trusts Planning, Guardianships, and Estate Administration. Their planning is focused on maintaining our client’s quality of life and protecting their hard-earned assets.

The Elderlaw Firm:                                                          http://www.elderlawfirm.com/

 

Local Resources

Piedmont Triad Regional Council:                            http://www.ptrc.org/

The Area Agency on Aging of the PTRC administers federal, state, and local funding through contractual arrangements with the 12 counties in the region as well as other local agencies and is an excellent clearing house for elder resources. They also offer an extensive directory of service providers covering all 12 counties.

Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro:                         http://shepctrg.org/

Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville:                         http://www.shepctrkville.com/

Shepherd’s Center of Winston-Salem:                   http://www.shepherdscenter.org/

Senior Resources of Guilford:                                   http://www.senior-resources-guilford.org/

 

Local Home Healthcare Services

CareSouth:                                                                         http://caresouth.com/

Home healthcare agency that provides a wide range of health and supportive services including: professional nursing; physical, occupational, and speech therapy; medical social work. Each service must be prescribed by your doctor as part of a written plan of care.

 

Medication

Carolina Apothecary:                                                     http://www.carolinaapothecary.com/

Carolina Apothecary offers a full-service retail pharmacy is a complete source for pharmaceutical medicines and over-the-counter products. With free countywide delivery and acceptance of most major insurance plans, its compounding pharmacy services are designed to suit all pharmaceutical needs in the most convenient and confidential way possible. They also offer state-of-the-art home medical equipment, including oxygen, liquid oxygen, respiratory devices, nebulizers, CPAP, mobility aids, manual and power wheelchairs, scooters, lift chairs, hospital beds and accessories, bath safety aids, Personal Emergency Response, enteral feeding and more.

Physician’s Pharmacy Alliance:                                 http://www.physicianspharmacy.com/

Physicians Pharmacy Alliance works one-on-one with patients and their doctor to make sure they’re getting the most from the medications prescribed by their doctors. PPA also removes the hassle of picking up those medications by delivering them directly to patient’s doorstep.

 

Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice and Palliative Care Center:                        http://hospicecarecenter.org/

(Forsyth County)

Hospice and Palliative Care Center

                of Alamance-Caswell:                                   http://hospiceac.org/

Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro:          http://hospicegso.org/

Hospice of Randolph County:                                    http://hospiceofrandolph.org/

Hospice of Rockingham County:                               http://www.hospiceofrockinghamcounty.com/

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