Caregiving Resources

Caring for a loved one isn't easy. That's why LeadingAge members are committed to developing resources that can help individuals provide their loved ones with the help they need on their own terms. This page features videos, guides, websites and other resources our members developed for caregivers. Visit frequently to find resources that may help you or a friend fulfill this important role in someone's life.

Finding Information to Help Caregivers with the Aging Services Directory

 

  1. Coding M0800: Worsening Pressure Ulcers

    In this section, we are asked to evaluate two very specific questions about any Stage 2, 3 or 4 pressure ulcers coded as “present” in M0300 on this assessment. 1.  Were any not present on the last OBRA or scheduled PPS assessment? 2.  Were any at a lesser numerical stage ...

  2. The Cruelty of Calling Older Adults ‘Sweetie’ or 'Honey'

    You might call an older adult "Honey" or "Sweetie" with the best intentions, but that doesn't minimize the sting when it happens.http://www.timegoesby.net/

  3. Outlook for Older Job Seekers: Better Than Advertised

    Here are 4 tips to find the right kind of work.

  4. Making Elder Homes More LGBT-Friendly

    “It is quite common for LGBT older adults to be subjected to discrimination and ill-informed approaches to care and services.”

  5. A Cure for Senior Loneliness Is Within Our Reach

    Society is beginning to understand the perils of loneliness and social isolation more than ever before.