Editor's Note: Every so often, we come across a website we feel may benefit our readers. Sometimes these are hearing loss or hearing aid-related sites, but sometimes they are on other related topics. In this edition of "Sites We Like", we share with you sites that can help you or a loved one find senior care and senior housing services. We hope you enjoy this feature!
The Care Guide
The mission of TheCareGuide.com, is to help Canadian seniors make informed decisions about their housing and care service options. They have been involved in the senior housing industry since 1993. Their team helps caregivers, seniors, families and their advisors access the full spectrum of seniors' housing and senior care solutions by providing trustworthy, accurate and easy-to-use information. The site also includes information about support and community resources. They aim to help seniors and their loved ones get answers to their questions about senior housing and senior care. Learn more about the Care Guide at www.careguide.ca.
Senior Helpers is an organization that provides in-home assistance services for seniors. Senior Helpers provides as little or as much help as their clients need in order to continue living at home. They work with people who are simply dealing with the normal struggles of aging or as well as those coping with the affects of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. They have hundreds of locations across the country that provide local senior care by trained professionals. Senior Helpers can be contacted by visiting www.seniorhelpers.com.
Care.com is another way to find quality senior care services. Here’s how it works: after you sign up for an account, you have access to reviews for caregivers across the country. You also have the ability to post a job with your specific requirements for a senior care provider. References and background checks available online for many of the caregivers. Once you select the provider for you, the site allows you the ability to contact him or her directly. Care.com also offers services in other categories, such as housekeeping and pet-sitting. Visit www.care.com for more information.
SeniorCare.net is an information site, committed to helping seniors and their families find the best care for themselves and loved ones. They provide information and articles about topics relevant to seniors, such as Alzheimer’s Care, In-Home Senior Care, Senior Care Options, and Senior Daycare. The site also provides a locator to help you find senior housing or home care options for yourself or a loved one. Find more information about these and other topics at http://www.seniorcare.net.