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HEALTHCARE RESOURCE FOR SENIORS

Eldercare Locator
Senior Information Handbook
Elder Rights
General Health Resources
Disease Specific Organizations
Federal Websites for critical eldercare issues
Shelby County Veterans’ Services

NATIONAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVERS

Alzheimer’s Association CareFinder
This site assists those who care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease in finding good care in their community.
ARCH –The National Respite Locator Service
This service helps parents, caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area that mach their specific needs.
Ask Medicare
This initiative offers information, tools and materials to assist the caregiver and their loved ones in making informed healthcare decisions.
Family Caregiver Alliance
This site features information on programs at national, state and local levels that support and sustain caregivers.
Family Caregiving 101
This site provides caregivers with the basic tools, skills and information they need to protect their own physical and mental health while they provide high quality care for their loved one.
National Alliance for Caregiving
This site features publications and resources for caregivers, including the Family Care Resource Connection, where you can find reviews and ratings of more than 1,000 books, videos, websites and other materials on caregiving.
National Family Caregivers Association
The site offers a virtual library of information and educational materials for family caregivers.

GENERAL HEALTH RESOURCE INFORMATION LINKS

HealthFinder.gov
This website features quick guides to healthy living and a variety of tips and tools.
Flu.gov
Flu.gov is the central government site for up-to-date information on the flu.
Healthcare.gov
This government site provides information on finding insurance options, prevention, comparing care quality and understanding the new law along with FAQs
Stanford University Health Library
Consumer health information library that provides evidence-based medical information.
Mayo Clinic.Com
Provides useful and up-to-date health information and tools.
Medicare.gov
Medicare.gov provides information about the parts of Medicare, what’s new, and how to find Medicare plans, facilities, or providers.
My Medicare Matters
This website answers questions on Medicare. It includes a glossary and a section for professionals.
Spanish Website:My Medicare Matters
NIH SeniorHealth
This website offers helpful resources focused on senior health.
Su Familia: The National Hispanic Family Health Helpline
Service offers free reliable and confidential health information in Spanish and English. Call toll free Monday through Friday 9 am to 6 pm Eastern Standard Time.
Phone: 1-866-Su-Familia  (866) 783-2645

DISEASE SPECIFIC ORGANIZATIONS

Alzheimer’s Association
Site contains information on the disease and helpful materials for caregivers.
1-800-272-3900
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
News, facts, tools and expert information for adults coping with mental health issues & aging
Arthritis Foundation
Site and 800 number provides general information and resources on arthritis.
1-800-568-4045
American Cancer Society
The Society provides information on all aspects of cancer through a toll-free information line, web site, and published materials.
1-800-ACS-2345
American Diabetes Association
Site contains basic information on diabetes and healthy living advice and tips.
American Heart Association
Site contains very useful information on heart disease and stroke prevention.
1-800-AHA-USA-1
American Psychological Association
Site contains a Help Center that provides consumer information on mental health issues and concerns.
American Stroke Association
Consumer information for stroke prevention and care of someone following a stroke.
National Kidney Foundation
Consumer information to assist individuals affected by kidney diseases.
National Mental Health Association
Site contains fact sheets and other materials related to mental health issues.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Consumer and professional information on bone health and osteoporosis.
National Parkinson Foundation
Site provides consumer and advocacy information related to Parkinson’s disease.

MEMPHIS PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTER JOB AND CAREER CENTERS

Central Library – 3030 Poplar, 3rd Floor(901) 415-2734
Hollywood Library – 1530 N. Hollywood(901) 323-6201
Parkway Village Library – 4655 Knight Arnold(901) 363-8923
Raleigh Library – 3157 Powers(901) 386-5333
South Library – 1929 S. Third(901) 946-8518

The Job and Career Centers features information on career selection, exam prep guides, scholarships, college directories, resume preparation, & job searching.

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CAREER CENTERS

Collierville – 942 West Poplar, #4(901) 853-4752
Downtown – 444 N. Main 2nd Floor(901) 636-7955
Memphis Housing Authority – 700 Adams(901) 544-1150
Hickory Hill – 4240 Hickory Hill(901) 365-3205
Poplar – 1295 Poplar(901) 543-7535
Raleigh – 2850 Old Austin Peay Hwy, Suite 132(901) 543-7842
Senior Services – 4700 Poplar, Suite, 400(901) 766-0600
St. Andrews – 1472 Mississippi, 38106(901) 774-5488

 

CAREER LINKS

Advance Auto Parts(800) 231-2571
Advance Services, Inc-div. of G.E.(800) 231-2571
Allied Waste (Republic Services)(901) 367-3805
ALSAC-St. Jude(901) 213-5706
American Commercial Lines Inc.(877)335-2739
Answer Phone / AnserFone(901) 541-5500
AT&T(866) 344-5627
AutoZone495-6500, ext. 7392
Baptist Memorial Health Care(901) 227-4515
Campbell Clinic(901) 759-5444
Christ Community Health Services(901) 260-8570
Coin Wrap Inc.(877) 294-2646
Commercial Appeal(901) 529-2632
CSX Transportation(800) 521-1658
Delia’s(877) 443-5627
Delta Medical Center(901) 369-4747
Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel(901) 344-3144
FedEx Express Hub(901) 369-3345
FedEx Express Non-Hub(901) 369-3345
FedEx Ground(901) 214-0402
Frito-Lay(866) 444-7464
Gold Strike Casino & Hotel(888) 245-5621
Graceland(901) 344-3100
Great American Steamboat Company(888) 749-4945
Caesar’s Entertainment (Harrah’s, Horseshoe & Roadhouse Casinos)(800) 936-5627
HealthSouth(901) 729-5144
Hilton(901) 374-6013
J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.(800) 252-4868
Kelly Services(877) 535-5992
Kohl’s(877) 639-5645
Lakeside Behavioral Health Systems(901) 373-0949
Memphis Jewish Home(901) 756-3264
Memphis Light Gas and Water(901) 528-4241
Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority(901) 922-8398
Norfolk Southern
Nova Factor (subs. of Accredo Health)(901) 381-7331
O’Charley’s(888) 421-5627
P.A.M. Transport(877) 434-1748
Peabody Hotel(901) 529-3637
Porter Leath Children’s Center577-2500 ext. 1190
Regional Medical Center866-687-8432
Rhodes College(901) 843-3759
Schneider National Carriers(800) 447-7433
Schwan’s Home Service(800) 336-7569
SunTrust
United Parcel Service (UPS )(888) 967-5877
U.S. Postal Service(901) 521-2550
University of Memphis(901) 678-0678
Walgreen’s(866) 925-4473
WHBQ/Fox 13(901) 320-1240
YRC (Roadway Express & Yellow)(901) 348-1611, ext. 790
Workforce Investment Network – WIN Recruits