HEALTHCARE RESOURCE FOR SENIORS
Senior Information Handbook
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.
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
This website features quick guides to healthy living and a variety of tips and tools.
Flu.gov is the central government site for up-to-date information on the flu.
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.
Provides useful and up-to-date health information and tools.
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
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
Site contains information on the disease and helpful materials for caregivers.
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
News, facts, tools and expert information for adults coping with mental health issues & aging
Site and 800 number provides general information and resources on arthritis.
American Cancer Society
The Society provides information on all aspects of cancer through a toll-free information line, web site, and published materials.
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.
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|