Easing the Burden on Family Caregiviers

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources To help family caregivers deal with the demands and stress of that unpaid job, AARP Indiana is hosting four Caregiver Connection events across the state. All-day events on June 5 in Evansville and June 19 in Jeffersonville include a resource fair, panel discussion, breakout sessions and free chair massages. Evening events on June 10 in Valparaiso and June 26 in Indianapolis feature presentations by an elder-law attorney and a representative of the Area Agency on Aging. In 2011, 1.34 million …

Finding New Ways to Help Family Caregivers

Posted on 05/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources By Nancy Johnson Connie Roberts of Elkhart was running herself ragged looking after her aging parents. For three years, with help from her siblings, she drove them to doctor appointments, cooked meals, did the laundry, cleaned their apartment, doled out medicines and handled their financial affairs. But she knew one thing: She didn’t want to put them in a nursing home. With help from their doctor and from REAL Services, the Area 2 Agency on Aging affiliate in South Bend, …

Local Resources for Hoosiers

Posted on 11/1/2012 by | AARP Indiana | Comments

Local Resources Consumer Protection – Indiana Attorney General Indiana Area Agencies on Aging Indiana Division of Aging Indiana Trails Medicare.gov Nursing Home Compare SHIP – State Health Insurance Assistance Programs Social Security Administration StatsIndiana University of Indianapolis Center for Aging and Community