Veterans and spouses may be entitled to $1,056 - $1,949/month from the VA to pay for assisted living in their home or in a facility. Any War-Time Veteran with 90 days of active duty, 1 day beginning or ending during a period of war, is eligible to apply for the Aid and Attendance Special Pension. A surviving spouse (marriage must have ended due to death of veteran) of a War-Time Veteran may also apply. The individual must qualify both medically and financially. Information may be obtained from http://www.veteranaid.org or an attorney familiar with Aid and Attendance benefits.
The Rhode Island chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is here to help with support, education and resources. http://www.alz.org/ri/
Strive to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families - through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life. http://www.alzfdn.org/
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) provides resources and advice for finances, travel, health and technology. http://www.aarp.org/
The nation’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and accelerating the pace of medical discoveries to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health http://www.agingresearch.org/
Stay informed. Get the latest in medical and research updates. http://www.ahaf.org/
Your site for consumer protection, criminal records, veteran’s issues and more… http://www.riag.ri.gov/
The Alliance helps protect the rights of elderly and disabled persons who live in long term care settings and those who receive licensed health care or hospice services in the home. 401-785-3340 or http://www.alliancebltc.com/
To protect the public and ensure high-quality healthcare, the Department of Health licenses, certifies, and disciplines many Rhode Island professionals, facilities, and organizations. Many of these groups, such as doctors, nurses, hospitals, and nursing homes provide direct healthcare services. http://www.health.ri.gov/
The Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide, advocate, and resource for families caring for older relatives and persons with disabilities. The GCM is trained and experienced in any of several fields related to care management, including nursing, gerontology, social work, or psychology. http://www.caremanager.org/
Products that make a difference for people with dementia, caregivers and healthcare professionals 800-752-3238 or http://www.alzstore.com/
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