AgingPro. An interactive (AKA searchable) national online eldercare directory, with growing emphasis on local resources. Designed right here in Long Beach by Dr. Cheryl Mathieu. Click on “Eldercare Directory.”
ALittleFib.org Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib or AF, is a type of irregular heartbeat. AFib and Stroke are closely connected. Learn about the connection between AFib and stroke. AFib and Stroke Fact Sheet
Brain Attack Fact Sheet (pdf)
Checklist: Post-Stroke Checklist for Survivors and Caregivers (pdf)
“Durable Medical Equipment.” Go to annual Abilities Expo
Explaining Stroke (pdf)
The Family Care Navigator is designed to help families in all 50 states locate government, non-profit, and private caregiver support programs.
Finances: Managing Finances Post-Stroke
Fraud – To find out whether an online, mail, phone or door-to-door pitch is fraudulent, go first to: www.snopes.com.
Legal Issues. Go to: www.help4srs.org
International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet
Personalized recommendations can be downloaded after taking the survey at www.livingto100.com It addresses physical, social and financial indicators. Users do not need to provide the requested demographic information.
Living Independently in Los Angeles (LILA) LILA is a map-driven, consumer-directed, resource database. This website has a link allowing you to test any website’s accessibility (AKA design). Worthwhile!
Meals on Wheels – Long Beach chapter provides a service of home delivered nutritionally balanced meals for individuals who are unable to shop and cook for themselves and who live alone. $8.00 per day for two meals; under certain circumstances, subsidized.
“Medicare Basics for Caregivers” is now available
National Adaptive Info 800-900-8086
National Aphasia Association (NAA) 800-922-4622
Recovery: ComeBackStrong Mobile App – Customizable mobile app has been developed for stroke survivors specifically based on their feedback and needs.
AARP’s Retirement Calculator is one of many online retirement calculators. See others by entering “retirement calculator” in the www.google.com search box.
ScienceDaily – Your source for the latest research news
Surviving Stroke (pdf)
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