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Helpful Resources

Below, you'll find links to other sites that we hope you'll find useful. Should you have any questions, feel free to call our office at any time.

  • coastlineelderly.org - A private non-profit Area Agency on Aging (AAA) in Greater New Bedford area.

  • bristolelder.org - A private non-profit Aging Services Access Points (ASAP) for the Greater Fall River, Taunton & Attleboro areas.

  • oc-elderly.org - A private non-profit Aging Services Access Points (ASAP) for Plymouth & surrounding areas.

  • alz.org - The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s Care, support and research.

  • aarp.org - The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a non-profit organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives as they age.

  • ahaf.org - The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) is a registered non-profit organization that funds research seeking cures for Alzheimer’s disease, age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma, and provides the public with information about risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments and coping strategies.

  • caregivershome.com - A leading source of information and advice for elderly care giving.

  • lifelinesystems.com - Personal emergency alert service

  • medicalalarmsusa.com - Personal emergency alert service.

  • enoshomemedical.com - Home oxygen and medical supplies.

  • southcoastsra.com - A group of dedicated professionals providing plausible answers to the complex issues confronting senior retirement. Click here for the SRA profile!

  • womenshealth.gov – Type in caregivers stress to view links of support for caregivers.

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  • The Client is responsible for recruiting and interviewing the applicants

  • The Client is responsible for performing background and reference checks

  • The Client is responsible for taxes, insurance and benefits

  • The Client is responsible for supervising, dismissing and replacing an inappropriate caregiver

  • There is no guarantee of clinical training or experience

  • The Client is responsible if injured by the caregiver

  • There is no guarantee of a back-up system in place should the caregiver be unable to work

  • The Client can be held liable for all medical expenses and disability coverage if a private caregiver is injured while working for you and even the possibility of a lawsuit

  • The Client’s care is not monitored by anyone