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Senior Resources



A Guide to Caring for a
Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

We have put together one of the most comprehensive guides on what you should know when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.


AARP

AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. Input from our diverse membership shapes everything we do as an organization.



Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services helps to prevent or stop harm from occurring to vulnerable adults. Alaska law requires that protective services not interfere with the elderly or disabled adults who are capable of caring for themselves.


Aging and Disability
Resource Centers

Alaska's ADRCs connect seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers with long-term services and supports of their choice. The ADRC network serves Alaskans statewide, regardless of age or income level, through regional sites.


Alaska Medicare
Information Office

Alaskans helping Alaskans get more out of their Medicare.



Alzheimer's and Dementia:
Financial and Legal Planning

Just as our bodies change as we age, so do our brains. For some, change takes the form of Alzheimer’s or dementia.


Consumer Affairs
Guide to Online Pharmacies

Online pharmacies eliminate the need to leave your home to refill prescriptions to get quality medications. Use our guide to research the best online pharmacies for you.


Eldercare Locator
Home Modification Information

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources.


Guide to Finding
Credible Medical Care Advice

To arm yourself with the knowledge you need to lead a healthy lifestyle, you have to ensure any education materials you reference are from a trusted, reliable source.


Long Term Care Ombudsman

Federal and State law authorize the Ombudsman to identify, investigate and resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, seniors in long term care facilities. State law also authorizes the Ombudsman to resolve problems relating to the “residential circumstances” of seniors who live in their own homes.


Making Your Home
Wheelchair Accessible

11 Home modification tips for a more wheelchair-friendly space.



Moving for Seniors &
People with Disabilities

Moving and relocating your home can be one of the most stressful life experiences you’ll face. Moving can bring logistical challenges, the financial burden of unexpected costs, and sentimental sadness associated with saying goodbye the place you’ve called home for years.



Needy Meds

NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit that connects people to programs that will help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs. NeedyMeds educates and empowers those seeking affordable healthcare.


Resources for the Aging LGBTQ+ Community:
Healthcare, Financial Planning, & Long Term-Care

In the United States, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community is large; in fact, this group makes up approximately 4.5% of the country’s total population. Despite their size and prevalence, the LGBTQ+ community still experiences myriad hurdles and challenges, especially when it comes to healthcare.


Senior Guidance

While there is a lot of information about senior living facilities across the web, it’s often hard to find reliable information that contains a full picture of all senior living options in a given city or state. In 2016, SeniorGuidance.org was created in order to help older adults, their caregivers and their loved ones find reliable, trustworthy and accurate information about senior living.


The Senior Voice

Established in 1978, Senior Voice is published monthly by Older Persons Action Group, Inc., advocating statewide for Alaskans age 50 and older.



If you are concerned about the safety of a vulnerable person you can report your concern to the Alaska Senior and Disabilities Services Centralized Reporting Unit.  These reports go to the appropriate state agency or agencies to investigate.  These include Adult Protective Services, The Long Term Care Ombudsman, Occupational Licensing and the Office of Children's Services.  Click on the link below for

Centralized Reporting


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