ElderCare Library

Welcome to your ElderCare Library. This area is designed to help you with the careful process of selecting the right families to work with and support you along the way. Browse through a growing collection of helpful articles, helpsheets and media, including websites, videos and more.

Featured Articles:

Caring For Parents

After relying on mom and dad for everything from extra cash to career advice, have the tables turned and do they need you as badly as you used to need them? If so, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey by the AARP, approximately 44% of Americans are caring for elderly parents and that number is only expected to increase as the baby boomers enter their golden years. read more

Physiological Effects of Aging

How aging effects our bodies.. read more

Guide to Background Checks on TheCaringSpace

Background checks are an important part of a stranger in the home of a senior. Careseekers can find comfort in knowing that the person they hire is not a criminal. Caregivers can set themselves apart as a serious professional by providing this information in their profile on TheCaringSpace.com. read more

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Featured Helpsheet:

Medication History Chart

Having a completed medication history worksheet helps you to keep complete information about your clients current and past medication easily within reach. Go over these questions with client or family and make sure you have the information you need.. read more

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Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. The Alzheimer's Association's Mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.. read more

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