Parenting Your Parents

AARP

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SHIP | Senior Health Insurance Plan

Choosing a Medicare Plan can be very confusing. Open enrollment starts October 15th and will continue through December 7th. This is the time that you can compare plans and make the best decision for you or your loved one. SHIP , the Alabama Senior Health Insurance Plan, provides counselors who are NOT affiliated with any health care plans. They will…

Senior RX | Prescription Assistance

Prescription drug prices have risen by astronomical figures over the past several years. Many seniors feel like they need to choose between food and their prescription drugs. SenioRx is a resource available through the Alabama Department of Senior Services that helps seniors get their medications at a greatly reduced rate or even free. Since its’ inception in 2002, SenioRx has…

Alabama Cares | Support For Caregivers

Being a caregiver is not always easy. About 50% of all caregivers get no outside help. When someone asked if there is anything they can do to help, most of us usually say, “Oh no, that’s ok, I’m doing fine”. Learning to accept help early in your transition to being a caregiver will make it easier down the road. There…

Dementia Friendly Alabama

With 10,000 people daily turning 65, and age being the greatest risk factor for dementia, Alabama is committed to raising awareness throughout the state, striving to reduce stigma and fostering individual engagement through training and participation with a “dementia friendly community”. Imagine a community where people with dementia feel included, respected and valued, where they can participate in activities that…

Central Alabama Aging Consortium

CENTRAL ALABAMA AGING CONSORTIUM (CAAC) is a part of a state-wide aging network that provides a variety of Home and Community based services to the region’s senior and disabled populations and their caregivers. CAAC coordinates services for these targeted populations in Autauga, Elmore, and Montgomery counties. The primary goal is to develop, coordinate, and support services in the community that…