In Phase Two of The Living Legacy, we have Care Managers to help families figure out what they need to do next, and how to do it.
Organizations Who Can Help
You do not have to do this alone!
The Alzheimer's Association has a 24/7 hotline. They have counselors available to assist you with your situation.
Care consultations are no charge to you!
If you have questions or concerns and feel you could benefit from Care Consultation services, please call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 and request a care consultation today.
The Houston Area Parkinson's Society also has social workers available to help families and friends of people suffering from Parkinson's disease. Call 713-626-7114.
The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association offer online communities to support patients and their caregivers. Get support and answers you need about heart disease, strokes, AFib, healthy living and more. Visit their Website for more information.
The AARP Website offers a plethora of caregiving resources. Whether you are caring for someone in your home or need to find a place for someone you love, you will find help in this community.
If you are managing the care of someone you love you need Caretree.me. This service is free for families to use and can help keep the whole family on the same page. You are able to keep appointments and list of current medications in one place so that everyone is informed.
You can even store medical information in the patient portal so everyone knows what has happened at medical appointments and hospital visits.
You may also want to hire a professional to manage the care of someone you love. There are a number of such professionals in the Houston area. Aging Life Care Professionals, formerly known as Geriatric Care Managers offer a variety of services. Most will have a background in Social Work or Nursing. Contact the Aging Life Care Association and find a list of professionals near you.