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ISBN 978-0-977017-6-6
"But I Don't Want Eldercare!"
is the recipient of a 2010 Caregiver Friendly Award and the JPX Media International Book Award in the category of Health and Aging.
To purchase this book at a discounted price please visit the website for the Legal Center of Denver, Colorado.

Current Affiliations

Resources


Alzheimer’s Association
http://www.alz.org

Provides comprehensive information on Alzheimer’s disease. Has links to Alzheimer’s Association offices in each state. Its 24 hour helpline number is:

1-800-272-3900


American Dental Association Click on: Public Resources
http://www.ada.org

Includes an “A—Z” list of important topics, help with locating and communicating with a dentist, and tips on managing your oral health.


American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org

Includes information on the role of exercise and diet in preventing and managing diabetes; also on the relationship between diabetes and heart disease and stroke.


American Foundation for the Blind
http://www.afb.org

Includes a comprehensive list of special services for various kinds of assistance with vision problems.


American Heart Association
http://www.americanheart.org

Includes information about prevention, diet and nutrition, and living with heart disease.


American Stroke Association
http://www.strokeassociation.org

Includes information about identifying the signs of stroke, rehabilitation services, and support networks.


Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org

Offers information about different types of arthritis, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
http://www.medicare.gov

Information ranging from understanding Medicare to how to choose a Medicare drug plan and how to select a nursing home.


Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.caregiver.org

Offers online support groups and consultants for caregivers, news features for families, caregivers, professionals, policy makers, and the media. Information is also available for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease.


Huntington's Disease Society of America
http://www.hdsa.org

Includes information about support programs, local chapters, and clinical trials.


National Alliance on Mental Illness
http://www.nami.org

Provides information and support both to individuals with mental illness and family members.


National Association for the Deaf
http://www.nad.org

Includes information on medical advances related to deafness and on available technology for improving the lives of deaf and hard of hearing persons.


National Breast Cancer Foundation
http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org

Includes education materials, online support, and information about resources for mammograms and early detection.


National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov

The written information for patients is comprehensive and easy to follow. The information specialists at the toll-free number are very patient and helpful.

1-800-4-CANCER


National Center for Supportive Housing and Home Modification
http://www.homemods.org

Extensive information on home safety and modification and many links to organizations involved in home adaptation.


National Center on Elder Abuse
http://www.ncea.aoa.gov

Detailed information on how to identify abuse in any situation and on what to do about it.

*In an emergency call 911 or the local police department*


National Library of Medicine and the National Institues of Health
http://medlineplus.gov

A comprehensive resource on healthcare and many other topics, including managing prescription medications, preventing injuries from falls and dealing with hearing and vision impairments. Provides information specific to the healthcare needs of minority groups.

An outstanding source of assistance for those caring for their parents, including parents with dementia (confusion and significant memory loss).

Search for:Caregivers


National Multiple Sclerosis Society
http://www.nationalmssociety.org

Includes an online support community and resources for living with Multiple Sclerosis.


National Osteoporosis Foundation
http://www.nof.org

Offers information about prevention, reducing symptoms and connecting with community resources for those living with osteoporosis.


Terry Lynch Aging Strategies
was a finalist in the SeniorHomes.com
Best of the Web 2012.

News

  • Terry is excited to be speaking at an international conference on self determination and aging in Glasgow, Scotland in March 2015.

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  • Terry was thrilled to collaborate on planning Wisconsin's first statewide conference on Self-Determination and Aging, held in June 2014.
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  • Terry's guide to staying safe during hospital stays is essential reading for all families. It was co-published by The Management Group and the Centre for Welfare Reform.
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  • Terry Lynch was honored with a Fellowship by the United Kingdom's Centre for Welfare Reform.
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