The following links are resources for the long-term care environment. Click on the web site address for more information.
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
Current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease information and resources from the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA)
The Alzheimer's Association
A gateway to a wealth of Alzheimer's disease information
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA)
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, representing not-for-profit organizations providing healthcare, housing and services to the nation's elderly
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
American Health Care Association (AHCA)
News compiled by the American Health Care Association (AHCA), a federation of state organizations representing assisted living, nursing facilities, and subacute care providers
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, dedicated to the practice of senior care pharmacy
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Your access to the world of pharmacy
Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) represents over 7,000 for-profit and not-for-profit providers of assisted living, continuing care retirement communities, independent living and other forms of housing and services.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Your source for credible health information
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (formerly HCFA)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services site: Official news and information on Medicare and Medicaid
Chartwell Pennsylvania is a clinically advanced provider of Home Infusion Therapy in the tri-state area.
Complete Intravenous Access Services
The largest independently owned IV service company in the United States.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Protecting and promoting your health
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.
Institute on Aging
A comprehensive resource providing information on aging and geriatric care for seniors, caregivers, educators, students and health care professionals
Long-Term Care Pharmacy Alliance (LTCPA)
Official website of the Long-Term Care Pharmacy Alliance, a trade association dedicated to promoting the specific needs of long-term care.
my.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE
Apply for Medicare Part D. Or, use the "My Medicare" site to inquire about drug coverage for your current plan.
MedlinePlus, from the National Library of Medicine. Information on hundreds of diseases, conditions and wellness issues.
Site of the American Nurses Association: News, information and educational resources for nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Pennsylvania Aging site. Apply online for prescription financial assistance. This site can also help you select a Medicare D plan that partners with PACE.
Social Security Administration
Social Security Low Income Subsidy "Extra Help" application. Apply for extra help paying for Medicare D. out of pocket expenses. This site is also a tool of recommendation for Social Workers at Skilled Nursing Facilities.