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Overview for Medicare Patients
Providence Home Health Palliative Care is an extension of our traditional Home Health program. Patients needing palliative care often have complex needs that require specialized care.
Referral and Face-to-Face Verification forms:
Benedictine, serving Marion, Polk and Linn-Benton counties
Gorge service area
North Coast service...
This 12-page guide helps caregivers and family members understand the emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of the days and moments before death.
Resources for Clark County: Senior Information & Assistance, Home & Community Services, Family Caregiver Support Program, Area Agency on Aging, Long Term Care, Ombudsman, Adult Protective Services
The Geriatric Mental Health Foundation was established by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry to raise awareness of psychiatric and mental health disorders affecting the elderly, eliminate the stigma of mental illness and treatment, promote healthy aging strategies, and increase access to quality mental health care for the elderly.
Welcome to the Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator is your first step for finding local agencies, in every U.S. community, that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care and caregiver support services.
Founded in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Long recognized as a pioneer in health services, FCA now offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.
FamilyDoctor.org page on Chronic pain, how to identify and treatment resources.
FamilyDoctor.org page on Chronic pain, translated to Spanish.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthfinder.gov tool’s page on arthritis. Includes FAQs and an overview of the types of arthritis with resource treatment options.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services page on Pain, how to identify, treat and relevant resources.
The Meals On Wheels Association of America is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories.
The official U.S. Government site for Medicare
Medline’s page on Arthritis, discussing types and symptoms with links to various resources for treatment and interactive tools.
The National Library of Medicine’s online tool Medline Plus provides definition and treatment resources for pain management.
We serve seniors (people age 60 and older), people with disabilities age 18 and older and veterans. We're here to identify resources that will let them live independently in their own homes for as long as possible.
Main site for alternative medicine including acupuncture, dietary supplements, herbs, massage techniques and other non-traditional medical practices.
NIAMS landing page with search for conditions in the health index and related resources.
Every three years, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital assesses the needs and assets of Columbia River Gorge communities with a focus on Hood River County.
Ride Connection, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing responsive, accessible transportation options for those in need. While many of our customers are older adults and people with disabilities, we strive to provide transportation solutions for the community at large.
Navigating Medicare can be confusing. To find out about your Medicare insurance options, contact the Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program. Our volunteer counselors provide one-on-one counseling and assist with appeals or insurance complaints.
TriMet's LIFT program is a shared-ride public transportation service for people who are unable to use regular buses or trains due to a disability or disabling health condition.