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What You Need to Know: 

The Elder Care Office is here to support you and help you save time as you navigate your way through issues involved in caring for an elderly loved one. We do that by providing resources such as the ones on this page. However, this entire Elder Care section of our website is dedicated to supporting you as a caregiver. 

Referrals

Need caregiving resources for your loved one? Let us do the 'leg' work for you. We can find resources almost anywhere in the United States. Although our office cannot endorse specific services, we can help with the selection process by answering questions and finding additional information. Contact our office at (859) 323-4600 or by e-mail.

Caregiver's ToolKit

To recognize UK employee caregivers, Elder Care is offering a free Caregiver's Kit. Click HERE to request one or more of these guides.

  1. Pathways Guide - a comprehensive resources guide to a range of services available for seniors in Fayette County and surrounding areas
  2. Senior Housing Directory - provides a list of all senior housing options in the Bluegrass area. It explains the different 'levels of care' and what 'level of care' is available at each senior facility.
  3. Alzheimer's Care Kit - includes the booklet "Caring for a Person wtih Alzheimer's Disease" along with other information relating to dementia from the National Institute on Aging.
  4. Prepare to Care - a publication from AARP giving you information and resources to help you get organized in caring for an older loved one

Caregiving Club Reading List

Caregiving Club realizes that caregivers have precious little time to read, but it felt compelled to create reading lists for caregivers. You may only read a chapter at a time or pick up the book once your caregiving is done. Or if you have not yet stepped into the caregiving spotlight you may read one of these books to help you prepare to care.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Offering courses for adults age 50 and over.

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

The mission of the SBCoA is to improve the health of the elderly in Kentucky and beyond through research dedicated to understanding the aging process and age-related brain diseases, and education, outreach and clinical programs that promote healthy brain aging.

Alzheimer's Association (National)

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association advances research to end Alzheimer's and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease. 

Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Alzheimer's Association Chapter

The Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association provides service and education to 125 counties across greater Kentucky and southern Indiana.