Helpful Resources

 

Here are some helpful senior resources for you:

211 Helpline - 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities.

AAA—Area Agency on Aging

AHCA – Agency for Healthcare Administration

Ali’s Alliance—Cancer Resource and Support

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Association of the Treasure Coast                      

Alzheimer’s Community Care      

American Parkinson Disease Association

Consumer Safety Awareness     

Dept of Elder Affairs                                                             

Diabetic Support Program

Drug Dangers

Drugwatch.com

Hospice of the Treasure Coast                                          

Lifeline Medical Alert Service

Lifestone Video Biographies                                 

Meals on Wheels  

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma In Veterans

Reviews of Medical Alert Systems

Reviews Bee—Medical Alert Reviews

RX Dangers

Treasure Coast Advocates for Seniors (TCAS)                                                  

 

 

An Answer to Care

6640 S US Hwy 1

Port St Lucie, FL 34952

Lic # NR30211606

Answering the Call to Quality Care!

(772) 621-2988

fax (772) 461-7165

Transportation

(772) 621-5040

 

FLORIDA ABUSE REGISTRY

AHCA Contact Numbers

 

I have the right to Report Complaints

To report a complaint regarding the services you receive, call

TOLL FREE

1-888-419-3456

 

I have the right to Report Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

To report abuse, neglect or exploitation, please call

TOLL FREE

1-800-962-2873

 

I have the right to Report Medicaid Fraud

To report suspected Medicaid Fraud, please call

TOLL FREE

1-888-419-3456

Health Care Information

Here are some current news articles we believe you will find helpful:

 

Drug Free Remedies for Chronic Pain

http://www.aarp.org/health/alternative-medicine/info-11-2008/drug_free_remedies_chronic_pain.html

 

The Science of Sleep

http://www.us-mattress.com/extra-sleep-could-reduce-chronic-pain.html

 

February is American Heart Month. Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but education can help save lives! Find out more -

http://www.cdc.gov/features/heartmonth/

 

We see an increasing number of Alzheimer's Cases every day. The Alzheimer's Association has great information on their website that can help you find the information and support you need.

http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_10_signs_of_alzheimers.asp

 

Exercise is very important in managing type 2 diabetes. Combining diet, exercise, and medicine (when prescribed) can help control your weight and blood sugar level.

http://diabetes.webmd.com/guide/exercise-guidelines

 

Parkinson’s Disease & Good Nutrition—While there is no special diet required for Parkinson's disease, eating well is extremely beneficial. A well balanced diet makes the body work more efficiently and helps medications for Parkinson's work properly. http://www.blhc.org/parkinsons-nutrition.aspx

 

Understanding and Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects:

 http://www.cancercare.org/publications/24-understanding_and_managing_chemotherapy_side_effects?

 

Valentines Day can add to the troubles faced by those suffering from Asthma. Here are some tips to make February an Asthma Friendly Month.

http://www.lung.org/about-us/our-impact/top-stories/make-valentines

 

Diabetes in Older People—A Disease You Can Manage

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/diabetes-older-people

 

 

Arthritis Pain Relief: Risks and Benefits

http://www.webmd.com/osteoarthritis/pain-relief

 

How is Alzheimers Different from Dementia?

 

Tips for Families that have a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease