Respite Care assistance:
Many respite care resources exist. Below are websites you may find helpful. Please contact our office at (501) 843-9014 for additional resources if the recommendations here do not meet your needs:
U.S. DEPT. OF VETERAN AFFAIRS www.va.gov/GERIATRICS/Guide/LongTermCare/ Respite_Care.asp www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-details/319/
Other helpful links:
The Center on Aging is on the UAMS Campus in Little Rock in the Donald W. Reynolds Center. This is a very good place to get a medical evaluation for an Elderly Parent.
Arkansas DHHS Division of Aging & Adult Services Web-Site. Good general information on Long Term Care, Medicare & Medicaid
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Web-Site
Important Government web-site for people with Medicare
Arkansas Area Agencies on Aging. Map and county information.
Arkansas Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Information about member facilities of the Arkansas Assisted Living Association, by county, in Arkansas.
This government web-site explains how much FDIC Coverage is available for money held in Revocable (Living) and Irrevocable Trusts.