We also have helpful brochures that can be saved or printed to give a concise, usually 1 page, overview on topics that we believe are of interest to our seniors in Louisiana. Click on any of the links below to access the brochure:
This section provides brochures (listed alphabetically) on a variety of helpful topics for older adults, caregivers and professionals. Feel free to view the brochures online or order copies to be mailed to your home or office.
Before You Give Up the Keys Create a Roadmap for Transportation Independence
Brochure helps older adults to evaluate their mobility needs, identify the transportation options in their community and develop a plan customized to their unique circumstances.
Brain Health: You Can Make a Difference!
This brochure contains recommendations and resources to help older adults take charge of their brain health as they age. The information in the publication draws from materials developed by the Administration for Community Living, in partnership with the National Institutes of Health and the CDC.
Caring Across the Miles: Resources for Long-Distance Caregivers
This brochure provides long-distance caregivers with tools and resources that may help them better support their loved ones from afar.
Eldercare Locator Brochure
This brochure provides general information about the Eldercare Locator and community-based services.
Healthy Aging in a Pandemic World: What Older Adults and Caregivers Need to Know Now
This brochure describes some of the changes that families, friends and caregivers may notice and highlights the need to check in and check up on issues that may need attention among the older adults in their lives, poses questions readers can and should ask themselves and their loved ones at this stage of the pandemic—and provides information on how older adults, caregivers and families can connect to services that can help address these changes.
Helping Older Adults Weather the Storm Before, During and After Disasters
This publication provides tips to help older adults and their caregivers prepare for disasters.
Home Improvement Scams: Tools to Reduce Your Risk
This brochure features tips and resources to help ensure that older adults can undertake successful home improvement projects.
Hospital to Home: Plan for Smooth Transition
The guide provides planning tips for pre-hospital check-in as well as post-checkout from the hospital.
Housing Options for Older Adults: A Guide for Making Housing Decisions
This booklet provides an overview of the types of housing available to older adults, and highlights some personal and legal issues to consider in making housing decisions.
This guide provides tips for starting the conversation about health, legal, financial and end-of-life issues with a loved one.
Living Well with Dementia in the Community
This brochure provides information about the many community services and supports available for both older adults with dementia and their caregivers.
Modifying Your Home for Healthy Aging:
This brochure highlights the importance of home modifications in helping older adults continue to live safely in their homes as their mobility, sensory and cognitive needs change.
Older Adults and Elder Abuse This publication provides information on the various types of elder abuse and ways to combat this growing issue.
Older Adults and Medication Safety It is important to know about your medicines to avoid possible problems. This brochure provides tips on taking medicines safely.
Preventing Falls at Home
This brochure describes safety checks older adults can do in and around the house to reduce their risk of falling and help enhance their independent living.
Protect Your Pocketbook: Tips to Avoid Financial Exploitation
This brochure provides information and resources on avoiding financial exploitation and offers tips on how to stay safe.
Ready to Volunteer… Now What? A Guide for Older Adults on Giving Back
This brochure can help older adults learn about the benefits of volunteering, types of volunteer opportunities and how to find a local or virtual volunteer opportunity.
Staying Connected and Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers
This brochure highlights the importance of social connection, its impact on our health—and ways the Aging Network can help older adults connect to their communities during this time of limited in-person social interactions.
Staying OK: Tips for Supporting Your Social Connections and Emotional Wellness
This brochure, developed by engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults in partnership with the Eldercare Locator, provides older adults with social engagement tips and tools they can use to stay connected to their communities as well as suggestions for ways older adults can connect to mental health services and supports if needed.
Transportation Options for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
The brochure describes various types of transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities and lists key questions to ask to determine the best option to meet individual needs.
Winter Warmth and Safety: Home Energy Tips for Older Adults
The brochure offers some economical ways to stay warm and safe at home.
You Gave, Now Save: Guide to Benefits for Seniors
Updated in 2022, this educational guide links eligible low-income older adults with thousands of public and private programs that can help them pay for health care, prescriptions, food and utilities.
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