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Adult Caregiver Resources

Advocacy
Disability Rights Center - http://www.drcme.org/
Maine Human Rights Commission - http://www.state.me.us/mhrc/index.shtml
Legal Services for the Elderly - http://mainelse.org/

General Resources
AARP - http://www.aarp.org
Advance Directives - http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/resource/rit2chew.htm
Aroostook Agency on Aging - http://www.aroostookaging.org/
Eastern Area Agency on Aging - http://www.eaaa.org
Eldercare Locator - http://www.eldercare.gov
Family Caregiver Alliance - http://www.caregiver.org
Maine211 - http://www.211maine.org
National Alliance for Caregiving - http://www.caregiving.org
National Association for Professional Geriatric Care Managers - http://www.caremanager.org
National Family Caregivers Association - http://www.nfcacares.org
Spectrum Generations/Central Maine Agency on Aging - http://www.spectrumgenerations.org
SeniorsPlus - http://www.seniorsplus.org/
Southern Maine Agency on Aging - http://www.smaaa.org/
The Conversation Project - http://theconversationproject.org/

Healthcare
Alzheimer's Disease Eduation and Referral Service - http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers
Alzheimer's Association - http://www.alz.org
Consumers for Affordable Healthcare - http://www.mainecahc.org/
Home Care Alliance of Maine - http://www.homecarealliance.org/
Hospice Council of Maine - http://www.mainehospicecouncil.org
Maine Alzheimer's Association - http://www.alz.org/maine
Maine Equal Justice Partners - prescription help - http://www.mejp.org/drugs.htm
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification - http://www.homemods.org
Next Step in Care - http://www.nextstepincare.org

Recreation
VSA Arts Maine - http://www.vsartsmaine.org/
Hunting and Fishing - http://www.maine.gov/ifw/licenses_permits/disabledpersons.htm

Respite Care
Adult Day Care Search - https://gateway.maine.gov/dhhs-apps/rcare/adc_search.asp
Respite Care Guide - http://www.abilitymaine.org/resource/guides/respite.html
Adult Day Care - http://www.adultdaycare.org/
Area Agencies on Aging - http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/resource/aaa.htm

State & Federal Agencies
Administration on Aging - http://www.aoa.gov
Adult Mental Health Services - http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mh/
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - http://www.medicare.gov
ME Geriatric Mental Health Services - http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mh/OlderPersons/
National Institutes on Aging - http://www.nia.nih.gov
Office of Elder Services - http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/

Support Groups and Workshops
Family Caregiver Support Network - http://www.caregiversupportnetwork.org/
Southern ME Agency on Aging - http://www.smaaa.org/support_groups.php
Spectrum Generations - http://www.spectrumgenerations.org/Services/Family_Caregiving.html
Cancer Community Center - http://cancercommunitycenter.org/what-we-offer/networking-support-groups/