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'Senior Living Guide'

This magazine and online site are an extensive resource for folks in need of in-home care or alternative housing options. Included are detailed lists of retirement communities, assisted living facilities, home health companies and skilled nursing/rehab options. Narrow searches by area, care options, payment forms and availability. Online: seniorlivingguideonline.com. The latest magazine edition is at CVS pharmacies, select Publix, Sweetbay, Winn-Dixie grocery stores, as well as doctors' offices, hospitals, medical offices and retirement centers. Or to receive a copy, call (727) 553-5100.

Caregiving symposium

The New Age of Caregiving Symposium is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, $35-$55. A day of information and rejuvenation. Keynote speaker is Gail Sheehy, author of Passages of Caregiving. (727) 798-2663; new ageofcaregivingsymposium.com.

On the radio

The Caregiver Hour, 11 a.m. to noon Mondays on WHNZ-AM 1250. You can also listen online and as a podcast at thecaregiverhour.com.

Other events

Life @ the End: Caring in the Face of Loss, film documentary, 10 p.m. today, WUSF-Ch. 16; and 9:30 p.m. Thursday, WEDU-Ch. 3; healthystate.org.

• "Caring for the Caregiver" class, 3-4 p.m., Tuesday, free. Emeritus at Carrollwood, 13550 S Village Drive, Tampa; (813) 908-5300.

Online

Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas: agingcarefl.org

West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging: agingflorida.com

Florida Department of Elder Affairs: elderaffairs.state.fl.us

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (Medicaid program): ahca.myflorida.com

Resources for caregiving 08/23/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 5:30am]
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