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When it comes to first-rate home care solutions, nothing compares to Faithful Companion Home Care in Summerville, SC. Our capable team attends to the needs of the elderly and persons with disabilities. On top of offering premier home care assistance, we also provide a vast collection of important senior citizen resources. Check out our FAQ section for answers to questions you might have about our home care agency and services.

Senior Citizen Resources

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Alzheimer's

The National Alzheimer’s Association has several helpful free guides to coping with Alzheimer's disease, ranging from the basics to care giving to safety, treatments, and “Know the 10 signs of Alzheimer’s.” (www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_publications.asp

 

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America provides a wide range of publications about Alzheimer’s, as well as a free hotline (866-232-8484) for caregivers, staffed by social workers. (www.alzfdn.org)

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Fall Prevention

The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (www.cpsc.gov) has put together a free booklet on “Safety For Older Consumers – Home Safety Checklist” that covers all the essentials needed to prevent falls and accidents in and around the home. 

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Fraud and Identity Theft

When it comes to elder fraud, why not learn from the top dog – the FBI. At their senior citizen fraud page, you’ll find a comprehensive list of the most common frauds and scams, from telemarketing fraud, identity theft, advance fee schemes, investment scams, internet fraud, reverse mortgage fraud, even counterfeit prescription drugs, and how to protect yourself or your loved ones. (www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud/seniors)

 

Link to helpful senior citizen resources in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, and all of Charleston County: www.sciway.net/org/charleston-sc-senior-resources.html

 

Link to helpful senior citizen resources in Dorchester: dorchesterseniors.com/community-resources 

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Elder Abuse

The National Center on Elder Abuse (www.ncea.aoa.gov) offers a variety of helpful resources to educate the public and assist victims of elder abuse, including links to local hotlines and prevention programs.