Assisted Living Resource List
10300 Eaton Place
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: (703) 691-8100
FAX: (703) 691-8106
This is a list for those who need or currently have attendant care.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049
Phone: 800-424-3410 or 877-434-7598 (TTY)
A nonprofit, nonpartisan association dedicated to shaping and enriching the experience of aging for our members and for all Americans. The website offers resources that address many care giving topics.
Independent Living Research Utilization at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research
2323 South Shepherd, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77019
Phone: 713-520-0232 or 713-520-5136 (TDD)
This program offers a national listing of Independent Living Centers. Many resources are available; including an audiotape series and publications entitled Independent Living with Attendant Care which address issues that are helpful to those affected by disabilities and the caregiver.
RRTC in Community Integration for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
Baylor College of Medicine and The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR)
1333 Moursund, B-107
Houston, TX 77030-3405
Offers many useful publications, including Busting Loose to Independence, which covers everything that you need to know about finding, hiring, maintaining – and if necessary firing – your personal care attendant