Assistance and Resources for Elderly Health and
Personal Care Needs

It’s often overwhelming to determine if an elderly loved one needs professional assistance at home – and then to find available, competent and affordable resources. Care coordinators at Alliance are available to talk you through your situation and help you find the resources you need to ensure safety at home. If you’d like more information about any of the commonly requested senior resources listed below, please contact Alliance. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions or are considering home care services.

Medical Devices

Alliance assists our clients and their family members in learning to effectively use medical devices to assist in maintaining mobility and safety at home. These medical devices include:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Walkers
  • Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Monitors
  • Glucose Meters
  • Portable Oxygen Tanks

Medical Monitoring

Alliance will work with our clients and their family members to proactively implement health and safety monitoring practices. Services include:

  • Manage wandering with motion detectors, door/window alarms, pressure-sensitive floor mats
  • Installation and monitoring of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Home use of a programmed medication dispensing unit to organize medications as well as remind clients when to take medications
  • “Virtual Care” via live video includes camera, computer and phone or Internet to enable visual checks on family members or loved ones

TeleHealth

Through an easy-to-use device installed in our clients’ homes, vital statistics can be remotely monitored seven days a week by a nurse. The information can be relayed to Alliance four times a day via the Internet. The device is customizable according to our clients’ disease diagnosis and can be programmed to ask disease-specific questions of the client. The device can measure: heart rate, blood pressure, weight, oxygen saturation, temperature, glucose and more.

Educational Opportunities

For more information about educational opportunities for families and love ones – including Cardiac Health Awareness, Reducing Falls and more – see our News & Events section.

Local and Regional Resources

You also may contact the following Indianapolis area organizations:

  • PrimeLife Enrichment: Carmel, Indiana based service organization supporting senior citizens
  • Central Indiana Council on Aging: Organization that advocates on behalf of senior citizens to build communities that support their needs
  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP): Provides free health insurance information for senior citizens and pre-retirees
  • Hoosier Rx: Indiana’s State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program
  • Indianapolis Senior Center: Provides programs and services that enhance the lives of senior citizens

National Resources

  • American Cancer Society
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Parkinson’s Association
  • American Lung Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Heart Association
  • National Resource Center for Safe Aging
  • Dependency & Addiction Among Seniors
Contact Alliance to talk to a care coordinator or schedule an in-home visit.

Alliance Home Health Care
9607 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46280

Phone: (317) 581-1100

Fax: (317) 816-3131

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Testimonial

“Rana comes to see me three times a week to give me baths. She’s very friendly and helps me in any way I need. I’m very pleased with Alliance.”
— Theresa, client



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