Helpful IOG Publications

Transitions Newsletters 
Press Releases 
Biannual Reports 
2013-2018 Strategic Plan
Healthier Black Elders Newsletters 

Successful Aging thru Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Booklets
Protecting Yourself from Financial Exploitation
Household Finances
Understanding Credit
Retirement & Estate Planning

Helping Handbooks Series

The IOG, with assistance from family caregivers at the DMC West Nursing Home (Southfield, MI), compiled the Helping Handbooks below to assist caregivers whose loved ones are living in a nursing home. Click to view or download a free copy (PDF).  Appropriate for all health care professionals and families of persons in long-term care.

Making the most of visits to nursing home residents who have dementia

Taking care of yourself while taking care of a loved one who's in a nursing home

Understanding and dealing with problem behaviors of nursing home residents

Mental health and nursing home residents

Living with loss: When a loved one dies in a nursing home

Media Coverage and News Announcements