• Aging Information/Resources
Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
Caregiver Information & Support
Legal and Financial Help
en Español
Discussions and Forums – for people with dementia and caregivers

Aging Information Resources

New York State Office for the Aging

Foundation for Health in Aging

New York State Coalition for the Aging

New York City Department for the Aging – Referrals, Emergency Help, and City Services.

New York State Adult Day Services Association – Public Policy, Advocacy, Plus “Find a Program” for caregivers.

Administration on the Aging

Senior Planet – Digital Community for Older Adults

Dorot USA (NYC) – Information, services, referrals, and workshops for elderly.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer’s Information Site from the Department of Health and Human Services, en Español

CaringKind NYC

Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Pages

Alzheimer’s Association (National)

New York City Alzheimer’s Association – Information, Support Groups, Calendar of Events

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research

Caregiver Information and Support

New York City Department for the Aging - Caregiving page

CaringKind NYC

Caregivers’ Connections – NY / NJ – Telephone Workshops and Support Groups

Eldercare Locator – (800) 677-1116

caregiving.com – Lots of tips, referrals, and help for caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Reading Room
Blog for caregivers – “Dotty Says” blog by Bob DeMarco

Caregiving – Medline – National Library of Medicine

Family Caregiver Alliance – National Center on Caregiving

Senior Care & Home Care at Care.com
Be sure to follow all tips for hiring a trustworthy aid, and be sure to interview applicants in person and check all references.

National Alliance for Caregiving

Caregiver Action Network

AFA Teens

Eldercare Online
The internet community of eldercaregivers. Information on many topics; lots of links.

AARP Caregiver Resources
Search on the word “caregiver” at the AARP home page, or try this link to some of the AARP caregiving pages.

Empowering Caregivers
Portal for caregivers offers articles, support, inspiration, and other resources. With chat rooms and message forums.

Legal and Financial Help

Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Office for the Aging – services to senior citizens in Brooklyn.

South Brooklyn Legal Services – equal justice for low-income people in Brooklyn by providing a broad range of legal advocacy and information, including many elder law issues

Social Security and Disability Resource Center – helpful website to answer questions about applying for disability and troubleshooting problems.

JASA-LEAP - Legal/Social Work Elder Abuse Program
Consultations, Referral, Home Visits, Legal Services, and more – (718) 648-2567, Ext. 22

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys – information and attorney search tools

Grimaldi & Yeung – Resources in caregiving and elder law from this private law firm – Brooklyn

Recognizing Elder Abuse and Knowing Your Rights. A guide from the National Council for Aging Care

en Español

alzheimers.gov/espanol, el recurso del gobierno que ofrece información gratuitamente sobre la enfermedad de Alzheimer y demencias relacionadas.

Asociación de Alzheimer (en Español)

CaringKind NYC – Programas y Servicios en la ciudad de Nueva York

Discussions and Forums

Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

Alzheimer’s Association Online Community

Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International

Recognizing Elder Abuse and Knowing Your Rights. A guide from the National Council for Aging Care