• 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 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.
Senior Planet – Digital Community for Older Adults
Dorot USA (NYC) – Information, services, referrals, and workshops for elderly.
New York City Alzheimer’s Association – Information, Support Groups, Calendar of Events
New York City Department for the Aging - Caregiving page
Caregivers’ Connections – NY / NJ – Telephone Workshops and Support Groups
Eldercare Locator – (800) 677-1116
caregiving.com – Lots of tips, referrals, and help for caregivers.
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.
The internet community of eldercaregivers. Information on many topics; lots of links.
Portal for caregivers offers articles, support, inspiration, and other resources. With chat rooms and message forums.
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
alzheimers.gov/espanol, el recurso del gobierno que ofrece información gratuitamente sobre la enfermedad de Alzheimer y demencias relacionadas.
AOA – Información en Español