Non-profit organization websites
Alzheimer's Association: The first place families should go for Alzheimer's and related dementia information and help. Helpline: 1-800-272-3900 24/7
Aging Life Care Association: Aging Life Care / geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals™ provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through:
Assessment and monitoring, Planning and problem-solving, Education and advocacy, Family caregiver coaching
Aging with Dignity: The organization responsible for creating "Five Wishes" which helps families communicate, in detail, the care and treatment they wish to receive in their later years.
Village to Village Network: The village concept is sweeping the nation. It's neighbors helping neighbors. Village to Village network provides general information.
Area Agencies on Aging
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging As a result of the 1965 Older American's Act (OAA), local city and county Area Agencies on Aging provide 'one-stop-shop' information and services for seniors.
Other Government Resources