Helpful Websites

Helpful 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

Insight Memory Care Center Northern Virginia non-profit Day Center for those living with dementia. Education and resources for family.

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.

The Conversation Project Help to have the family conversation regarding end of life wishes.

Village to Village Network: The village concept is sweeping the nation. It's neighbors helping neighbors. Village to Village network provides general information.

National Association of Area Agencies - 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.

Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Fairfax County Services for Older Adults

Maryland Department of Aging

Aging Life Care Association: Nationwide Association for Aging Life Care Professionals™ establishing ethics and industry standards. Search function for Care Managers in your area:  Find an Aging Life Care™ Expert

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 

Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Other Government Resources

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

National Council on Aging

Other

American Association of Retired Persons