Elderly Homecare Resources

DAVID YORK AGENCY PUBLICATIONS – HELPFUL WORKSHEETS & TIP SHEETS

David York Agency Brochure

Essential Documents  & Emergency Information WORKBOOK
Essential Documents  & Emergency Information CHECKLIST
My Exercise Plan Worksheets
Elderproofing Your Home Checklist
Preventing Falls in the Elderly Tip Sheet
10 Technology Must Haves for Seniors

Signs & Symptoms of Depression in Older Adults & the Elderly

Causes of Depression in Older Adults & the Elderly

Hiring A Geriatric Care Manager

Writing An Eldercare Plan

 

ASSOCIATIONS
AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Foundation  888-OUR-AARP or (888) 687-2277

Alzheimer’s Association – 24/7 Helpline (800) 272-3900

Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter  (631) 580-5100

Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter  1.800.272.3900

American Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (520) 881-4005

American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

AMAC (Association of Mature Adult Citizens) 1-888-262-2006

American Society on Aging  (415) 974-9600 or (800) 537-9728

American Diabetes Association (800) 232-3472 

American Heart Association – The Mended Hearts (888) HEART99 or (888) 432-7899 

American Lung Association (800) 548-8252 

American Parkinson Disease Association (800) 223-2732 

Arthritis Foundation (404) 872-7100 

Assisted Living Federation of America  (703) 894-1805 

CaringKind: The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving (646) 744-2900 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Info Line (800) 232-4636 

Financial Planning Association (800) 322-4237 

Family Caregivers Alliance (800) 455-8106 

Hearing Loss Association of America 

Hospice Association of America (202) 546-4759 

Lighthouse National Center for Vision and Aging (800) 829-0500 

Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation  (516) 767-6856 

Lupus Foundation of America (800) 558-0121 

Meals on Wheels (212) 348-4344 x25 

Muscular Dystrophy Association (800) 572-1717 

National Adult Day Services Association (877) 745-1440 

National Alliance for Caregiving (301) 718-8444 

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (202) 872-0888 

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (520) 881-8008 

National Association of the Deaf (301) 587-1788 or (301) 328-1443 

National Family Caregivers Association (800) 896-3650 

National Institute of Health (NIH) (301) 496-4000 

National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (888) MSFOCUS 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (800) 344-4867 

National Parkinson's Foundation (800) 473-4636 

National Stroke Association (800) 787-6537 

New York Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (518) 867-8383 

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 

Veteran’s Affairs Department (800) 827-1000 

Visions Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired  (212) 625-1616

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WEBSITES/BOOKS

A Place for Mom

Caregiving.com 

Caregiver Survival Resources

Community Resources for Caregivers

Disability and Medical Resource 

MallElderCare Online 

Elderweb.com

Healingwell Guide to Diseases, Disorders, and Chronic Illness 

HealthwebHome

Health Care Guide

Positive Health Wellness

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy 

Today’s Caregivers, for, about, and by caregivers

WebMD 

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
Administration on Aging 

Benefits CheckUp 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 

Civil Rights & Disability Related Resources

First Gov for Seniors 

Medicare Interactive

National Council on Aging (800) 424-9046

National Council on Aging Elder Abuse Hotline (877) 664-6140

National Council for Aging Care

National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health

Social Security Online

Veteran’s Affairs Department (800) 827-1000

 

NEW YORK STATE/CITY RESOURCES
New York State Office of the Aging  (212) 442-1000 or 311

New York State Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program 

New York State Partnership for Long-Term Care 

New York City Department for the Aging