Home Care Resources

HELPFUL WORKSHEETS & TIP SHEETS BY DAVID YORK AGENCY

My Exercise Plan Worksheets
Essential Documents  & Emergency Information Checklist
Essential Documents  & Emergency Information 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

 

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 

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

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

 

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 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