The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.
Find information here on living with dementia day-to-day. (Your loved one does not have to have Alzheimer’s for you to use these services. Although they focus on Alzheimer’s Disease, anyone dealing with dementia issues can participate.) In terms of services, the Alzheimer’s Association has a 24 hour helpline, and the ability to help you find appropriate housing for your loved one. From this website, you can find a local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association where there will likely be family support groups offered. As well, you can join their message boards and chat rooms for connecting with others online.
Toll-free, 24 hour helpline: 1-800-272-3900
Address: 399 Market Street, #102 Philadelphia, PA 19106
CARIE-CENTER FOR ADVOCACY FOR THE RIGHTS & INTEREST OF ELDERLY
Address: 100 S. Broad Street, Suite 1500 Philadelphia, PA 19110
ADMINISTRATION ON AGING
Information designed for Older Americans, their families and those concerned about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support their independence.
HEALTHY AGING FOR OLDER ADULTS
Center for Disease Control – Critical knowledge gaps exist for responding to the health needs of older adults.
NIH SENIOR HEALTH HOME PAGE
Older adults and the diverse activities they enjoy.
SENIOR CITIZEN’S RESOURCES
US governments site for general Seniors Citizen resources