Online Senior Resources

Online Senior Resources

Many organizations, both local and national, provide information and services that can help guide you and your loved ones through the challenges of aging.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Adult Day Care Network of Contra Costa
Alzheimer's Association
Association of Frontotemporal Dementia
HelpGuide.org - Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
Rehabilitation Services of Northern California

Caregiving

AARP - Caregiving
Family Caregiver Alliance
FamilyCaregiving101.org
HelpGuide.org - Caregiving & Support
National Family Caregivers

Fall Prevention

Center for Disease Control - Fall Prevention
Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
NIH's Age Page - Falls and Fractures

Getting Help

AARP - Grief and Loss
AARP - When to Quit Driving/We Need to Talk
Adult Protective Services
American Association of Senior Peer Counseling
Contra Costa County Aging & Adult Services
Contra Costa Online Resource Database (211)
Diablo Valley Foundation for the Aging
HelpGuide.org - Services to Help Seniors Stay at Home
Independent Living Resource
Meals on Wheels (Senior Outreach Services)
Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa County
NCOA - Benefits Check Up
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa

General Aging Information

Administration on Aging
FDA - Information for Older People
HelpGuide.org - Seniors & Aging
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
National Institute on Aging
NIH Senior Health
Pocket Guide to Staying Healthy at 50+
US.gov for Seniors

Medicare

AARP - Health Insurance
CA Health Advocates (HICAP) fact sheets
Contra Costa County HICAP
Medicare.gov
Medicare Rights Organization
NCOA - My Medicare Matters
Social Security Information

Medical Issues

American Macular Degeneration Foundation
Arthritis Foundation
Hospice of the East Bay
National Association for Continence
National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Stroke Association

Vision & Hearing

American Macular Degeneration Foundation
California Braille & Talking Book Library
California Telephone Access Program
Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California
Lighthouse - Visual and other Disabilities
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders