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
Rehabilitation Services of Northern California


AARP - Caregiving
Family Caregiver Alliance
National Family Caregivers

Fall Prevention

Center for Disease Control - Fall Prevention
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
Diablo Valley Foundation for the Aging - Services to Help Seniors Stay at Home
Independent Living Resource
NCOA - Benefits Check Up
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa

General Aging Information

Administration on Aging
FDA - Information for Older People
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
National Institute on Aging
NIH Senior Health for Seniors


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

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