The Alzheimer's Association is a resource for patients and families dealing with Alzheimer's Disease. They have a 24/7 helpline: 1-800-272-3900.
Amazing Place is a day center for adults with mild to moderate dementia. They offer a dementia day program, caregiver support and community education.
BakerRipley, formerly Neighborhood Centers, and Sheltering Arms offer a variety of senior programming and caregiver support programs and offer case management and have a dementia-specific adult day center.
BridgingApps is a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston that provides access to educational and therapeutic tools. BridgingApps provides basic training on how to get started with a mobile device, app lists and app reviews to assist in finding the right apps, and support for any level of user.
Care for Elders (CFE) is Houston's largest, most diverse and most experienced partnership focused solely on elder care issues.
This manual was developed for caregivers of persons with dementia, but can be helpful to any senior planning for a natural disaster.
HCAAA has the overall goal of a comprehensive community based services delivery system for older adults in Harris County.
Ombudsmen can help ensure that long-term care residents get the care they want and that they are treated with the dignity they deserve. They support and promote the health, safety and rights of the residents while helping to educate consumers on options.
A free helpline operated by United Way of Greater Houston - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in many languages.
Find out more about UTHRO and upcoming UTHRO programs.
This website has educational materials and oral health resources for older adults.
Programs and resources. A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Health information. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
This website provides facts, statistics, news, and additional resources on elder abuse.
The National Institute on Aging has a "for the public" that contains a wide variety of information on aging and health.
National Institute on Aging
NIA Health & Aging is an easy-to-use website featuring basic health and wellness information for older adults.
The National Center on Caregiving is a national non-profit that provides caregiver support.
This website contains a selection of federal resources that may be helpful to caregivers.
This website provides open access to medical educational materials, including geriatrics, that have undergone an editorial peer-review process.