Aging Resources


National Resources

About Alzheimer’s Disease & Caregiving: www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/topics/caregiving

Addiction Resources: https://addictionresource.com/

Administration on Aging: http://www.aoa.gov

Age in Place – Practical Advicehttp://www.ageinplace.org/Practical-Advice

Aging in Place Resources: http://www.seniorresource.com/ageinpl.htm

Alcoholism in Older Adults: https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org/

Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program: http://www.acl.gov/NewsRoom/Publications/docs/Alzheimers_Disease_Supportive_Services_Program_1.pdf

Alzheimer’s: alzheimers.gov

Anxiety & Older Adults: http://www.adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/older-adults

Assistive Technology: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=109

Benefits Checkup: https://www.benefitscheckup.org

Caregiving: www.medicare.gov/campaigns/caregiver/caregiver.html 

Caregiver Stress Fact Sheet: www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/caregiver-stress.html

Caregivers and Exercise—Take Time for Yourself: go4life.nia.nih.gov/tip-sheets/caregivers-and-exercise-take-time-yourself

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging: www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/caring-person-alzheimers-disease/about-guide

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: http://www.cms.gov

Corporation for National and Community Service: http://www.nationalservice.gov

Disability.gov: http://www.disability.gov

ElderCare Locator: www.eldercare.gov

Elder Fraud Resources: http://www.stopfraud.gov/protect-yourself.html

Elderly Depression: http://www.save.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.viewpage&page_id=a82dfca2-afe8-3478-1a4e1f9445d46407

Falls & Older Adults: http://nihseniorhealth.gov/falls/causesandriskfactors/01.html

Get Support If You Are A Caregiver: healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/everyday-healthy-living/mental-health-and-relationship/get-support-if-you-are-a-caregiver

GovBenefits.gov: http://www.govbenefits.gov

Health Information for Older Adults: http://www.cdc.gov/aging/aginginfo/index.htm

Home Modification Fact Sheet: http://gero.usc.edu/nrcshhm/resources/fs_home_mod.pdf

Hospice: www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/02154.pdf

Important Facts about Falls: http://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/falls/adultfalls.html

Lifespan Respite Program: www.acl.gov/NewsRoom/Publications/docs/Lifespan_Respite_Care_Program2014.pdf

Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services: http://www.medicaid.gov/Medicaid-CHIP-Program-Information/By-Topics/Long-Term-Services-and-Supports/Home-and-Community-Based-Services/Home-and-Community-Based-Services.html

Medicare.gov: http://www.medicare.gov

Medication Precautionary Information: http://www.aarp.org/health/drugs-supplements/info-07-2011/medications-older-adults-should-use-with-caution.html

Mesothelioma Veterans Center: https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/

National Center on Elder Abuse: http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/

National Family Caregiver Support Program: http://www.acl.gov/NewsRoom/Publications/docs/National_Family_Caregiver_Support_Program2014.pdf

Planning Your Doctor’s Visit: http://nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/planningyourdoctorvisit/01.html

Pleural Mesothelioma Center: www.pleuralmesothelioma.com

Repairing & Improving a Home: https://www.usa.gov/repairing-home

Rheumatoid Arthritis: www.rheumatoidarthritis.org

Senior Citizen Resources: https://www.callersmart.com/guides/86/Senior-Citizens-Resources

Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging: http://www.calculators.org/health/aging.php

Seniors & Drug Use: https://ncadd.org/learn-about-drugs/seniors-vets-and-women/241-older-adults

Social Security Administration: http://www.ssa.gov

Support a Loved One at the Doctor: Quick Tips: healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Population/older-adults/mental-health-and-relationships/support-a-loved-one-at-the-doctor-quick-tips

Veterans Administration: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov

State Resources

Alzheimer’s Association: http://www.alznc.org/

Aging and Adult Services: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/aging/index.htm

Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services:  http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/index.htm

NC Agehttp://www.nc-age.org/

NC Division of Social Services: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dss/index.htm

Services for the Blind: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsb/index.htm

Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh/

Local Resources

Better Health: http://www.betterhealthcc.org/

Cape Fear Valley Blood Donor Center: http://www.capefearvalley.com/services/blood.html

Cape Fear Valley Health System: http://www.betterhealthcc.org/

Catholic Charities: http://www.catholiccharitiesraleigh.org/

Cumberland County Medication Access Program (CCMAP): http://www.ccmap.org/

Cumberland County Department of Social Services: http://www.ccdssnc.com

Cumberland County Health Department: http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/health.aspx

Elder Abuse: Click here for details. To report call: Cumberland County Department of Social Services: (910) 677-2389.

Fayetteville Area Operation Inasmuch: http://www.faoiam.org/

Mental Health Services: http://www.alliancebhc.org/

Mid-Carolina Area Agency on Aging: http://www.mccog.org/

United Way of Cumberland County: http://www.unitedway-cc.org/

Welcome to our website! The Council on Older Adults was established in 1968 as a non-profit organization and forty-eight years later we remain committed to our original mission of helping older adults living in Cumberland County maintain their independence at home with dignity.

 

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