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Aging Care Caregiver Forum

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://www.agingcare.com/Caregiver-Forum
Description : An online forum where caregivers can ask questions and receive suggestions from other caregivers.

American Bar Association (ABA)

Categories: Legal
1050 Connecticut Ave. N. W., Suite 400
Washington, DC, 20036
Website : http://www.americanbar.org
Telephone : 202-662-1000
Telephone : 800-285-2221

American Heart Association

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
Westchester Fairfield Region Office
501 Merritt 7, PH
Norwalk, CT, 06851
Website : http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Purchase/NewYork/Home_UCM_FDA115_AffiliatePage.jsp
Telephone : 203-295-2950
Description : Hudson Valley Region Office: 301 Manchester Road, Suite 105 Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 845-867-5370 http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Poughkeepsie/New+York/Home_UCM_FDA108_AffiliatePage.jsp

American Kidney Fund

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300
Rockville, MD, 20852
Website : http://www.kidneyfund.org
Telephone : 800-638-8299

ARC-Westchester

Categories: Disability
265 Saw Mill River Road (9A)
Hawthorne, NY, 10532
Email : info@archwestchester.org
Website : http://www.arcwestchester.org
Telephone : 914-949-9300
Description : Supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, and their families.

At Home on the Sound

Categories: Aging-in-Place
P.O. Box 523
545 Tompkins Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY, 10543
Website : http://www.athomeonthesound.org
Telephone : 914-899-3150
Description : The mission of At Home on the Sound is to improve the quality of life for adults age sixty and older who choose to live in the Larchmont/Mamaroneck area. We provide an array of individualized services and group activities designed to enhance their comfort, safety, and connection to the community.

Bereavement Center of Westchester

Categories: Bereavement
Lawrence Community Health Services 670 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
Email : info@thebereavementcenter.org
Website : http://www.thebereavementcenter.org
Telephone : 914-787-6158

Cancer Support Team

Categories: Cancer , Palliative Care - Additional , Transportation
2900 Westchester Avenue, Suite 103
Purchase, NY, 10577
Website : http://www.cancersupportteam.org
Telephone : 914-777-2777

Caregiver Action Network

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://caregiveraction.org/family-caregiver-toolbox
Description : The toolbox offers extensive information, including a detailed resource page.

Caring Connections (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization)

Categories: Caregiving
Email : caringinfo@nhpco.org
Website : http://www.caringinfo.org
Telephone : 800-658-8898
Description : Overview of all aspects of caregiving and matters to consider.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA, 30329
Website : http://www.cdc.gov
Telephone : 800-232-4636

Compassion and Support at the End of Life

Categories: Advance Care Planning , Research, Education, and Advocacy
Website : http://www.compassionandsupport.org/index.php/for_patients_families
Description : An overview of the many things you might want to consider in your planning.

The Conversation Project

Categories: Advance Care Planning
Website : http://www.theconversationproject.org
Description : Focus is on helping families have end-of-life conversations

DOROT Westchester

Categories: Palliative Care - Additional , Support and Information
Website : http://www.dorotusa.org/site/PageServer?pagename=westchester_D
Telephone : 212-769-2850
Description : Westchester telephone numbers: 914-522-7315 and 914-844-3460.

End of Life Choices New York

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
120 East 23rd Street
New York, NY, 10010
Email : laurie@endoflifechoicesny.org
Website : http://endoflifechoicesny.org
Telephone : 212-726-2010
Description : Laurie Leonard, Executive Director

Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program (NY Legal Assistance Group)

Categories: Legal , Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
Website : http://wnylc.com/health/afile/176/2/
Telephone : 212-613-7310
Description : Helps resolve Medicaid, Medicare, home care services, and public benefits issues affecting older adults and people with disabilities.

Everplans

Categories: Advance Care Planning
20 West 20th Street, Suite 1004
New York, NY, 10011
Website : http://www.everplans.com
Description : A tool that can help you keep track of your planning and share your wishes.

Family Caregiver Alliance (National Center of Caregiving)

Categories: Caregiving
785 Market Street; Suite 750
San Francisco, CA, 94103
Email : kkelly@caregiver.org
Website : http://www.caregiver.org
Telephone : 415-434-3388
Telephone : 800-445-8106
Description : Offers a personalized tool to support and educate family caregivers in a broad range of areas.

Family Services of Westchester

Categories: Adult Day Care , Transportation
1 Gateway Plaza, 4th Floor
Port Chester, NY, 10573
Website : http://www.fsw.org
Telephone : 914-937-2320

Family Wize

Categories: Miscellaneous
Website : http://familywize.org
Description : Helps families save on prescription drugs.

Friends of Karen

Categories: Bereavement
118 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY, 10560
Website : http://www.friendsofkaren.org
Telephone : 914-277-4547

Gramatan Village

Categories: Aging-in-Place , Support and Information
85 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY, 10708
Website : http://www.gramatanvillage.org
Telephone : 914-337-1338

Growth House

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
2261 Market Street, #199A
San Francisco, CA, 94114
Email : info@growthhouse.org
Website : http://www.growthhouse.org
Telephone : 415-863-3045

Gunderson Health System

Categories: Advance Care Planning
1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI, 54601
Website : http://www.gundersenhealth.org/advance-care
Telephone : 800-362-9567
Description : Advance Care Planning - Making Choices® offers a simple two-page check list to keep on hand when you plan. Visit their website to download PDF.

HealthCare Interactive

Categories: Alzheimer's & Dementia , Research, Education, and Advocacy
3300 Edinborough Way, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN, 55435
Website : http://www.hcinteractive.com
Telephone : 952-928-7722
Description : Innovative, video-based, online education programs for family and professional caregivers of people with memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer's.

The Lanza Center for All Ages (Family Services of Westchester)

Categories: Adult Day Care , Transportation
106 North Broadway
White Plains, NY, 10606
Website : http://www.fsw.org/cfaa
Telephone : 914-422-8100
Description : Social model; intergenerational adult day care with dementia support

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Categories: Legal
Website : http://www.lshv.org
Website : http://www.lshv.org/contact/our-offices.html
Telephone : 877-574-8529
Description : LSHV offers free legal services for those who cannot afford an attorney. Serves Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan counties.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
3 International Drive, Suite 200 (National Office)
Rye Brook, NY, 10573
Email : infocenter@lls.org
Website : http://www.lls.org/
Telephone : 914-949-5213
Description : LLS Connecticut, Westchester, Hudson Valley Chapter: 3 Landmark Square, Suite 330 Stamford, CT 06901 203-388-9160 http://www.lls.org/connecticut-westchester-hudson-valley

Life Options (A Program of Medical Education Institute Inc.)

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
414 D'Onofrio Drive, Suite 200
Madison, WI, 53719
Website : http://www.lifeoptions.org
Telephone : 800-468-7777

Lotsa Helping Hands

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://www.lotsahelpinghands.com
Description : An online calendar tool to help coordinate meal deliveries and other needs for a caregiving family.

McGrath and Son Funeral Home

Categories: Funeral Homes , Support and Information
20 Cedar Street
Bronxville, NY, 10708
Email : info@mcgrathandson.com
Website : http://www.mcgrathandson.com
Telephone : 914-337-6770

Medicare Rights Center

Categories: Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
266 West 37th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY, 10018
Email : info@medicarerights.org
Website : http://www.medicarerights.org
Telephone : 800-333-4114 (National Helpline)
Description : A national, non-profit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs, and public policy initiatives.

Medicare. gov (The official U.S. Government Site for Medicare)

Categories: Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD, 21244
Website : http://www.medicare.gov
Telephone : 800-633-4227

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Categories: ALS , Research, Education, and Advocacy
National Office
222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
Website : http://www.mdausa.org
Telephone : 800-572-1717

My Second Home (Family Services of Westchester)

Categories: Adult Day Care , Transportation
95 Radio Circle Drive
Mt. Kisco, NY, 10549
Website : http://www.fsw.org/our-programs/my-second-home
Telephone : 914-241-0770
Description : Social model; intergenerational adult day care with dementia support

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland, 20892
Website : http://www.nih.gov/icd/
Telephone : 301-496-4000

New York State Partnership for Long-Term care

Categories: Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
NYS Department of Health
One Commerce Plaza, Rm. 1620
Albany, NY, 12210
Website : http://www.nyspltc.org
Telephone : 866-950-7526

Next Step in Care

Categories: Caregiving
Website : http://www.nextstepincare.org
Description : An online tool for understanding the steps to consider when someone is moving from one care setting to another.

NY Connects (New York State Office for the Aging)

Categories: Aging-in-Place
9 South First Avenue, 10th Floor
Mt. Vernon, NY, 10550
Website : http://www.nyconnects.ny.gov
Telephone : 914-813-6300

NYS Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance (NY.gov)

Categories: Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
Department of Senior Programs & Services
9 South First Avenue, 10th Floor
Mt. Vernon, NY, 10550
Website : http://www.aging.ny.gov/HealthBenefits
Telephone : 914-813-6100
Telephone : 800-701-0501

Pace University, Elizabeth Haub School of Law/Elder Justice Unit

Categories: Legal
Website : http://www.law.pace.edu/elder-justice-unit
Description : Makes information and legal support easily available to the elderly on issues that concern their well-being and safety.

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

Categories: Research, Education, and Advocacy
1359 Broadway, Suite 1509
New York, NY, 10018
Website : http://www.pdf.org
Telephone : 212-923-4700

Ride-Connect (Family Services of Westchester)

Categories: Transportation
Website : http://www.rideconnectwestchester.org
Telephone : 914-242-7433
Description : Help older adults in Southern Putnam and Westchester Counties find the most cost-effective transportation options for adults aged 60+ for social, personal, and medical needs.

RX-Assist

Categories: Miscellaneous
Website : http://www.rxassist.org
Description : Helps patients find medication at reduced cost.

Senior Law Day

Categories: Legal , Miscellaneous
Website : http://www.seniorlawday.info
Description : Senior Law Day occurs annually and is an opportunity to participate in workshops and to speak with lawyers and other experts about topics such as: advance care planning and documentation; Medicare; Medicaid, preservation of assets and pooled trusts; financial planning; powers of attorney; wills, trusts, taxes and financial planning; elder abuse; mental health support for seniors.

Speak Sooner

Categories: Advance Care Planning
Website : http://www.speaksooner.org
Description : Offers general reading and a workbook for saving your answers to important questions to discuss with your medical providers and family.

SPRYE

Categories: Aging-in-Place
55 S. Main Street, 3rd Floor
Port Chester, NY, 10573
Email : director@sprye.org
Website : http://www.sprye.org
Telephone : 914-481-5706
Description : SPRYE (Staying Put in Rye & Environs) Mailing Address: P.O. Box 748 Rye, NY 10580

Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA)

Categories: Advance Care Planning , Legal
Website : http://www.wcbany.org
Website : http://www.wcbany.org/?page=ReferralPublic
Description : For $40, you can receive a 30-minute consultation to help you find a lawyer to learn what the expected fee would be for the issue you need to address.

Westchester County Department of Social Services

Categories: Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance , Westchester County Services
148 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY, 10601
Website : http://socialservices.westchestergov.com/district-offices
Telephone : 914-995-3333
Description : Provides a variety of services to Westchester residents from four service centers. Services include Medicaid, SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps), Temporary Assistance, and Homeless Services. NOTE: Contact information for service centers in Mt. Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, and Yonkers available on website page listed above.

Westchester County Office for the Disabled

Categories: Disability , Westchester County Services
148 Martine Avenue
Room 936
White Plains, NY, 10601
Website : http://disabled.westchestergov.com
Telephone : 914-285-2960

Westchester County Veterans Service Agency

Categories: Disability , Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance , Westchester County Services
112 East Post Road, 4th Floor, Room 442
White Plains, NY, 10601
Website : http://veterans.westchestergov.com/contact-us
Telephone : 914-995-2145
Description : Serves veterans and their families in Westchester. Among other services, the office advises and assists veterans and their families with benefit applications to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Westchester Disabled on the Move, Inc. (WDOMI)

Categories: Disability , Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
984 North Broadway, Suite LL-10
Yonkers, NY, 10701
Website : http://wdom.org
Telephone : 914-968-4717
Description : Among other programs, advises individuals with disabilities and HIV/AIDS on how to access benefits and live independently.

Westchester Funeral Home

Categories: Funeral Homes , Support and Information
190 Main Street
Eastchester, New York, 10707
Website : http://www.westchesterfuneralhome.com
Telephone : 914-337-4585

Westchester Independent Living Center (WILC)

Categories: Disability , Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
10 County Center Road, 2nd Floor
White Plains, NY, 10607
Website : http://wilc.org/INFORMATION_CENTER.htm
Telephone : 914-682-3926
Description : Provides information, counseling, and guidance.

Westchester Library System – Senior Benefit Information Centers (SBIC)

Categories: Medicare/Medicaid & Insurance
540 White Plains Road, Suite 200
Tarrytown, NY, 10591
Email : sbic@wlsmail.org
Website : http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers/
Telephone : 914-674-3600
Description : Provides free counseling about available benefits to residents age 60 and above.

WestFair Rides

Categories: Transportation
487 East Main Street #218
Mt. Kisco, NY, 10549
Email : info@westfairrides.org
Website : http://www.westfairrides.org
Telephone : 914-764-3533
Description : Provides volunteer rides to medical appointments for older adults as well as adults with vision impairments.