Older Adults

Resources

for seniors and older adults

Health and Wellness

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

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/

American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

Anxiety and Depression Association of America
http://www.adaa.org/

The Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org/

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
http://www.theaftd.org/understandingftd/ftd-overview

CDC-Division of Oral Health
http://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/

COPD Foundation
http://www.copdfoundation.org/

The Discovery Eye Foundation
http://discoveryeye.org/

Glaucoma Research Foundation
http://www.glaucoma.org/

Health.gov-Physical Activity Guidelines
http://www.health.gov/PAGuidelines/

Hospice Foundation of America
http://hospicefoundation.org/

Lupus Foundation of America
http://www.lupus.org/

Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
http://www.mhasp.org/

MentalHealth.gov
http://www.mentalhealth.gov/

National Stroke Association
http://www.stroke.org/site/PageNavigator/HOME

National Alliance on Mental Illness
http://www.nami.org/

NIH Senior Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/

Nutrition.gov
http://www.nutrition.gov/

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov/

University of Pennsylvania Institute on Aging
http://www.med.upenn.edu/aging/

Elder Law

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American Bar Association Lawyer Referral Directory
http://apps.americanbar.org/legalservices/lris/directory/

Community Legal Services-Elder Law Project
http://www.pcacares.org

Legal Clinic for the Disabled
http://www.lcdphila.org/

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
http://www.naela.org/

Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys
http://www.paela.info/

Philadelphia Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service
http://www.philadelphiabarlawyers.com/

Pennsylvania Health Law Project
http://www.phlp.org/

Senior Law Center
http://seniorlawcenter.org/

Food Resources

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Financial Services

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Choose to Save
http://www.choosetosave.org/

Financial Planning Association
http://www.fpaphilly.org/

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
http://www.nfcc.org/

General Resources

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Benefits Data Trust
http://www.bdtrust.org/

Department of Aging
http://www.pcacares.org/

Department of Public Welfare
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov/

The New York Times New Old Age Blog
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/

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

Veterans Administration
http://www.va.gov/

Wider Horizons
http://www.whyy.org/widerhorizons/

Jewish Resources (Non-denominational)

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Abramson Center for Jewish Life
https://www.abramsoncenter.org/

Federation Housing
http://www.federationhousing.org/

Gershman Y
http://gershmany.org/

JEVS Human Services
http://www.jevshumanservices.org/

Jewish Exponent
http://www.jewishexponent.com/

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
https://www.jewishphilly.org/

Jewish Information and Referral Service
https://www.jewishphilly.org/programs-and-services/find-help-and-resources

 

Transportation Resources

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Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
http://www.dot.state.pa.us/

Paratransit (Part of the Southeastern Pennsylvania, Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Network)
www.septa.org/service/cct/

Philadelphia County:
Customized Community Transportation (CCT)

http://www.septa.org/service/cct/

SEPTA Maps
http://www.septa.org/maps/system/

Bucks County:

Bucks County Transport
http://www.bctransport.org/

Chester County:

Paratransit
http://www.chescorideguide.org/paratransit.cfm

Customized Community Transportation (CCT)
http://www.septa.org/service/cct/

Transportation Management Association of Chester County
http://www.tmacc.org/

Rover Community Transportation
http://www.riderover.com/registration-forms/

Pottstown Area Rapid Transit
http://pottstownarearapidtransit.com/

Delaware County:

Community Transit
http://ctdelco.org/

Surrey Services
http://surreyservices.org/

Montgomery County:

Eldernet
http://www.eldernetonline.org/services/main#transportation

TransNet (Suburban Transit Network, Inc.)
www.suburbantransit.org