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Local Resources

Lehigh County Area Agency of Aging & Adult Services
http://www.lehighcounty.org
17 S. 7th Street
Allentown, PA 18101
610-782-3034

Northampton County Area Agency on Aging
610-559-3270

The Center for Vison Loss
http://www.centerforvisionloss.org
845 w. Wyoming Street
Allentown, 18103
610-433-6018

Lehigh-Northampton Counseling Service for the Deaf
610-434-3536

CARIE-Center for Advocacy for the Rights & Interest of Elderly
100 S. Broad Street, Suite 1500
Philadelphia, PA 19110

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources

Alzheimer’s Association
610-838-2552
Toll-free, 24 hour helpline: 1-800-272-3900
399 Market Street, #102
Philadelphia, PA 19106
http://www.alz.org/index.asp
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.
Find information here on living with dementia day-to-day. (Your loved one does not have to have Alzheimer’s for you to use these services. Although they focus on Alzheimer’s Disease, anyone dealing with dementia issues can participate.) In terms of services, the Alzheimer’s Association has a 24 hour helpline, and the ability to help you find appropriate housing for your loved one. From this website, you can find a local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association where there will likely be family support groups offered. As well, you can join their message boards and chat rooms for connecting with others online.

Carefinder
Carefinder Tool
This interactive tool can help you determine the level of support your loved one needs to live safely at home based on the degree of his or her memory loss.

Safe Return
1-888-572-8566
If you worry that the person you care for might wander away and get lost, consider a Safe Return ID bracelet. This will help others to recognize your loved one is lost and contact you so he or she can safely be returned home. It also has the ability to note medical conditions so emergency medical personnel can be aware of important health issues.

Veterans Resources

Lehigh County Veterans Affairs
610-782-3295
17 S. 7th Street
Allentown, PA 18101

Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council
484-788-0196

Northampton County Office of Veterans Affairs
610-559-3199
45 N. 2nd St., Room 101
Easton, PA 18042

Governor’s Veterans Outreach
610-437-5627
1601 Union Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18109

Department of Veteran Affairs
610-776-4303
Allentown Outpatient Clinic
3110 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18103

Veterans Health Administration
Toll-free at 1-800-827-1000
Health care is one of the primary benefits former military personnel are eligible for. You might even want to search for the Integrated Service Network closest to you, with special programs designed to increase access to care.

VA Benefits
1-800-827-1000

Department of Veteran Affairs
Toll-free at 1-800-827-1000
The federal government provides a wide range of health, counseling, employment and financial services to assist former members of the armed forces. Use this website to find out about benefits your loved one may be eligible for, and the location of the Veterans Administration office nearest you.

General information

American Bar Association-Commission on Law and Aging:
http://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging.html

Elder law resources in your area

American Society on Aging
http://www.asaging.org/
Advocates for those who are aging and their caregivers

Brookdale Center on Aging
http://www.brookdale.org/
The Largest Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center in the Northeast.

Federal, State and Local Government

Administration on Aging
http://www.aoa.gov/
Information designed for Older Americans, their families and those concerned about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support their independence.

Healthy Aging for Older Adults
http://www.cdc.gov/aging/
Center for Disease Control – Critical knowledge gaps exist for responding to the health needs of older adults.

NIHSeniorHealth Home Page
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/
Older adults and the diverse activities they enjoy.

Senior Citizen’s Resources
http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml
US governments site for general Seniors Citizen resources

Social Security Online
http://www.ssa.gov/SSA_Home.html
The official Web site of the Social Security Administration.

Health & Medical

Medline
http://www.alz.org/index.asp
The world’s most extensive collection of published medical information, coordinated by the National Library of Medicine. Originally designed primarily for health professionals and researchers, MEDLINE is also valuable for students and for those seeking more specific information about health conditions, research and treatment.

Air Care Alliance
mail@aircareall.org
918-745-0384, or Toll-Free 888-260-9707
National association of pilots that provide free air transportation of patients and a family member for medical services too far away to drive. Service typically reserved for those with a medical need.

Caregiving

Caregivers Resources
http://www.caregiverslibrary.org
The National Caregivers Library is one of the most extensive online libraries for caregivers that exist today. It consists of hundreds of articles and forms.

Caregiving support services
http://www.caregiving.org/
National support, information and resources.

National Caregiving Foundation
http://www.caregivingfoundation.org
Caregiving can be very rewarding. It can also become very exhausting and even distressing.

Assistive Technology

Deafworks
http://www.deafworks.com
Products for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing.

National directory of Home Modification and Repair Resources
http://www.homemods.org/
Clearinghouse on home modification to equip professionals and consumers with a comprehensive inventory of resources.