New York Elder Care Resources

Senior Health Issues

There are various illnesses and health concerns which are age-related. Review our resources on Long Island and New York City for information on senior health issues.


Alcohol and Substance Abuse

212-987-5100

Alzheimer's Association

800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center

1-855-732-4500

Alzheimer's Disease, Education and Referral Center of National Institue of Health and Aging

800-438-4380

Alzheimer's Store

1-800-752-3238

American Cancer Society

800-227-2345

American Diabetes Association

800-342-2383

American Foundation For The Blind

800-232-5463

American Heart Association

800-242-8721

American Institute for Cancer Research

800-843-8114

American Lung Association

800-548-8252

American Medical Association, AMA

800-621-8335

American Parkinson Disease Association

800-223-2732

American Pharmaceutical Association, APHA

800-237-2742

American Stroke Association

888-4STROKE

Brain Injury Association

518-459-7911

Cerebral Palsy: UCP of Greater Suffolk

631-232-0011

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Long Island Chapter

516-222-5530

Dental Hygiene Care Center, SUNY Farmingdale

631-420-2128

Diabetes Educational Resource

718-246-8603

Disability.Gov

Epilepsy Foundation, Long Island

516-739-7733/631-467-3989

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

1-800-259-4636

Foundation Fighting Blindness

800-683-5555

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind

631-930-9000/ 800-548-4337

Health Finder

Healthcare.gov

800-318-2596

Hearing & Hearing Loss

855-401-7315

Helen Keller Services for the Blind

516-485-1234/ 631-424-0022

Hoarding-International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation

617-973-5801

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition

631-547-1518

Legal Guide for the Seriously Ill

Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

866-789-5423/516-767-6856

Lupus Foundation of America

800-558-0121

Lyme Disease Association

888-366-6611

Mayo Clinic: Answers to questions about drugs, diseases, etc.

Medline Plus Health Magazine

Medscape

Mental Health Association of Nassau County

516-489-2322

Mental Health Association of Suffolk County

516-489-2322

Mesothelioma Center

855-399-2463

Mesothelioma Guide

888-385-2024

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

800-225-6495

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

800-950-3228

National Eating Disorder Association/Long Island

212-575-6200

National Kidney Foundation

800-622-9010

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

800-344-4867

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

888-OVARIAN

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

NIH Senior Health

Pleural Mesothelioma

855-995-3152

Self Help For Hard of Hearing People

301-657-2248

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabiliation

631-474-6260

Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association

877-588-7904