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Office of Mental Health

Geriatric Resources


Caregivers and Community Resources

  • New York State Office for the Aging Leaving OMH site
  • AARP Leaving OMH site
  • Benefits Checkup  Leaving OMH site  – A service of The National Council on Aging helps seniors with limited income and resources to find benefits programs that help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, rent, utilities, and other needs.
  • Eldercare Locator  Leaving OMH site  – The first step to finding resources for older adults in any U.S. community. A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging
  • Lotsa Helping Hands Leaving OMH site – An online tool for caregivers; assists in arranging for transportation, meals, etc. An intuitive interface- no training required.

Chemical Dependence

  • OASAS Older Adults Leaving OMH site – Provides seniors, their families and friends, professionals and other caregivers with information about patient-centered services.

Elder Abuse

  • NYC Elder Abuse Center Leaving OMH site – Works with partners to develop and implement collaborative approaches to the issue of elder abuse in New York City.

Geriatric Technical Assistance

Long-Term Care

Medicare and Prescription Drugs

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention


  • Family Caregivers of Vets Leaving OMH site – List and descriptions of resources and supports for veterans and their caregivers.
  • Military Personnel & Their Families – New York State Office of Mental Health offers information and referral services for service members, their families, and veterans during deployment, reintegration, and post–deployment periods.

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to Adult Services - Geriatrics Program.