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Office of Mental Health

Geriatric Resources


Caregivers and Community Resources

  • New York State Office for the Aging Leaving OMH site
    Providing support for Older New Yorkers.
  • AARP Leaving OMH site
    Dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age.
  • Benefits Checkup Leaving OMH site
    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.

Substance Use

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

Elder Abuse

Geriatric Technical Assistance

Long-Term Care

Medicare and Prescription Drugs

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
    OMH 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.