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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.

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

  • 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


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