In case of an emergency, please call 911. Feel free to use these helpful links for any possible questions.

Community Resources

American Diabetes Association  –

National Parkinson Foundation –

Alzheimer NC –

Meals on Wheels Home –

Meals on Wheels – Durham County –

Meals on Wheels – Wake County –

Meals on Wheels – Orange County –

American Cancer Society –

American Heart Association –

American Red Cross – Triangle Area Chapter –

Arthritis Foundation –

RHA Howell –

Resources for Seniors –

National MS Society –

Make-A-Wish foundation (Eastern NC) –

Center for Volunteer Giving –



Understanding Your Choices in Retirement Facilities and Homes:



Seven Health Challenges of Aging


Healthy Aging Tips aging_seniors_aging_well.htm


Senior Exercise& Fitness Tips


Heart Health

Exercise that help lower blood pressure:

Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women and How to Respond:

Parkinson Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Falling Down Prevention

Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Stages of Parkinson’s Disease: What Happens:

Questions to Ask your Doctor about Parkinson Disease:

Caring for Parkinson’s Patient Tips:



Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly: Ways to Help:,,20518814,00.html

Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly: Recognize the signs and find Treatment that Works:

Myths and Facts About Depression in the Elderly:,,20188647,00.html

How is Depression in the Elderly different from Dementia:,,20188947,00.html


Elder Abuse

Topic Overview:,,aa60933spec_tp21277,00.html



Dementia- What increases your Risk?

Understanding Dementia: Signs, Symptoms, Types, Causes, and Treatment

When Dementia Drains the Pocketbook

What Causes Dementia?

Dementia – Home Treatment:



Alzheimer Disease

Three Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease Introduced:

Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Dementia: When to Call the Doctor:

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease: Special Instructions for Caregivers:

Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Role as Caregiver: