Helpful Links

Government Sites

Illness Information

  • http://www.alz.org/ - Alzheimer’s Association – contains information about Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • http://www.alsa.org/ - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association – Lou Gehrig’s disease – contains information about ALS, symptoms, diagnosis, care, caregiver burnout

Caregiver Information

Local Community Resources

  • www.allforseniors-charlotte.org – All For Seniors, Charlotte – Directory of senior-related services and agencies in the Charlotte area
  • www.friendshiptrays.org – Friendship Trays – non-profit organization that delivers meals to elderly people who cannot safely prepare food at home
  • www.just1call.org – Just1Call – provides information and assistance for seniors and service providers in Mecklenburg County
  • www.charmeck.org/departments/DSS/Home.htm - Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services
  • www.alz.org/northcarolina - Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter
  • www.shepherdscharlotte.org – Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte – senior center focused on providing activities for seniors and services to help them remain safely at home for as long as possible
  • www.hpccr.org – Hospice & Palliative Care – Charlotte Region – non-profit healthcare organization providing services to people with terminal illnesses; support service for caregivers