Agewise Counseling
Diane M Wilson, MFT
For Family Caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance
Excellent website for caregivers with many free handouts and even a free legal consultation for family members. Also an online support group.
415 434-3388

Benefits Check-Up Tool
National Council on Aging site that guides user through questions and identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans.

Network of Care: Seniors and People with Disabilities - San  Francisco
Community-based resources and tools for seniors and families.

New Old Age Blog (New York Times)
A good source of articles about aging and caregiving from the perspective of adult children.

San Francisco - Adult Protective Services
If you suspect possible abuse or neglect of elders or disabled/dependent adults, call this number to make a report and get information.
415 557-5230  (24 hours) or 800 814-0009

For Seniors

A membership organization for people 50 and over that advocates for seniors and provides information and resources. Many useful links.
1800 566-0242

This is the official website for people with Medicare.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Good source to find out about Healthy Aging A-Z

Alzheimer's Association
This website is a clearinghouse for information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia. It includes links to local chapters, current research and information for caregivers.
1800 272-3900

A non-profit advocacy group that offers consumer counseling, lawyer referral service, as well as a guide to nursing homes, assisted living communites, and continuing care communities in California.
415 974-5171 or 1 800 474-1116 (toll-free; consumers only)

San Francisco County - Department of Aging and Adult Services
The local Area Agency on Aging is a valuable resource and provides information on home care, transportation, nutrition sites, health insurance counseling, available housing, adult day-care centers, etc.
415 355-6700
Call (or email) Diane to set up a consultation: 415 440-1243

Diane Wilson, MFT                                                          415 440-1243
1526 Franklin Street                                                         Email Me
San Francisco, CA  94109