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Mental Health Toolkit

American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association – (Geriatric page)

The mission of the American Psychiatric Association is to:

  • promote the highest quality care for individuals with mental illness, including substance use disorders, and their families
  • promote psychiatric education and research
  • advance and represent the profession of psychiatry
  • serve the professional needs of its membership

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer's Association is a voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research and education.

Health in Aging

Health in Aging

Provides up-to-date advice on health and aging for the consumer created by the American Geriatric Society Health in Aging Foundation.

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health -Older Adults and Mental Health

This link is to the NIMH page on older adults and mental health.

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration: Older Drivers

Driving is an issue for older adults – not only for personal safety but also for identity.  Discussing safe driving with family or health care providers may be difficult, but important.  Provides assessments on personal safe driving and how to talk to older adults about driving.

U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs – Caregiving Tips by Diagnosis

Information sheets describing various diseases and insights for the family caregivers.