Fairfax Area Resources for Caregivers of Older Adults


  Concerns: My relative . . .

 

Concern: My relative... What Is Needed Resources Phone
is moving to Fairfax County and needs help. Information and assistance Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Information Line 703-324-7948
is having difficulty grocery shopping. Transportation
(some grocery stores deliver - check yellow pages or grocery store Web sites)
MetroAccess (Americans with Disabilities Act Paratransit) 301-562-5361
FASTRAN 703-222-9764
Seniors-on-the-Go! (Fairfax County Department of Transportation) taxi vouchers 703-324-1172
Senior Express (assisted transportation) 703-324-7694
Community Volunteer Drivers 703-222-0880
Prepared meals Meals on Wheels 703-324-7948
Volunteer shopper Volunteer Services 703-324-5406
seems to be getting more forgetful and/or confused. Assessment and evaluation Consult with primary physician  
Case management assessment 703-324-7948
has dementia or other disability and cannot live alone. Information about home care
Assessment and coordination of care
Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Information Line 703-324-7948
Apply for Long-Term Care Medicaid Fairfax County Department of Family Services - Self Sufficiency Division 703-324-7504
703-324-7622
Housing options Guide to Retirement Living Source Book 703-324-7948
Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman 703-324-5861
has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Pain management Hospice of your choice (consult with physician or look for Hospice in Yellow Pages)  
Home care Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Information Line 703-324-7948
Emotional support and spiritual support Fairfax County Community Mental Health, Grief Program 703-866-2119
Family grief counseling Haven of Northern Virginia 703-941-7000
is unsure of their medical coverage. Coverage information Medicare 1-800-444-4606
VICAP (Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program) 703-324-5851
is isolated and lonely. Companionship and socialization Senior Centers 703-324-7948 or 703-324-5544
Volunteer visits or telephone calls (Fairfax Area Agency on Aging) 703-324-7948
Volunteer opportunities Older Adult Services
(opportunities in programs such as: Friendship, Senior; Meals on Wheels; Long-Term Care Ombudsman; Pets on Wheels; Telephone Reassurance; VICAP [Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program]; and Volunteer Home Services for Seniors)
703-324-5406
RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) 703-549-1607
Volunteer Fairfax 703-246-3460
may become unable to make health-related and financial decisions.

Legal Advance Directives

  • Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care/Finance
  • Living Will
Legal Services of Northern Virginia 866-534-5243
Potomac Legal Aid 866-534-5243
Fairfax Lawyer Referral and Information Service 703-246-3780
needs more assistance and I am having to take more time off from work. Home care services Home care packet (Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Information Line 703-324-8948
Evaluation and care planning Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Information Line
Ask about case management assessment
703-324-7948
Adult Day Care Adult Day Health Care for Older Adults (Fairfax County Health Department)  
  • Annandale
703-750-3316
  • Braddock Glenn
703-978-0502
  • Herndon Harbor Center
703-435-8729
  • Lewinsville Center
703-734-1718
  • Lincolnia Center
703-914-0226
  • Mt. Vernon Center
703-704-6050
Private adult day care  
  • Leewood Adult Day Care Center
703-256-9770
  • Alzheimer's Family Day Center
703-204-4664
Caregiver support groups Caregiver Support Group list
Check Golden Gazette and local newspapers
703-324-7948
Transportation assistance FASTRAN 703-222-9764
MetroAccess 301-562-5361
Seniors-on-the-Go! and Taxi Access taxi vouchers 703-324-1172
Senior Express assisted transportation 703-324-7694
Community-based volunteer groups 703-222-0880
Volunteer Solutions 703-324-7948
takes a lot of my time and I need help. Respite Bathing and Respite Program 703-324-7948
Home Care Packet 703-324-7948
Case Management Assessment Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Information Line 703-324-7948
ElderLink 703-324-5374
Private Case Managers www.caremanager.org  
Information and Support Fairfax Caregiver Seminar Series
Support group information
703-324-7948
is physically frail and falls. Physical examination Schedule with primary physician  
Occupational therapy assessment Consult with physician for orders  
Case management assessment and evaluation Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Information Line 703-324-7948
Emergency alert system Call Fairfax Area Agency on Aging for private resources 703-324-7948
is at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Report to Adult Protective Services Adult Protective Services 703-324-7450
lives out of the area, and I need information on services there.   Eldercare Locator — nationwide 1-800-677-1116
SeniorNavigator Web site — Virginia
www.seniornavigator.org
 

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