Older Adult Behavioral Health Resources
ADRC of Oregon
When you are looking for information about services to address aging or disability needs, the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) of Oregon can help you learn about local public and privately paid options. The ADRC has trained professional staff who can help you and your family with immediate needs, or help you plan for the future.
Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations
Adult abuse is the abuse of any older adult aged 65 and over and adults with developmental or physical disabilities or mental illness under the age of 65. Abuse can happen in a person’s own home or the home of family or friends. It can also occur in a professional care setting such as a nursing facility, a residential care facility, an assisted living facility, an adult foster home, a retirement home or a room and board home.
Alzheimer’s Association, Oregon Chapter
The Oregon Chapter is one of over 70 Alzheimer’s Association chapters serving communities across the United States.
Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon
The mission of the Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, advocacy, education, research, and support.
DHS Aging and People with Disabilities
The Department of Human Services, Aging and People with Disabilities office locations throughout Oregon.
Eastern Oregon Center for Independent Living
Eastern Oregon Center for Independent Living (EOCIL), a center for independent living, is a cross-disability global disability resource and advocacy center that promotes independent living and equal access for all persons with disabilities.
Guardianship in Oregon
If a person becomes incapable of making decisions on their own about their medical treatment or everyday life, and their health or safety may be in danger, they may need someone to assist them.
Overseen by a team of experts on caring for older adults, HealthinAging.org content is based on resources that the American Geriatrics Society has developed for its professional members.
Mental and Behavioral Health and Older Americans
Fact sheet compiled by the American Psychological Association.
National Council on Aging
A respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. Partners with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.
Neurology Now is an award-winning magazine for neurology patients and their caregivers. It is a free public service of the American Academy of Neurology. Visit the site to register for a free subscription.
Oregon Care Partners
Oregon Care Partners helps caregivers improve the lives and care of aging Oregonians by providing access to no-cost, high-quality trainings in all corners of the state. Oregon Care Partners’ Caregiver Training Initiative offers no-cost, in-person and online training on various topics.
Oregon Gerontological Association
The OGA statewide network enables service providers, researchers, students and other individuals to share knowledge, address challenging issues, and maximize opportunities for our aging population.
Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon
Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon provides support and resources for people living with Parkinson’s disease, their families, and caregivers living in Oregon and SW Washington.
Portland State University, Institute on Aging
Portland State University, Institute on Aging partners with Oregon’s Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative to provide technical assistance, educational content, and capacity building materials. Visit this page to view these resources.
State Independent Living Council
The State Independent Living Council (SILC) is a Governor appointed body, offering people with disabilities control over the design of Oregon’s Independent Living program services. The program promotes a philosophy in American society of inclusion of people with disabilities as independent and productive participants.
A Guide To Healthy Aging
ADRC Fact Sheet
ADRC Toolkit For Consumers
Anxiety in Older Adults Fact Sheet
Healthy Aging Fact Sheet
Long-Distance Caregiving – National Institute on Aging
Older Adults and Depression
Oregon Guardianship Handbook Third Edition
Oregon Older Adult Behavioral Health
Oregon Steps Program
Oregon Geriatric Education Center 2014 Cardset
Talking With Your Older Patient