Help At Your Fingertips

The organizations and professionals on this page provide knowledge and experience to seniors and their caregivers. They may offer videos, audio tapes, books, pamphlets, newsletters, magazines and help lines. Many offer services and products. Some offer websites, which makes much of their information available right now!

Also, if these resources cannot help you with a specific issue, many times they can point you in the direction of the information or solution you are trying to find.

Of course, you can always feel free to give us a call us at (818)843-3141. We would be happy to help in any way we can.

Alzheimer's Association
Greater San Fernando Valley Office
CSUN, Monterey Hall
1811 Nordhoff St., Ste. 201
Northridge, CA 91330
Helpline: (800) 660-1993
Business line: (818) 677-4404 - Northridge

National Website:

The Alzheimer's Association is a tremendous resource for family and professional caregivers. Among their many services, they offer education and training classes; a library of videotapes, books, articles and audio tapes; a helpline; support groups; a Wanderer's Registry and a Safe Return Program and much more.

American Federation for Aging Research
70 West 40th St., 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: (212) 703-9977


An organization that shares lots of knowledge and research-based information on age-related diseases and conditions.

Beyond 50 - Providence St. Joseph Med. Ctr.
501 S. Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: (818) 847-4120

Website: Beyond 50 Program

Contact Linda Gaul about preventative health education and wellness programs.

Braille Institute (Local Office)
3450 Cahuenga Blvd W.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Phone: (323) 851-5695

National Website:

The Braille Institute offers services to help people of all ages with limited or no vision to lead independent and enriched lives. They also provide the Braille Institute Library Services. This service provides access to more than 60,000 books in braille and on cassette. It is available through the following local library locations.

Buena Vista Library
300 North Buena Vista
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: (818) 238-5620

Burbank Public Library
110 North Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502
Phone: (818) 238-5580

Burbank Animal Shelter
1150 N. Victory Place
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: (818)238-3340


Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter are kind enough to bring by some of their homeless pets, who gladly share their love with our residents. And our residents are very, very happy to return the favor.