What to know about the most common problems facing the elderly and disabled

The following is a roundup of information and resources you need to know if you are an elderly person, an adult with disabilities, or someone with a chronic medical condition.

The information is intended to be helpful, but it is not all-encompassing.

Do not hesitate to contact the National Association of State Mental Health Directors (NASSHD) for more information.

Ageing with Disabilities and Aging Care in New York The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has a website with information on many aspects of caring for people with disabilities.

Disability rights advocacy groups such as the National Alliance on Aging have a web page.

If you have a chronic illness or condition, there are many resources for you to get help from.

You can also talk to a professional caregiver.

The National Alliance for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NAPCA) is also a resource.

You may be interested in these resources: How to Get Care of a Chronic Illness or Condition with a Chronic Disability and how to Find a Professional Caregiver.