Internet Resources

Adult Protective Services (APS):

http://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/as/aps.cgi

APS investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults 60 years of age or older. If protective services are needed and accepted, local APS social workers may arrange for a wide variety of health, housing, social and legal services to stop or prevent the mistreatment. To report suspected adult abuse, neglect or exploitation, call 24-hour, toll-free A P S hotline at: (888) 832-3858.

Fairfax County Services for Older Adults

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/

A public-private partnership among the residents of Burke, West Springfield, Fairfax Station, local businesses, places of worship and Fairfax County Government and receives endorsement from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, to provide a variety of programs, activities and services to older adults in the Burke/West Springfield/Fairfax Station communities. To learn more, call 703 250 9181or visit the website.

Fairfax County Caregiver Telephone Support Group for Family Caregivers of Older Adults

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hscode/EReg/Registration.aspx?groupID=16

Discussions are mediated by a professional county social worker. You must register in advance to join the telephone support group, please call 703-324-5484.

Fairfax County’s Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resource Line is your one stop for information on county services and resources!  

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/resource-line.htm

Call 703-324-7948,   TTY 703-449-1186, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Professional social workers are ready to assist you find the services you need. You can also visit the county’s one-stop webpage at for information about services, recreation and community engagement opportunities. When you do, be sure to subscribe to the Golden Gazette newspaper and Fairfax 50+ E-News. Discussions are mediated by a professional county social worker. You must register in advance to join the telephone support group, please call 703-324-5484 or go to their website.

Fairfax County Coordinated Services Planning (CSP)

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/csp/

CSP provides information, referral, linkage, and advocacy to public and private human services available to Fairfax County residents. Through partnerships with community-based organizations and other Fairfax County agencies, we assist callers with the following services: Basic Needs, Financial Assistance, Health Care Services, Referrals to Resources and Services. 703-222-0880.

Fairfax County Senior Center Without Walls

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/cwow.htm

A public-private partnership among the residents of Burke, West Springfield, Fairfax Station, local businesses, places of worship and Fairfax County Government. To learn more, call 703-250-9181, or e-mail: Seniors@fairfaxcounty.gov

Anywho

http://www.anywho.com/whitepages

Anywho is a good place to start when you’re trying to find a phone number listing from the White Pages, Yellow Pages, or a reverse phone number lookup.

Elderlink

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/elderlink.htm

Helping older adults, families and/or caregivers find affordable care management, provides assessments, consultation and case management: 703-324-5374.

Hulu

http://www.hulu.com/

Watch some of your favorite TV shows on your computer whenever you want by visiting www.hulu.com .  Free TV shows, movies, and clips are available from over 100 different providers.

Lorton Patch

http://patch.com/virginia/lorton

Lorton news, events, and deals, delivered straight to you:

Medicaid for Older Adults in Fairfax County

http://www.slideshare.net/fairfaxcounty/medicaid-for-older-adults-in-fairfax-county

Medicaid is a medical assistance program for low income adults and it covers a wide range of medical services, including doctor visits, hospital care, mental health services, prescriptions and rehabilitation services. This program is provided by Fairfax County Department of Family Services.

Medlineplus

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions.  MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.

Senior Navigator

http://www.seniornavigator.org/

Finding resources may be easier than you think.  The website  is a free service that connects seniors and caregivers with resources in Virginia.

Disability Navigator

http://www.disabilitynavigator.org/

A useful site for people with disabilities and their families living in Northern Virginia.

VA Moose Bus

http://www.vamoosebus.com/

Quality bus service between New York City and the Washington DC Metropolitan area, with stops in Bethesda, MD; Arlington, VA &  Lorton, VA.  Fare: $30 each way.