*The University cannot and does not endorse the private companies and services mentioned in this guide. However, these companies offer professional services which may be relevant to you. Your local phone book will identify other available resources.

Adult Day Care

JABA Adult Day Healthcare
674 Hillsdale Drive
Charlottesville VA 22901 (Contact: Kathy Crosier, Cheryl Cooper)

JABA Adult Day Healthcare in Louisa         
Betty Queen Intergenerational Building
522 Industrial Drive
Louisa Industrial Air Park
Louisa, VA 23093 (Contact: Pam Hollins)
540-967-4433  Monday - Friday 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Daily Living Center - Adult Day Health Care
990 E. Hopeman Parkway, Suite E
Waynesboro VA 22980 (Contact: Terry Team)
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Alzheimer's/Other Memory Disorders

Alzheimer's Association, Central and Western Virginia Chapter
674 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 1
Charlottesville VA 22901   434-973-6122 and 1-800-272-3900 

The Association provides a 24/7 toll free HelpLine staffed by trained specialists who lend a listening ear, answer questions about Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and caregiving, help you deal with concerns and problems as they arise, and provide up-to-date information and referral. One-on-one in person care consultation is available by appointment. The office is open to the public from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and has a lending library with books and videos. Regional offices: Harrisonburg 540-437-7444; Lynchburg 434-845-8540; Danville 434-792-3700; Roanoke 540-345-7600.

Memory Disorders Program
UVA Health System
Fontaine Research Park
Ray C. Hunt Drive

Charlottesville VA 22903 (Contact: Paula Damgaard RN)
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Cardiovascular Care

UVA Cardiac Rehabilitation and Fitness
UVA Health System, PO Box 801105
Charlottesville VA 22908-0662 (Contact: Anne Hedelt RN)
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Caregiver Support Groups

The Alzheimer's Association offers caregiver support groups in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Louisa, Nelson, and Orange counties. For information about days, times, and location, call the Alzheimer's Association at 434-973-6122 or 800-272-3900.

Charlottesville Parkinson's Support Group (CPSG) of Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge
Dept. of Neurology, UVA Health System, PO Box 800394
Charlottesville VA 22908-0394 (Contact: Susan Dietrich)

Stroke Support Group "Comeback Club", sponsored by Morningside of Charlottesville (Contact: Alexes Echols, Director of Marketing)  434-971-8889.                                     

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Caring for the Caregiver

Faculty & Employee Assistance Program       
The Blake Center, Box 800752
UVA Health System
Charlottesville VA 22908
(for Free and Confidential Appointments)

UVA Women's Center 
The Corner Bldg., 14th St. & University Ave.
Charlottesville VA 22908
Provides individual, short-term personal counseling free of charge. Services available to women and men, UVA students, faculty, staff, and members of the Charlottesville community.

UVA Women's Place Midlife Health Center
Northridge, 2955 Ivy Road, Suite 104
Charlottesville VA 22903
A medical and educational resource for midlife women. Provides interdisciplinary team medical care, support programs, health screenings, educational programs and more.

JABA Senior Centers
Charlottesville, Esmont, Keswick, Scottsville, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.    
Well Spouse Foundation
Information on support to partners of chronically ill/disabled.
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Delivery Services - Groceries

Anderson Carriage Food House
2046 Barracks Road,  Charlottesville, VA 22901      
Contact: Chris; cost contingent upon area of delivery; Charlottesville and surrounding area.
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Foods of All Nations                              
2121 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Monday-Friday; cost contingent upon area of delivery; Charlottesville and surrounding area

Scottsville IGA                                                                                                     PO Box 870, Irish Road
Scottsville, VA 24590
Does not normally deliver but will make an exception for housebound clients.
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 Delivery Services - Medication

CVS Pharmacy
208 Main Street
Charlottesville VA 22901
Monday-Friday, no cost within City of Charlottesville.

Greene Pharmacy                                                                                                 
331 Main Street
Stanardsville VA 22973
Greene Transit (985-5205) will deliver if patient has account with Greene Pharmacy, cost $4.00; Greene County only.

Meadowbrook Pharmacy                                                                               
2037 Barracks Road, Charlottesville VA 22901
Monday-Saturday; $3.50; City of Charlottesville only.

Timberlake's Drug Store                                                                                   
322 East Main Street
Charlottesville VA 22901
Monday-Saturday (would like 24 hour notice for delivery); no cost: City of Charlottesville only.       

Diabetes Care

Diabetes Education and Management Program
Northridge Suite 311
Charlottesville VA 22908
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Disability Resources

Jefferson Area Disability Services Board
300 East Main Street, P.O. Box 1505
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-979-7310 Fax: 434 979-1597
Contact: Billie Campbell

United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area
806 East High Street Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-972-1703 Fax: (434) 972-1719
Disability Services Guide


The UVA Health System Driving Safety Lab provides assessment of driving ability.    For referrals or inquiries, call 924-5913 or e-mail .


GovBenefits  A free confidential prescreening tool to search for benefits you may be eligible to receive.

Medicare Health Care Financing Administration
Washington DC 20002
Answers questions about Medicare, MediGap, state insurance.

Social Security Administration
Health Care Financing Administration
Washington DC 20002
Call to arrange for direct deposit of Social Security checks, to check benefits, change address, or general information.

Social Security Administration - Charlottesville     
Market Street Parking Garage, 100 Fifth Street NE   
Charlottesville, VA 22902
TTY: (434) 295-3409

Veterans' Benefits
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, 710 Franklin Rd., SW
Roanoke VA 24011
Virginia Department of Veterans Services, 400 Preston Ave. 
Charlottesville VA 22903

Virginia Insurance and Counseling Assistance Program (VICAP)
674 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 3
Charlottesville VA 22901
Counseling on medical benefits programs, long-term care insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.
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General Information

American Association of Retired Persons
601 E. Street, NW
Washington DC 20049
A lobbying and educational organization serving individuals 50 and older. Provides free booklets and money-saving programs for members.

American Stroke Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas TX 75231

Central Virginia Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
3225 Old Forest Road
Lynchburg VA 24501-2309
Serving the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell, and cities of Lynchburg and Bedford.

Children of Aging Parents
1609 Woodbourne Road, Suite 302A
Levittown PA 19057

Eldercare Locator
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Administration on Aging
Washington DC 20002
Runs a helpline that will tell you how to reach the area agency on aging that oversees services to the elderly in your parents' hometown.

HealthWise/Martha Jefferson Hospital
459 Locust Avenue
Charlottesville VA 22902 (Contact: Susan Winslow RN)

Jefferson Area Board for Aging
674 Hillsdale Drive
Charlottesville VA 22901

Long-Term Care Ombudsman/JABA
674 Hillsdale Drive
Charlottesville VA 22901
434 -817-5241 (Contact: Angela Johnson)

Valley Program for Aging Services, Inc.
P. O. Box 817

Waynesboro VA 22980-0603
Virginia's Resource for Health and Aging

Virginia Department for the Aging
Commonwealth of Va.
Richmond VA 23219
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Geriatric Care Managers
A professional Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) is a professional in the field of human services trained and experienced in assessment, coordination, and monitoring of services for older adults and their families.

Advocates, Inc.
P.O. Box 7108

Charlottesville VA 22906 (Contact: Lundi Palmer)

Case Management at JABA
674 Hillsdale Drive
Charlottesville VA 22901 (Contact: Tania Kitchen)

Full Potential
508 Nottingham Road
Charlottesville VA 22901

Senior Transitions
Sue Liberman, President

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Geriatric Medical Care
UVA has many family practitioners and specialists serving the elderly population, including cardiologists, ophthalmologists, orthopaedists, and internists. To obtain more information, call 434-924-DOCS.

Colonnades Medical Associates
UVA Health System, PO Box 800426
Charlottesville VA 22908-0426 (Contacts: Diane Snustad MD, Mary Preston MD)

UVA Family Medicine
UVA Health System, PO Box 800729
Charlottesville VA 22908-0729 (Contact: John Gazewood MD)
434-243-4660 (Crossroads)
434-243-6868 (Family Stress Center)
434-924-4358 (Primary Care Center)
434-361-2555 (Stoney Creek)

UVA Geriatric Services
UVA Health System, PO Box 800566
Charlottesville VA 22908-0566 (Contact: Kathy Fletcher GNP)

UVA Medical Information and Referral Services
UVA Health System
Charlottesville VA 22908

UVA University Physicians @ JABA
674 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 3
Charlottesville VA 22901 (Contacts: Mark Williams MD, Mary Preston MD, John Gazewood MD, Jonathan Evans MD)
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Geropsychiatric Care

UVA Psychiatric Medicine Geriatric and Dementia Care Clinic
Northridge, 2955 Ivy Road
Charlottesville VA 22908 (Contacts: Suzanne Holroyd MD)
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  Hearing Aids

UVA Department of Otolaryngology
PO Box 800713 
Charlottesville VA 22908-0713
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Home Health Care: Nursing, Aides, Sitters

Advantage Care
679 Berkmar Circle
Charlottesville, VA  22901
800- 977-4220
Medical and non-medical services available in your home, hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility.

Continuum Home Health Care 
PO Box 800780
UVA Health System
2205 Fontaine Ave., Suite 204
Charlottesville VA 22903

Care Advantage Plus
2788 Hydraulic Road, Suite 2
Charlottesville VA 22901

434-973-2000   (Contact: Louise Bodenstein)                                         
JABA is co-owner of this agency. Health Care available 24 hours a day; 7 days a week. Skilled care, family care services, private duty, medication assistance and a call reminder service. Accepts private pay, insurance and Medicaid. Serves Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Orange.

Culpeper Regional Hospital (CRH) Family Care Home Health & Hospice
P.O. Box 592, 610 Laurel St.
Culpeper VA 22701

Full Potential                                                                                                         508 Nottingham Road                                                                     Charlottesville VA 22901                                                                                   434-973-0893  Contact: Gail Weatherill                                                  Geriatric care management by registered nurses, including medication monitoring, accompanying clients to physicians or emergency room, advocate for clients in hospital or long-term care facility, monitor quality of care, provide crisis intervention, in-home assessment 24 hours per day, screens and monitors in-home aides. Serves Charlottesville, Albemarle and Greene.

Home Instead Senior Care     
1119 5th Street SW   
Charlottesville VA 22902  
434-979-4663    Contact: Jeanne M. McCusker           
Provides companion care - meal preparation, light housekeeping, shopping, medication reminders, organize mail, plan outings, escort to appointments. Services Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson.

Home IV CARE & Nutritional Services
2146 Berkmar Drive 
Charlottesville VA 22901                                                                                  434-295-7455    Contact: Ann Plaisance                                                      Pain Management; Chemo-IV; antibiotics; nutrition tube feeding. Accepts Medicare/Medicaid. Serves entire State of Virginia

Hospice of the Piedmont                                                                                  1490 Pantops Mountain Place, Suite 200                                  Charlottesville VA 22911                                                                                  434-817-6900  Contact: Roberta White                                                    Assists families with final stages of illness. Skilled nursing care, pastoral, social work, and volunteer services.  Accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Serves Albemarle, Buckinghim, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Madison, Orange, Nelson, Augusta.

Interim Healthcare
103 S. Pantops Drive, Suite 205
Charlottesville VA 22911
434-295-5501    Contact: David Haslup                                                Provides 24-hour service, private duty.  Medications dispenser available. In-Touch Alert System offered. Accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Serves Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, parts of Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.

Jefferson Area Board for Aging                                                                       674 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 9                                                           Charlottesville VA 22901                                                                                  434-817-5254      Contact: Emily Koester                                             Provides homemaker services Monday-Friday to adults 60 and above who are not covered by Medicare or Medicaid. Fees for services are based on a sliding scale. Serves Louisa only.

Martha Jefferson Home Care
630 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300
Charlottesville VA 22911
434-971-5200   Contact: Karen Smith                                                       
Skilled Care: home health aides, private duty, 24 hour service.  Accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Serves Charlottesville, Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Madison, Orange, Louisa, Nelson.

Maxim Healthcare Services                                                                            
1410 Incarnation Drive, Suite 202
Charlottesville VA 22901  
434-973-1749 Toll Free: 866-399-5459  Fax: 434-973-9172
24-hour accessibility, care coordination, medication reminders, personal companion, skilled care. Flexible payment options. Serves Charlottesville, Albemarle area.

T & L Companions, Inc.
105 Crofton Place, Suite 9

Palmyra VA 22963
434-589-2700   Contact: Tamara Arnold                                             
Provides personal care, meal preparation, private duty, RNs, LPNs, CNAs, 24 hours, 7 days a week. Will provide transportation for doctor's appointments. Accepts private pay and insurance. Serves Charlottesville, Fluvanna, and Louisa.
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Home Safety

Access Designs, Inc.
9 River Ridge Drive
Palmyra VA 22963 

Home Safety and Repair Program/JABA
674 Hillsdale Drive
Charlottesville VA 22901
434-817-1634 (Contact: Bill Tyree)
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Hospice Foundation of America
519 C. Street, NE

Washington DC 20002


Hospice of the Piedmont
1490 Pantops Mt. Place, Suite 200
Charlottesville VA 22911

The Center for Palliative Care at UVA
UVA Health System #801454

Charlottesville VA 22908
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Legal Assistance

American Bar Association Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly
740 15th St., NW

Washington DC 20005

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
204 N. High Street, P.O. Box 551
Harrisonburg VA 22801

Legal Aid Justice Center
1000 Preston Ave.
Charlottesville VA 22902

Central Virginia Legal Aid Piedmont Office
1000 Preston Ave., Suite B
Charlottesville VA 22902

Virginia Bar Association
701 E. Franklin Street, Suite 1120
Richmond VA 23219

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service c/o Va. State Bar
707 E. Main St., Suite 1500, Eighth and Main Bldg.
Richmond VA 23219

Virginia Legal Aid Society
513 Church Street, P.O. Box 6058
Lynchburg VA 24505
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HealthSource Library/Martha Jefferson Hospital
459 Locust Avenue, Patterson Wing 1st Floor
Charlottesville VA 22902

UVA Health Resource Center
UVA Hospital West
Charlottesville VA 22908      
UVA Hospital West (near the lobby). A consumer health information center
designed to provide you and your family easy access to health and medical information explained in everyday language. Requests may be phoned or emailed in and mailed to your home or you may come in and browse the library. Free of charge. Open 8:00am-4:00pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for walk-ins.

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Medical Alert Systems

Interim In-Touch
103 South Pantops, Suite 205
Charlottesville VA 22911
Also has medication dispensing equipment.

Lifeline Medical Alert System
307 Cayuga Road, Suite 150
Buffalo NY 14225

UVA Hospital Auxiliary, Inc., PO Box 800668
Charlottesville VA 22908

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Medical Equipment

Alpha Medical Aids, Inc.
516 Pantops Shopping Center
Charlottesville VA 22901

American HomePatient
1155 Fifth Street Extended
Charlottesville VA 22902

AMC Care Home Medical
64 Sports Medicine Drive
Fishersville VA 22939 

Lin-Care, Inc.
386 Greenbrier Dr.
Charlottesville VA 22901

M.I.T.S. of Virginia
2075 W. Main Street
Waynesboro VA 22980
Stair lifts, scooters, electric wheelchairs

Meadowbrook Pharmacy
2037 Barracks Road
Charlottesville VA 22901

Roberts Home Medical
2146 Berkmar Drive
Charlottesville VA 22901

Timberlake's Drug Store
322 Main Street East
Charlottesville VA 22902
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Medical Equipment/Home IV

Apria Healthcare
1223 Harris Street, Suite 2
Charlottesville VA 22903
434-296-6061  Contact:  Michelle Dickinson
Fax: 434-296-6278
Medical equipment, home infusion, oxygen therapy

Continuum Home Health Care (UVA)
Colony Plaza, Suite 204, 2205 Fontaine Ave.
Charlottesville VA 22903


Home I.V. Care & Nutritional Service
P.O. Box 700
Stuarts Draft VA 24477
Serves the entire state of Virginia
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Home-Delivered Meals/JABA
674 Hillsdale Drive
Charlottesville VA 22901

Meals on Wheels
Blue Ridge Hospital, Box 32
Charlottesville VA 22901 (Contact: Mandy Hoy)

Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services Board
P.O. Box 1568
Culpeper VA 227
Home-delivered meals

UVA Nutrition Counseling Center
UVA Health System, PO Box 800673
Charlottesville VA 22908
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Overnight Respite

1242 Cedars Court
Charlottesville VA 22903

Evergreene Meadows
422 William Mills Drive
Stanardsville VA 22973
Stay must be at least one week.

Heritage Hall
505 West Rio Road
Charlottesville VA 22901

Manorhouse at the University
491 Crestwood Drive
Charlottesville VA 22903  
Contact: Claudia VanHoose

Martha Jefferson House
1600 Gordon Avenue

Charlottesville VA 22901

Riverdale Assisted Living Facility
1329 Riverdale Drive

Charlottesville VA 22902

Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge
250 Pantops Mountain Road
Charlottesville VA 22911
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Parkinson Disease/Other Movement Disorders

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)
Information and Referral Center of Virginia

500 Ray C. Hunt Drive
P.O. Box 801018
Charlottesville VA 22903
Located at the University of Virginia, offers information and educational materials for patients, their families, and caregivers. Makes referrals to medical and rehab specialists.

UVA Movement Disorders Program
500 Ray C. Hunt Drive, P. O. Box 801018
Charlottesville VA 22908 (Contact: Frederick Wooten, Jr., MD)
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Support Groups

Alzheimer's Association, Central & Western Virginia Chapter  
1807 Seminole Trail, Suite 204
Charlottesville VA 22901 
434-973-6122  Contact: Emily Koester  
Offers caregiver support groups in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Louisa, Nelson, and Orange counties. Call for information about days, times, and locations.

Charlottesville Parkinson's Support Group (CPSG) of Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge
Dept. of Neurology, UVA Health System, PO Box 800394
Charlottesville VA 22908-0394 (Contact: Susan Dietrich)

Stroke Support Group "Comeback Club", Sponsored by Morningside of Charlottesville (Contact: Alexes Echols, Director of Marketing)  434-971-8889.                       


Anderson's Ambulance
St. George Avenue
Crozet VA 22932

Augusta Medical Transport Services
173 Medical Center Circle
Fishersville VA 22939

Greene County Transit
P.O. Box 437

Stanardsville VA 22973

104 Keystone Place
Charlottesville VA 22902

1728 Allied Street

Charlotteville VA 22903

SME/Sprouse's (Ambulance)
Highway 20

Dillwyn VA 23936
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Urology Care

Incontinence Clinic
UVA Health System, PO Box 800442
Charlottesville VA 22908

National Association for Continence
Educational information about incontinence and a catalog of special products
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