Comprehensive Services on Aging (COPSA) Resource Center

University Behavioral HealthCare’s Comprehensive Services on Aging (COPSA) Resource Center is a service of UBHC’s COPSA Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. The COPSA Institute is supported by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services; the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) - University Behavioral HealthCare; and the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and is New Jersey’s most visible clinical service, research, and training site dedicated to the care of older adults with mental health disorders, including those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementing illnesses. The COPSA Resource Center is a comprehensive information and referral service, accessed through a toll-free telephone number (1 800 424 2494), which provides ongoing support services state-wide to persons with dementia, their families, and the professionals who work with them. The Center’s staff offers guidance, information, and education related to behavior management, community resources, benefits, options for home care, financial and legal issues, and long term planning.

Staff of the COPSA Resource Center may be contacted Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, by calling 1-800-424-2494. This is a toll-free call from throughout New Jersey and the greater New York metropolitan area. Out-of-area callers may reach the Resource Center by calling 732-235-4356.