The first step to becoming involved is to be informed about yourself, your needs and the issues that affect older people, their families and caregivers. When you stand up for yourself and push to get your needs met, you become an advocate for change.
The next step is understanding the issues at work. Consider joining the Delaware Valley Mental Health Aging Advocacy Committee.
Creating A Continuum Of Care For Older Persons With Behavioral Health Needs In Southeast Pennsylvania, the position paper prepared by the Delaware Valley Mental Health Aging Advocacy Committee of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania.