National Resources

2015 White House Conference On Aging


Affordable Health Care Act


Administration on Aging


AARP

AARP Foundation Booklet “Prepare to Care” Informational booklet which is a guide to help you and other family members discuss and create a care giving plan for yourself or an aging parent, other relative or close friend.

AARP SS Q & A Tool The AARP Social Security Q & A tool is an easy- to-use tool that provides answers to your most frequently-asked questions about Social Security retirement benefits.


Alzheimer’s Association


American Cancer Society


Baby Boomer Population Map     

This map of the United States gives 2010 population  and age information for any county.  It is interesting to make comparisons throughout the US.


Broken Trust: Elders, Family and Finances

Information on MetLife’s study of elder financial abuse


Center for Disease Control


Extreme Heat


 

ElderCare Locator

1.800.677.116


Fall Prevention    


Family Caregiver Alliance 

Information, education and support for family caregivers, including fact sheets, online discussion groups, and personal stories.


Family Caregivers Online

Educational resources for families, caregivers, friends and providers of older adults.


Federal Emergency Management Agency    

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other special Needs


Federal Trade Commission          

Free consumer information to help exercise ones rights, spot fraud and avoid deception.


Golden Passes

Learn how to obtain a reduced fee life-time pass to national parks for seniors and free pass for veterans and US citizens with permanent disabilities.


Information on Medicare services and Resources


Long Term Care Issues

Information on advocates for long term care residents


National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Information on the Eldercare Locator, Meals-on-Wheels program and other community services for older people as well as help finding an agency on aging in your area.


National Council on Aging

NCOA Benefit’s Check-up – Use the tool that’s helped millions of people find billions in benefits for seniors who want confidential and comprehensive information about benefits programs tailored to their circumstances


National Volunteer Caregiving Network – Parent network for Interfaith Caregivers


National Institute of Health


 National “No Call” Registry

1.888.382.1222


 SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


 

US Department of Health and Human Services  


Veterans & Caregiving

News on programs for veterans and their family caregivers and benefits under the Veterans Omibus Health Services Act 2010.


Well Spouse Association


Your Medicines, Be Smart, Be Safe

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has produced a booklet to help patients keep track of all medicines they are taking, including vitamins, herbals and other dietary supplements.  This may be viewed online or downloaded.