National Resources

2015 White House Conference On Aging

Affordable Health Care Act

Administration on Aging


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


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

Medical Alert Systems Review

The Best Medical Alert Systems

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


 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.

Disabled Veterans Assisted Living

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.