Links

Administration on Aging -Provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.

Adult Protective Service (APS) -To protect older adults and persons with disabilities from abuse, neglect and exploitation by investigating and providing or arranging for services as necessary to alleviate or prevent further maltreatment.

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) – A national nonprofit whose mission is to ensure that the ten million Americans who are blind or visually impaired enjoy the same rights and opportunities as other citizens. Learn about living with vision loss.

Benefits CheckUp – Helps thousands of people every day to find programs for seniors that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services.

FirstGov – A one-stop source for virtually all government information on the Internet – a great resource tool.

FirstGov for Seniors – Useful links to government resources for seniors.

LCAO (Leadership Council of Aging Organizations) – A coalition of 50 national non-profit organizations concerned with the well-being of America’s older population and committed to representing their interests in the policy-making arena.

Medicare – The official U.S. government site for people with Medicare.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging – N4A advocates on behalf of the local aging agencies to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans.

National Association of State Units on Aging – The mission of the Association is to advance social, health, and economic policies responsive to the needs of a diverse aging population.

National Citizen’s Coalition for Nursing Home Reform

National Institute on Aging (NIA) – One of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center – Ombudsmen are dedicated to enhancing the lives of long term care residents.

Nursing Home Compare – A powerful tool you can use to search for detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.

SeniorNet – A nonprofit organization of computer-using adults, age 50 and older. providing older adults education for and access to computer technologies.

Senior Resource Radio – Senior Resource Radio is a resource designed for seniors and caregivers. We provide a weekly radio show to help answer questions many seniors and caregivers have relating to issues affecting them. We cover a broad scope of topics and we also answer questions submitted to us via email.