Administration on Aging (AoA) The mission of AoA is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.
AARP is a nonprofit membership organization of persons 50 and older dedicated to addressing their needs and interests.
Aging.gov is designed to be a “one-stop resource for government-wide information on helping older adults live independent and fulfilling lives.”
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support, and research.
Benefits Check-Up is an online screening service from the National Council on Aging designed to help people over age 55 find and enroll in benefits program. The service is simple, free, and confidential.
National Center for Senior Transportation
Dedicated to increasing transportation options for older adults and enhancing their ability to live more independently within their communities throughout the United States.
National Long Term Care Ombudsman Center
Ombudsmen are dedicated to enhancing the lives of long term care residents. They advocate for residents' rights and quality care, educate consumers and providers, resolve residents' complaints and provide information to the public.
National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging
The Center promotes active healthy aging by working to reduce nutrition risk among older adults. The goals are to support quality of life, improve functionality, promote independence, and decrease early nursing home admissions and hospitalizations, through better nutrition.
The Social Security Administration’s toll-free number 1-800-772-1213 operates from 7AM to 7PM, Monday to Friday. Recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day. The website contains a wealth of information and resources including on-line databases and publications.
U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Strives to meet the needs of the Nation’s veterans and their families today and tomorrow through seamless service, a dedicated VA workforce, quality in service delivery, and fostering partnerships.
Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement
WISER is a non-profit organization devoted to providing women with information they need for a financially sound retirement. Site contains resources on such topics as Social Security, savings and investing, and widowhood.