Important Links

Important Links

Aging Organizations and General Interest

Administration on Aging
AgeNet Eldercare Network
AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
American Geriatrics Society
American Society on Aging
Benefits Check Up
Eldercare Locator
Federal Consumer Information Center
FirstGov for Seniors
Gerontological Society of America
Global Action on Aging
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
National Council on the Aging
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National Institute on Aging
The Seniors Coalition

Caregiving and Support Services

AARP Caregiving
Ask Medicare
Cancer Care
Care Community
Catholic Charities USA
Children of Aging Parents
Daily Money Managers
Eldercare Locator
Family Caregiver Alliance
Family Caregivers Online
Family Caregiving 101
Gilbert Guide
Lotsa Helping Hands
National Adult Day Services Association
National Alliance for Caregiving
National Association of Home Care & Hospice
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
National Family Caregivers Association

Finances and Retirement

AARP Tax-Aide
AARP: Reverse Mortgages
Choose to Save
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
Civic Ventures
Daily Money Managers
Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Financial Planning Association
Independent Information on Reverse Mortgages
Internal Revenue Service
Motley Fool
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
Retire Early Home Page
Retire to Enjoy
Setting Priorities for Retirement Years
Social Security Retirement Planner
Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Tax and Accounting Sites Directory
Too Young to Retire
Veterans Administration
Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement

Government Resources and Assistance

Administration on Aging
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Alliance for Retired Americans
BenefitsCheckUp – find government programs and services
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Eldercare Locator
Federal Citizen Information Center
Federal Trade Commission: Consumer Protection
FirstGov for Seniors
Food and Drug Administration
Food Stamps for the Elderly Resource
National Academy on an Aging Society
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
National Association of State Units on Aging
National Council on Aging
National Institute on Aging
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Railroad Retirement Board
Resource Directory for Older People
Social Security
State and Area Agencies on Aging
State Medicaid Offices
Veterans Administration

General Health and Medical Care

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Foundation for Urologic Diseases
American Heart Association
American Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
American Hospital Association
American Lung Association
American Menopause Foundation
American Medical Association
American Nurses Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Osteopathic Association
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Physical Therapy Association
American Physical Therapy Association, Section on Geriatrics
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Stroke Association
Arthritis Foundation
American Vascular Association
BrightFocus Foundation
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Clinical Trials
Diabetes Mall
Epilepsy Foundation
Flu Shot Locator
Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide: Health of Seniors
Health and Age Centers
Health Assistance Partnership
Health Grades
Hill-Burton Free Health Care
Huntington’s Disease Society of America
International Tremor Foundation
Intercultural Cancer Council: Elderly and Cancer
Johns Hopkins Health After 50
Legs for Life
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Life Line Screening
Lupus Foundation of America
Mayo Clinic Senior Health Center
Medical Billing Advocates
MEDLINEplus Health Information
My Family Health Portrait
National Association for Continence
National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease Information Clearinghouse
National Cancer Institute
National Center for Complementary and Alt. Medicine
National Diabetes Education Program
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
National Health Information Center
National Heartburn Alliance
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Kidney and Urological Diseases
National Kidney Foundation
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Pain Foundation
National Rehabilitation Information Center
National Stroke Association
National Women’s Health Network
National Women’s Health Resource Center
NIHSeniorHealth Health Information for Older Adults
Medicare Hospital Compare
Office of the Surgeon Genera
Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases – National Resource Center
Paget Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation
Vitals (doctor research site)

Mental Health, Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
Alzheimer’s Information Site
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association Office on Aging
Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia
National Center on Elder Abuse
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Mental Health Association
National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Suicide Among the Elderly


American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance
eHealthInsurance – health insurance policy finder
Families USA
Health Assistance Partnership
Health Insurance Consumer Guide
Health Insurance Association of America
HSA Insider – Health Savings Account finder – free insurance quotes
Kaiser Family Foundation
Long-Term Care Financial Partners
Long Term Care Insurance Information Page
Long-Term Care Quote
Medical Billing Advocates
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Patient Advocate Foundation
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) – free health insurance counseling to people with Medicare
TRICARE, Military Health System
Veterans Health Administration: Health Benefits and Services
Viatical and Life Settlement Association of America

Legal Issues and Resources

AARP Legal Services Network
American Bar Association
Association for Protection of the Elderly
Consumer Product Safety Commission: Older Consumers Safety Publications
Elder Law Answers
Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft Resource Center
Fighting Fraud Against Older Consumers
Senior Legal Hotlines
Legal Services
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
National Center on Elder Abuse
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
National Senior Citizens Law Center
Nolo Law Center:
Pension Rights Center
U.S. Department of Labor: Equal Employment Opportunity
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare Rights Center
State Health Insurance Assistance Program – free health insurance counseling to people with Medicare
State Medicaid Offices
Social Security
Railroad Retirement Board

Older Drivers and Transportation

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
AARP Driver Safety Program
American Medical Association Older Driver Safety
American Public Transportation Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
Beverly Foundation
Community Transportation Association
Easter Seals Transportation Solutions for Caregivers
I DRIVE SAFELY Mature Driver Improvement
Mature Driver Course Online
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Older Driver Safety
Older Drivers
Transit Resource Guide for Older Adults
The Hartford Financial Services Group and MIT AgeLab – How to Talk with Older Drivers
U.S. Licensing Renewal Procedures for Older Drivers