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Helpful Links:

GENERAL HELP
Administration on Aging
Eldercare Locator: 1-800-677-1116
AARP
Social Security Administration: 1-800-772-1213
Medicare: 1-800-633-4227
Department of Veterans Affairs
 
ALZHEIMER’S
Alzheimer’s Association: 800-272-3900
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center: 800-438-4380
 
ARTHRITIS
Arthritis Foundation
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: 1-800-824-2663
 
CANCER
American Cancer Society
Mesothelioma Guide: A terrific resource for patients and family members. Mesothelioma Fund: Helping patients get compensation from asbestos trust funds
CAREGIVING
Children of Aging Parents: 1-800-227-7294
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
DEPRESSION SITES
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American Psychological Association: 1-800-374-2721
DIET
American Dietetic Association
National Cancer Institute – 5 A Day Program
National Center for Nutrition: 1-800-366-1655
 
DRIVING
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
Driving Safely While Aging Gracefully
American Public Transportation Association
 
EMPLOYMENT
The Senior Job Bank
National Senior Citizens Education & Research Center Experience Works
AARP Working Options
 
EYE CARE
The National Eye Institute
Glaucoma Foundation
Macular Degeneration Foundation
Macular Degeneration Network
 
FINANCIAL HELP
Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration
U.S. Securities and Exchange
 
FLU PREVENTION
Flu Facts For Everyone
Focus On The Flu
 
FRAUD
Federal Trade Commission
National Fraud Information Center
Medicare
Department of Health and Human Services
 
FUNERAL PLANNING
Funeral Consumers Alliance: 1-800-458-5563
National Funeral Directors Association: 1-800-228-6332
Funeral Service Consumer Assistance Program: 1-800-662-7666
Cremation Association of North America
 
GRANDPARENTING
Foundation For Grandparenting
AARP Grandparent Information Center
Grand Parent Again
 
HEARING
PA Academy of Audiology
American Academy of Audiology
Academy of Doctors of Audiology
Healthy Hearing
National Institute on Deafness
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Sight & Hearing Info
Government Health Finder
Better Hearing
HEART CARE
American Heart Association

Nutrition, Health Heart Disease, Cause Prevention
 
HOSPICE
Hospice Association of America
Hospice Net
Hospice Web
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
 
HRT
National Institute on Aging Hormone Replacement Therapy
North American Menopause Society
The Hormone Society
Menopause Online
 
INCONTINENCE
National Association for Continence: 1-800-252-3337
National Kidney & Urologic Diseases
Simon Foundation for Continence: 1-800-237-4666
 
INSOMNIA
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
 
LEGAL HELP (WILLS, TRUST AND ESTATE)
AARP – Legal Services Network
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
American Bar Association
Senior Legal Hotlines
ElderLawAnswers.com
 
LIFE INSURANCE
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
American Council of Life Insurers
 
LONG TERM CARE
Health Insurance Association of America

 

MEDICARE
Medicare: 1-800-633-4227
MEDICARE SUPPLEMENTS, ADVANTAGE & PART D
Total Benefit Solutions: 1-800-924-6718 Independent Evaluations 

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Programs
Free/Discounted/Affordable Prescription Medication
Rxassist
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy complete
list of online drugstores

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America: 1-800-762-4636
TRICARE Senior Pharmacy Program
AARP Prescription Savings Service

Total Benefit Solutions: 1-800-924-6718 Independent Evaluations
REVERSE MORTGAGES
National Center for Home Equity Conversion
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
 
SOCIAL SECURITY
Social Security Administration: 1-800-772-1213

 

STROKES
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes: 1-800-352-9424
American Stroke Association: 1-888-478-7653
National Stroke Association: 1-800-STROKES
 
TAXES
AARP Tax-Aide
Internal Revenue Service: 1-800-829-1040
 
TRAVEL
Elderhostel

 

 

VETERANS
Department of Veterans Affairs