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This listing presents federal Web sites that offer valuable information on a range of critical eldercare issues.
Administration for Community LivingThis site contains a wide array of information on programs for older adults and persons with disabilities.
USA.govThe official U.S. gateway to all government information.
Alzheimers.govThis website provides a current, comprehensive, unbiased source of information about Alzheimer’s Disease. The site is operated as a service of the National Institute on Aging.
Cancer Information ServiceThe Cancer Information Service (CIS), a program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), provides the latest and most accurate cancer information to patients, their families, the public, and health professionals.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [CFPB]To help financial caregivers, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released easy-to-understand guides. This is when you are handling someone else’s money.Website: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/consumer-tools/managing-someone-elses-money/
Elder JusticeFind helpful resources to prevent and respond to elder abuse.
FDA for Older PeopleFDA has numerous articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues, including arthritis, cancer, health fraud, and nutrition.
Phone: 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332)
Go4LifeGo4Life, an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH, is designed to help adults 50+ fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.
GovBenefits.govThis site is the official government benefits website. It is a free, confidential tool that helps individuals find government benefits they may be eligible to receive.
Guide to Long Term Care for VeteransThe Guide provides information about long term care options - home and community based, and residential care.
HealthfinderHealthfinder ,7 PMdes links to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, websites, and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and nonprofit organizations for seniors and others.
HUDThis site provides information related to housing options for seniors including information on HUD housing programs.
LIHEAPThis site contains general information on the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Medicare.govThe Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare.
National Center for Elder AbuseThis site provides resources on elder abuse prevention, including information on reporting a suspected case of elder abuse.
National Institute on AgingThis site provides aging-related health information easily assessable for adults 60 and over.
Nursing Home CompareThe primary purpose of this tool is to provide detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country
Nutrition.govA federal resource that provides easy access to all online federal government information on nutrition.
The Senior CorpsSenior Corps is a network of programs that tap the experience, skills, and talents of older citizens to meet community challenges through its three programs: Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and RSVP (the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program).
Social Security AdministrationThe Social Security Administration toll-free number operates from 7 AM 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.
Website: https://www.ssa.gov/ Phone: 1-800-772-1213
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)This site provides information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, including eligibility and application information.
Travel.State.GovThe State Department offers travel tips and provides special tips for older Americans traveling abroad.
Emergency Phone: 1-888-407-4747
Veterans AdministrationInformation on VA benefits and services.