American Foundation for the Blind
Features information for dealing with low vision or vision loss.
Ask Medicare is designed to support and assist caregivers. Ask Medicare offers a wide range of helpful information for the nearly 66 million Americans who provide help to an aging, seriously ill, or disabled family member or friend. Ask Medicare offers tools that helps caregivers and those they care for make informed health decisions.
Online service provided by the National Council on Aging that finds programs to help meet health care costs including assistance with health-care and utility costs and property tax relief — many available to middle-class families.
Center for Excellence in Assisted Living
A national resource for materials and information about assisted living.
Government Benefits Eligibility
Screen here for governments benefits eligibility
Elders and Families
Information and resources on a variety of aging-related topics including Alzheimer’s, disaster assistance, elder rights & resources, caregivers, housing, nutrition, promoting healthy lifestyles, services for seniors and volunteer. (Administration on Aging)
National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
Federal website that spells out senior living alternatives and the various payment options. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths. They are also the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. Site includes information, fact sheets, statistics, and brochures on prevention of falls among older adults.
National Institute on Aging Information Center
NIA offers free information on a wide variety of subjects including doctor/patient communication, end-of-life care, the biology of aging, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Planning for Retirement, an interactive tool to help consumers make one of the most important financial decisions: when to start collecting their Social Security retirement benefits.