Elder Resources

American Association of Retired Persons
Provides a variety of elder topics including Social Security and Medicare. They promote elder advocacy at the national level.

Alzheimer’s Association
A research, education and support organization that provides a nationwide network of 24/7 support centers to those inflicted with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

American Hospice Foundation
Provides information and support programs for the terminally ill and their grieving families.

Center for Medicare Advocacy
Provides attorneys, paralegals, nurses, and technology specialists. The Center offers a wide variety of Medicare information such as self-help guides and updates.

Families USA
Organization provides information on affordable health and long-term care and includes a directory of related sites that cover Medicaid and managed care. Also offers a wide range of materials to helpful elder care organizations.

The Hospice Patients Alliance
The Hospice Patients Alliance a nonprofit organization committed to serving the hospice patients, their families and caregivers.

Last Acts
A non-line community and resource site that is devoted to improving end-of-life care by delivering educational programs involving professional caregivers, educators and citizens.

MealCall
Also known as “Meals-On-Wheels” and offers resources to local senior meal delivery services and offers direct financial support by providing online contact assistance between volunteer organizations and the people that need their services.

Medicare Rights Center
A nonprofit center committed to ensuring that our elderly population with disabilities receives appropriate and affordable health care. The site provides helpful information and resources on Medicare and its health care programs.

Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Committed to the development, advancement, and promotion of humane and dignified care for the elderly.

National Association of Senior Move Managers
Committed to a smooth transition for seniors who are moving from their home to a senior housing community.

National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
Dedicated to improving the quality of life of nursing home residents.

National Health Law Project
Provides health care advocacy and information for low-income elders. Offers litigation support, training and consulting services.

National Family Caregivers Association
Provides public awareness and advocacy in reducing the disparity between a caregiver’s quality of life with that of the general public.

Social Security Claimants Representatives Organization
Provides training and information to attorneys specializing in Social Security disability law.

National Partnership For Women & Families
Provides caregiving information on important federal laws impacting caregivers.

National Private Duty Association
This association serves the information needs of providers of private duty home care, which includes non-medical home care services.

National Senior Citizens Law Center
Nation wide legal advocates for low-income elderly individuals and persons with disabilities including areas dealing with: Age Discrimination, Americans with Disabilities Act, Medicaid, Medicare, Nursing Homes, Older Americans Act, Pension Rights and Social Security.

Nurse Competence in Aging
Organization is dedicated to the quality of health care to seniors by advancing knowledge in geriatric competence.

Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice is dedicated to using trial lawyers’ skills and resources to advance the public good including those legal rights dealing with the elderly.

United Seniors Health Cooperative
The site contains information about long-term care insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and Medigap insurance and offers helpful publications.

The A2Z Senior Supersite
This site provides links and resources to quality Senior Hospitality providers offering housing, health and wellness services and products.

MyZiva
Evaluates and compares nursing home care facilities across the country.

SeniorScape
This site offers free and elder care resources to the public and serves as an interactive forum for elder care professionals and service providers.

Bet Tzedek Legal Services
A Los Angeles non-profit law firm that provides free legal services to financially struggling seniors.

Association of Healthcare Medical Lawyers
Their goal is fight healthcare providers who commit fraud in both the Medicare system as well as the commercial business sectors.

Senior-Source
Offers housing options for seniors, which include financial and insurance counseling.

Social Security Handbook
Federal government site offers downloadable and printable copies of the official Social Security Handbook and includes timely updates to the information they offer.

Veterans Administration
The official government Veterans Affairs site and includes information, resources and links to key V.A. information resources.

Medicare and Medicaid Services
This is the official government site for Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Programs.

Medicare General Information
Site includes Medicare a huge database of nursing homes, service directories and offers downloadable booklets on Medicare services.

Social Security Administration
This is the official government site for the administration of Social Security programs and benefits.