Administration on Aging
To locate organizations that serve seniors and their caregivers, call Eldercare at 1-800-677-1116, or visit their website at http://www.Eldercare.gov.
Medicare & You
Medicare & You is the official Medicare handbook for Medicare programs. You can download a copy at the Medicare.gov or call the Medicare Helpline to request a printed copy by mail. Visit the Medicare website at http://www.Medicare.gov for more information.
To speak with a Medicare representative directly about plans in your area call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). The toll-free hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Council on Aging
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service that assists seniors with employment, benefits, health and independent living. For more information, see their website at http://www.ncoa.org.
Social Security Administration
For assistance with Medicare enrollment and help with the cost of Medicare, contact Social Security at 1-800-772-1213.
This site has reliable health information from many sources to help people stay healthy, understand diagnoses, explore treatment options, and find support.
The NIH SeniorHealth website contains a wide range of information on many health topics including Alzheimer’s Disease, Arthritis, Balance Problems, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Diabetes, Exercise for Older Adults, Hearing Loss, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Taking Medicines, and many more.
Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
The Office on Disability oversees the implementation and coordination of disability programs, policies, and special initiatives for 54 million persons with disabilities.