Administration on Aging
US Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging. Includes links to the state organizations on aging and the nation-wide network of Area Agencies on Aging (AAA).
Benefits Check Up
Information about federal and state financial assistance programs for the aged.
Call 211
2-1-1 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and referral (I&R). 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember and universally recognizable number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. 2-1-1 makes it possible for people in need to navigate the complex and ever-growing maze of human services’ agencies and programs. By making services easier to access, 2-1-1 encourages prevention and fosters self-sufficiency.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides a comprehensive system of veterans’ assistance and care. VA hospitals offer extensive care and treatment, pharmacies and social services. 1-800-827-1000.
FirstGov for Consumers Home Page
A “one-stop” link to a broad range of federal information resources available online. It is designed so that you can locate information by category.
FirstGov Home Page
Access to all online government resources.
H.U.D Reverse Mortgage: Top Ten Things to Know
HUD’s Reverse Mortgage is a federally-insured private loan, and it’s a safe plan that can give older Americans greater financial security. Many seniors use it to supplement social security, meet unexpected medical expenses, make home improvements, and more.
Contains all currently available information about Medicare and its benefits.
Medicare Participating Physician Directory (doctors who accept Medicare payments)
National Aging Information Center
NAIC serves as a central source for a wide variety of information on aging for older people, their families, and those who work for or on behalf of older persons.
Social Security Administration
Information about all benefits available through the Social Security Administration, as well as online forms for all services.
State Medicaid Programs Toll-Free Numbers
US Department of Health and Human Services
Public health and human services resources for older adults, infants, children, and people with disabilities.