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.