Founded in 1958, AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives. This website provides relevant information for people 50 and over.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization website to expeditiously drive caregivers and patients to the information they want so that they can make the best decisions given their circumstances. Resources for those planning ahead, those caring for someone, those living with illness, and those who are grieving.
This website provides a guide to services available through the Department of Aging or its subcontractors. Categories include Case Management, Access Services, Housing/Weatherization, Long Term Care Support Services, Other Specialized Services, Nutrition & Wellness, Recreation & Retirement Services, and Caregiver Resources.
Get your age-driven legal questions answered on Elderlaw. Elderlaw covers Medicaid, Medicare, nursing home rights, and estate planning. Elderlaw 101 simplifies additional topics, including veterans benefits, so you don't need to have a law degree to understand. ElderLawAnswers provides legal information, not legal advice.
Looking for housing options for yourself, an aging parent, relative, or friend? This HUD site will give you resources to valuable information on a variety of topics including reverse mortgages and assisted living.
There are many causes for memory loss, not just Alzheimer's. This page from the Mayo Clinic explains some of these causes and also provides links to other pages that may find informative concerning memory lost and Alzheimer's disease.
This program investigates and resolves complaints and concerns about skilled nursing facilities and long term care facilities such as adult homes. Volunteers are recruited and trained as certified ombudsmen who advocate for residents, assisting them, their families and the facilities in resolving problems.
Consumer frauds are most often targeted at elders. About 85 percent of the victims of telemarketing fraud are age 65+. Scams include, but are not limited to: home repair; foreign lottery or sweepstakes solicitations; investments; and charities fraud. Elders targeted by fraud should contact the Attorney General's office.
Exploritas is the name for the programs developed and offered by Elderhostel, Inc., the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975. Their mission is to empower adults to explore the world's places, peoples, cultures and ideas, and in so doing to discover more about themselves.
Official information and services from the U.S. government aimed at seniors. Get assistance for caregiving, consumer protection, employment, end-of-life, health, money and taxes, retirement, travel and more.
This website helps you file a quality of care complaint in NY State. A quality of care complaint can be made about a number of issues, including receiving the wrong medication or treatment, sustaining a serious injury while in a nursing home or hospital, or developing bed sores from not being moved regularly. Find out what information you need in order to make the complaint and what will occur during the complaint process.
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