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    Online Resources for Seniors

    posted Aug 22, 2013, 10:06 AM by North Judson Public Library   [ updated Jun 18, 2014, 3:35 PM ]
    AARP - A membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.

    Administration on Aging  - Provides information on services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent.

    Administration for Community Living - The Administration on Community Living seeks to enhance and improve the broad range of supports that individuals may need to live with respect and dignity as full members of their communities. These support needs go well beyond health care and include the availability of appropriate housing, employment, education, meaningful relationships and social participation.

    Benefits Check Up - 
    Answer some questions to find benefit programs that can help you pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more. All from a reliable and trusted source.

    DrugWatch - An awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and medical devices that have the potential to cause patients serious harm.

    Eldercare Locator  - 
    A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.  You can also reach them at 1-800-677-1116.

    Family Caregiver Alliance  - 
    Founded in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Long recognized as a pioneer in health services, FCA now offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.

    Meals on Wheels  - 
    The Meals On Wheels Association of America is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories. 

    Medicare 
    A federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244

    Mesothelioma Mesothelioma treatments, research, and statistics are changing all the time.  With our free help guide and other online resources, you can feel confident that you’re getting the most reliable, up-to-date information.

    National Council on Aging  - 
    We are a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. We bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. 

    Senior Living Map  - 
    To view senior and assisted living facilities in a particular area, simply enter the city or zip and click search. The map will zoom into that area and provide an aerial view of facilities located there. Each senior living facility will be marked with a pin on the map. When you click on a pin, you will be provided with details of that community. In the left hand column, there will be five filters. By selecting any of the filters you'll narrow the options displayed to just senior care homes that meet that criteria.

    SeniorNet - SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.

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