Americans Are Living Longer: Infographics on “Life Expectancy in America,” “Comparing Current Elderly Life with the Past,” and “The Future of Aging in America”
BenefitsCheckUp: Older adults and their caregivers can access a free screening tool to determine eligibility for state and federal programs.
Identity Theft: Protect Yourself: Resources for Medicare beneficiaries.
National Senior Citizen Law Center: A brief overview of Medicaid buy-in programs.
Senior Living: Housing Information, Resources and Programs: Information and resources for seniors and caregivers.
Staying Active in Your Golden Years: Older adults should follow a proper diet and exercise as much as they can.
Families Caring for an Aging America: This report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine provides an overview of the prevalence and nature of family caregiving of older adults and its impact on caregiver health, economic security and overall well-being.
Long-Distance Caregiving: Twenty Questions and Answers: This booklet was developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as a gateway to ideas and resources that can help make long-distance caregiving more manageable and satisfying. PACE® is listed as a resource in the booklet.
Dialysis Facility Compare: This tool is designed to help people with Medicare learn about Medicare-certified facilities that offer kidney dialysis to patients with end-stage renal disease.
H1N1 Information: The website by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on the H1N1 (swine flu).
Find a Hospice Program: Sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, this searchable database allows you to find a hospice provider in your area.
American Association of Service Coordinators: This national nonprofit membership organization serves those involved in the growing field of service-enhanced housing.
Healthfinder: This site has comprehensive Web links on many health topics, such as choosing a health plan, long-term care planning, frauds and complaints.
National Association for Home Care (NAHC): Consumer Information: An online consumer guide for choosing a home care provider.
PayingForSeniorCare.com: This site provides a database of resources that help pay for or reduce the cost of long-term care. The database can be searched by demographic and situational information.
Caring.com: Free senior care referral service.
U.S. Department of Elder Justice: A resource for victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation and their families, practitioners who serve them, law enforcement agencies and prosecutors, and researchers.