Resources

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National Council on Aging
Website: www.ncoa.org
NCOA Headquarters, 1901 L Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington D.C. 20036
Telephone: 202-479-1200
Mission: To improve the lives of older Americans

Local Area Agency on aging – find one near you.

AARP – American Association of Retired Persons
Website: www.arp.org
AARP, 601 E. Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20049
1-888-687-2277

Alzheimer's Association
Website: www.alz.org
Many local offices
National 24 hour helpline: 1-800-272-3900

Caring Connections
Website: www.caringinfo.org
Helpline: 1-800-658-8898
A program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
*Free* A great site to download state specific Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney forms and instructions.

Ombudsman
National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
An Ombudsman is an advocate for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living. All states are required to have an Ombudsman Program.
www.ltcombudsman.org
202-332-2275

Eldercare Locator – Nationwide directory assistance service to help locate resources for aging Americans.
1-800-677-1116

Medline Plus – Look up information on health, diseases, treatments, medications with information provided by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Library of Medicine. www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

Budget Direct - Safety for Seniors at Home – This is a blog post that will share information about several aspects of senior safety, including home security, medical emergencies, and online safety. www.budgetdirect.com.au/blog/safety-for-seniors-at-home.html

Craegiver Stress - Senior Safety – We encourage you to visit this website for tips on senior safety specifically targeted towards caregivers. www.caregiverstress.com/senior-safety/