Checklist For Family Caregivers: A Guide to Making It Manageable
Your Discharge Planning Checklist: For patients and their caregivers preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home, or other care setting
Fall Prevention Conversation Guide For Caregivers
Medicare & You 2021: The Official U.S. Government Medicare Handbook
Advance Directives for Health Care: Planning Ahead for Important Health Care Decisions
Advance Directives: Making Your Wishes Known and Honored
National Council on Aging: BenefitsCheckUp
Online form provides seniors information on their eligibility for programs that may help pay for medications, food, utilities, health care, housing, in-home services, transportation, and employment training.
Basics on retirement planning and pension benefits such as how Social Security works, retiring from the civil service, and managing a private pension.
Retirement Benefits: Social Security Administration
Allows users to apply for retirement benefits like Social Security and Medicare, return to a saved application, and check the application status. Provides a Social Security calculator that identifies spousal and retirement benefits.
Seniors & Medicare and Medicaid Enrollees
Presents charts detailing what Medicaid covers for Medicare enrollees
State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP)
Administered by Medicare and run by the states, SHIP helps seniors cover their out-of-pocket Medicare costs. Allows users to search by state for information on Medicare Savings Programs and Part D Low Income Subsidies.
Administration for Community Living
Website directs you to local and regional agencies for senior services. rt connects you to your local area agency on aging
The Alzheimer' s Disease Resource Center
Provides a variety of programs and services for people with Alzheimer's Disease or for families, direct care professionals and health care professionals.
Information about caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's. Tips available on coping, bathing, financial planning, and medical insurance. Site can be translated into several languages.
A nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help educate brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We are working to save mind and sight.
The Family Caregiver Alliance
Website features specialized information on Alzheimer's disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, ALS and other disorders and long-term care concerns. A Resource Center includes an online support group and online caregiver consultation. The site provides support to family caregivers.
A public service of the US Administration on Aging. Local information, referral resources and contact information for state and local agencies.