Resource Library
  • 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.

  • Alzheimer's Association

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.

  • BrightFocus Foundation

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.


  • Eldercare Locator

A public service of the US Administration on Aging. Local information, referral resources and contact information for state and local agencies.