Federal Resources for Elder Care Help


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Here is a listing of federal Web sites that offer valuable information on eldercare to help you and your loved ones.

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Federal Resources for Elder Care Help

  1. 1. Federal Resources for Elder Care Help
  2. 2. Elderly care refers to the planning, management and fulfillment of thesenior’s care needs. Here is a list of federal Web sites that offer valuableinformation on eldercare to help you and your loved ones.
  3. 3. U.S. Administration on Aging (http://aoa.gov/)The Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency in the U.S. Department ofHealth and Human Services (HHS), is one of the Nations largestproviders of home- and community-based care for older persons andtheir caregivers. AoA is Now a Part of the Administration for CommunityLiving (ACL)
  4. 4. USA.gov for Seniors (http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml)Find all government resources for seniors on money, housing, health,consumer protection, and more.
  5. 5. ADEAR Center (http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers)The National Institute on Agings ADEAR (Alzheimer’s Disease Education& Referral Center) Center offers information and publications forfamilies, caregivers, and professionals on diagnosis, treatment, patientcare, caregiver needs, long-term care, education and training, andresearch related to Alzheimers disease.
  6. 6. Cancer Information Service (http://www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/cis)The National Cancer Institutes (NCIs) Cancer Information Service (CIS)is a federally funded cancer education program that provides accurate,up-to-date, and reliable information on cancer to patients, theirfamilies, the public, and health professionals.
  7. 7. Disability.gov (https://www.disability.gov/)Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensiveinformation on disability programs and services in communitiesnationwide.
  8. 8. FDA for Older People (http://www.fda.gov/oc/seniors)FDAs information for older people covers a wide range of health issues,including arthritis, cancer, health fraud, and nutrition.
  9. 9. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ( http://www.va.gov/ )The US Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care andfederal benefits to veterans and their dependents.
  10. 10. Benefits.gov (http://www.benefits.gov/)Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) provides citizens with easy,online access to government benefit and assistance programs.
  11. 11. Guide to Long Term Care for Veterans (http://www.va.gov/GERIATRICS/Guide/LongTermCare/index.asp)The Guide provides information about long term care options – homeand community based, and in residential settings.
  12. 12. National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) (http://ncea.aoa.gov/)The NCEA is the place to turn to for up-to-date information regardingresearch, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse,neglect and exploitation.
  13. 13. NIHSeniorHealth ( http://nihseniorhealth.gov/ )NIHSeniorHealth makes aging-related health information easilyaccessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy tounderstand online health information.
  14. 14. Medicare.gov (http://www.medicare.gov/)The official U.S. government site for Medicare.
  15. 15. Social Security Administration (http://www.ssa.gov/)Delivers Social Security services that meet the changing needs of thepublic.
  16. 16. HUD (http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/information_for_senio)Provides information related to housing options for seniors includinginformation on HUD housing programs
  17. 17. Healthfinder (http://www.healthfinder.gov/)A Federal Government Web site where you will find information andtools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
  18. 18. Nutrition.gov (http://www.nutrition.gov/ )Nutrition.gov provides easy access to vetted food and nutritioninformation from across the federal government.
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