Elder Care Websites

Elder Care Web Sites


Links to local and national resources on elder care and aging.

www.aarp.org American Association of Retired Persons
www.aahsa.org Searchable directory for not-for-profit care facilities, and tips for choosing facilities and services.
www.agenet.com Solutions and resources to assist aging.
www.aging-parents-and-elder-care.com/ Access checklists regarding Elder Care 101, elder driving concerns, glossaries of common terms, symptoms of major conditions, insurance quotes, privacy and legal resources, support groups, and other services.
www.alz.org Alzheimer’s Association
www.alzmass.org The Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts provides local resources including support groups and Help lines.
www.aoa.dhhs.gov United States Administration on Aging. Learn about the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation establishing the AoA and authorizing a range of programs that offer services and opportunities for older Americans and their caregivers.
www.arthritis.org Resources for people suffering from arthritis, as well as updates on research, events, programs, and advocacy for people of all ages.
www.caps4caregivers.org Resources for children of aging parents.
www.caregiver.org Family Caregiver Alliance
www.caregiver911.com Caregiver Survival Resources
www.caregiving.com Information and support resources for caregivers.
www.caremanager.org Locate a geriatric care manager who can oversee care provided to an elderly person.
www.cmrg.com The Case Management Resource Guide provides extensive databases for various housing and healthcare services.
www.cms.hhs.gov/medicaid/ Information about Medicaid options and eligibility.
www.consumer.gov/idtheft Tips for protecting yourself from identification theft.
www.elderabusecenter.org The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is a gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
www.eldercare.com/ Resources for families to understand, plan for, and manage elder care.
www.eldercare.gov The Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers.
www.elderlifeplanning.com Information about caring for aging parents and finding the most appropriate resources such as: home health care, assisted living, community day programs, and nursing homes.
www.elderweb.com Links to long-term care, legal, financial, medical, housing, policy, research, and statistics information, as well as a searchable database of organizations, and an expanding library of articles, reports, news, and events.
www.friendly4seniors.com Links to a wide variety of resources for the elderly.
www.gcmnewengland.org Geriatric Care Managers of New England assist older people and their families in designing plans for the elder that maximize independence and well being.
www.healthfinder.gov Information about doctors, dentists, public clinics, hospitals, long term care, nursing homes, health insurance, prescriptions, health fraud, Medicare, Medicaid, and medical privacy, as well as medical dictionaries and a database of related organizations. Provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
www.health.nih.gov/ National Institutes of Health
www.help4srs.org H.E.L.P. provides referral services, written resources, and classes regarding legal and government programs as well as care-related issues and valuable services for older adults.
www.mass.gov Massachusetts’ Department of Elder Affairs provides information on medical care, housing, caregiver support, nutrition, home care, service organizations, prescription regulation updates, federal policies, and other information. Includes health care proxy forms.
www.medicare.gov Information about Medicare options and eligibility.
www.nadsa.org The National Adult Day Services Association’s guide to selecting an adult day care center


Database of home care and hospice agencies as well as a checklist of questions to help determine the best providers for your situation.
www.napfa.org The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors provides a list of fee-based financial planners who can assist with personal finances and estate planning.
www.ncoa.org The National Council on the Aging
www.newlifestyles.com Comprehensive information on senior residences and care options.
www.rxlist.com Library of prescriptions and drug information.
www.seniorlaw.com Resources for senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners, to access information about elder law, Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts, and the rights of the elderly and disabled.
www.seniornet.org SeniorNet’s mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
www.seniornews.com Provides members with a safe community to communicate with family and friends, to research information, and to purchase items in a secured environment.
www.socialsecurity.gov/ Calculate your social security benefits, submit forms, review policy updates, locate your nearest social security office, and access other resources. Click on the “Big Text” icon in the top right corner to assist sight-impaired visitors.
www.vnaa.org Information about the Visiting Nurses Association of America.
www.wellspouse.org National, not for profit membership organization that gives support to spouses and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled. Support groups, newsletters, and other resources help members cope with caring for their loved one.
www.wlc.od.nih.gov/referral/eldercare.asp The National Institutes of Health’s Work Life Center assists family members who are caring for an elderly relative with maintaining balance in their own lives, while also understanding how their loved one’s needs may change.
www.womoney.com Womoney is a fee-only financial planning firm whose web site offers mini-tutorials on aspects of financial planning, as well as links to local and national resources.
www.wpda.org Parkinson Disease Association


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