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Aging Resources

AARP: Nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age, offering resources on health, employment, retirement planning and combating ageism.

Administration for Community Living: Provides information on services and programs designed to help older adults maintain their independence and thrive in their communities.

Administration on Aging (AOA): Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, focusing on the well-being of older individuals. It provides resources on elder rights, benefits, health and long-term care services.

American Society on Aging: Focuses on enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families, offering educational resources and information on ageism.

BenefitsCheckUp: Free service by the National Council on Aging that helps older adults find and enroll in various benefits programs. Central portal for senior citizens to discover assistance programs related to health care, nutrition, employment opportunities and more.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Tools for Financial Security in Later Life: Provides resources to help navigate financial decisions affecting later-life security.

Eldercare Locator: Public service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.

National Age In Place Council: Network of professionals from the private, public and non-profit sectors who can help older adults plan for their future housing and care needs.

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs: Support and resources for nutrition and aging services are detailed here.

National Council on Aging (NCOA): Dedicated to improving the lives of older adults with resources on financial assistance, health insurance and wellness.

National Institute on Aging (NIA): Offers a wide range of information on healthy aging, research updates and tips for living a healthier life as you age.

Nutrition and Aging Resource Center: Resource from the Administration for Community Living on nutrition for the aging population. Guides on senior living options, financial planning for retirement and health care resources to help seniors make informed decisions.

Social Security Administration (SSA): Essential for understanding Social Security benefits, including retirement, disability and survivors' benefits and for estimating and applying for benefits.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA): Offers products for serving older adults with mental and substance use disorders.