Alzheimerís Association - The Alzheimerís Associationís official website. This site is your gateway to a wealth of information on Alzheimerís.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) - AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over. It provides information and resources; advocate on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assist members to serve their communities; and offer a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for members.
Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly - The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly, is a non-profit organization, based in Philadelphia, dedicated to improving the quality of life for vulnerable older people.
Coalition to Protect Americaís Elders - The Coalition is a nonprofit national advocacy organization founded in 1997. The Coalition works closely with our nation's most prominent elder organizations and other advocacy groups to create public awareness of the conditions that exist in our nation's nursing homes and propose effective solutions for improving the quality of nursing home care.
Community Alternatives to Nursing Homes - ADAPT home page. Fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.
Elder Planning - Elder planning information including long term care, geriatric care management etc. Site is hosted by elder planning professionals in 14 states
The Elderly Place - This site is Alzheimer's specific with an emphasis on caregiving. The purpose of this site is to enlighten you on dementing diseases and to help you by adding informational links to similar topics. It is not meant to diagnose.
National Citizenís Coalition for Nursing Home Reform - National advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. Works closely with State Long-Term Care Ombudsman programs, and operates National Ombudsman Resource Center.
Nursing Home Advocacy Group Directory A directory of non-profit nursing home advocacy groups
Seniors-Site.com A unique, informative, interesting, and entertaining Internet website for seniors and their families.and caregivers.
Administration on Aging - Contains information on the Older Americanís Act, State Ombudsman Programs, Directory of Web Sites on aging
Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) - HCFA is the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). HCFA provides health insurance for over 74 million Americans through Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP, and regulates nursing homes and other health care providers.
Medicare - The official website for information on Medicare. "Nursing Home Compare" contains survey results for all nursing homes in all 50 States.
State Health Insurance Counseling and Assistance Programs (SHIPS)
Go to list of SHIP websites SHIP counselors can answer your questions and help you understand your health care choices, choose a Medicare plan and/or additional health insurance to meet your needs as well as to help you understand your rights and protections.
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
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