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information for and about Senior Citizens.
Administration on Aging -This is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. It seeks to educate older people and their caregivers about the benefits and services available to help them.
AARP - Official site for the American Association of Retired Persons.
Benefits Checkup - The National Council on Aging provides this site to help seniors connect to private and government programs that help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other needs. Requires filling out a short questionaire to determine which programs are pertinent.
Caregiver Links - National Alliance for Caregiving - A list of sites providing helpful information for family caregivers. Covers living arrangements, Medicare, federal benefits, and caregiving.
Eldercare Locator - A way to find community assistance for seniors. Operated by the US Dept. of Aging, it provides help in linking to state information and referral services and area agencies on aging.
ElderLaw Answers - Answers to common legal questions relating to the elderly, including insurance, long term care, veterans benefits, estate planning and the like. Also, sections for each state, a "find an attorney" feature and a variety of resources, such as calculators.
ElderWeb - Extensive directory of online resources for caregivers of elderly people. A good research source for elder care and long-term care with legal, financial, medical and housing links.
Elderhostel - A not-for-profit organization with 25 years of experience providing high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and older.
ElderNet - Composed primarily of links to other sites, this is a guide to health, housing, legal, financial, retirement, lifestyles, news and entertainment information on the web.
FirstGov for Seniors - Designed by the federal government as a comprehensive site to allow seniors to find particular agencies that will satisfy their needs.
Go60.com - Features news affecting seniors, myths about aging, medical news, older workers issues and more.
National Family Caregiver Support Program - Information and links concerning where you can turn for support and assistance, and providing services to caregivers. Created by the Administration on Aging.
National Institutes of Health - Health information for seniors including complementary and alternative medicine, also known as CAM.
National Senior Citizens Law Center - Information to help retirees understand laws and regulations affecting them. They are advocates of low income elderly individuals, as well as people with disabilities and ethnic and racial minorities.
Ozaukee County Aging and Disabillity Resource Center - “The mission of the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Ozaukee County (ADRC) is to provide a one stop source of information and assistance for older adults, adults with disabilities, their families, friends, and caregivers by linking them with resources and services that enable them to live as independently as possible."
Retire.net - A repository of retirement-related links with resources on travel, hobbies, health and social issues. Also features a popular pen pal program.
Senior.net - Provides consumer information, health topics, crafts and collectibles, investment information and more. Dedicated to helping people over 50 learn more about computer technology and the Internet.
Senior.com - Provides information on health, insurance, shopping and travel, senior news, an online community with free e-mail, interactive forums and chat rooms, as well as other special features.
Senior Housing Net - A guide to senior living choices provided by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging which represents a number of providers of senior housing. Facilities are not rated or evaluated objectively; some are paid ads. (Caution - site disables back button).
Sheboygan County Aging and Disability Resource Center -See their updated web site & list of services. "The goal of the Aging and Disability Resource Center is to provide a centralized “one-stop” source of information and referral for community resources. Assistance with accessing services is free to seniors, adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers regardless of income. The ultimate outcome of the Resource Center is to empower and support adults in planning for current and future long term care needs."
Social Security Administration - Official site for the government agency. Provides extensive news and information