Organizations & Referrals

Addresses and phone numbers are subject to change

Administration on Aging
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons

Ageless Design
Smarter safer living for seniors

Aging Network Services
(301) 657-4329
4400 East West Highway, Suite 907
Bethesda, MD 20814
Referrals to a geriatric care manager in your town. Fee

Alternatives for Seniors
Search for senior housing and services

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc.
(800) 272-3900
(312) 335-8700
919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611-1676

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
P.O. Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
(202) 434-2277
601 E Street NW,
Washington, D.C. 20049
Caregiver Resource Kit available to anyone; ask for AARP Fulfillment, EE0926

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
(202) 783-2242
901 E St. NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20004-2037
Represents non-profit housing providers

American Health Care Association
(800)321-0343, Publications Dept
1201 L St. NW (202) 842-4444
Washington, D.C. 20005

American Heart Association National Center & Stroke Connection
(800) 242-8721
(214) 373-6300
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231-4596

American Society on Aging
(415) 974-9600
833 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

Assisted Living Facility Association of America
(703) 691-8100
11200 Waples Mill Rd., Suite 10
Fairfax, VA 22030
Consumer checklist for evaluating facilities

Caregivers Program
(612) 642-4001
A.H. Wilder Foundation
919 Lafond Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Caring from a Distance
Site for long-distance caregivers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(800) 311-3435
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30333

Children of Aging Parents
Woodbourne Office Campus
1609 Woodbourne Rd., Suite 302A
Levittown, PA 19057

Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.
(703) 276-0100
Publications Department
4200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22203
Publishes several low-cost booklets on Medicare, long-term nursing care & retirement homes

Eldercare sourcebook

Eldercare Locator

Family Resource Service
(800) 847-5437
1400 Union Meeting Rd., Suite 102
Blue Bell, PA 19422

50plus Expeditions
Adventure Travel for People Over 50

Health Care Financing Administration
(800) 772-1213
(202) 619-0100
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20201
Free publications

Insurance Assistance for the Elderly
(800) 525-2816
(800) 925-2146

Medicare Hotline
(800) 638-6833

Medicare Insurance Help Line
(800) SSA-1213
Available to answer questions about Medicare

Medicare Nursing Home Compare

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
(520) 881-4005
1604 N. Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85716
Free list of local referrals

National Adult Day Services Association
(202) 479-1200
c/o National Council on Aging, Inc. (NCOA)
409 Third St. SW
Washington, D.C. 20024
Provides free information on adult day care facilities

National Association for Home Care and Hospice
(202) 547-7424
519 C St. NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
Provides referrals to local home health agencies. Publishes a free brochure, What is Home Care?

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
(202) 296-8130
1112 – 16th St. NW, Suite 100
Washington, D.C. 20036
Local referrals through Area Agencies on Aging

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
(520) 881-8008
1604 N. Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85716
Information and local referrals to care managers nationwide

National Association of Senior Move Managers
NASMM is a non-profit, professional association of organizations dedicated to helping older adults and their families with the physical and emotional aspects of moving.

National Caregiving Foundation
(703) 299-9300

National Center on Elder Abuse
(202) 682-2470
810 First St. NE, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20002-4257
Offers a free information packet

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
(888) 644-6226
P.O. Box 7923
Gaithersburg, MD 20898

National Clearinghouse for Long-term Care Information
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
Search a central source for information on aging for older people:

National Council on Senior Citizens
(202) 624-9340
1331 F St. NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20004-171
Includes a nursing home locator service. Publishes a nursing home residents’ Bill of Rights and Coping With Aging series.

National Council on the Aging, Inc. (NCOA)
(202) 479-1200
409 Third St. SW, Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20024
Publishes information on senior centers, adult day care services, family care giving, health promotion, and financial issues. A publications catalogue is free upon request.

National Eldercare Institute on Housing
(213) 740-1364
Andrus Gerontology Center
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191

National Family Caregivers Association
(800) 896-3650
10605 Concord St., Suite 501
Kensington, MD 20895-2504

National Meals on Wheels Foundation
(800) 999-6262
(616) 531-9909
2675 – 44th St. SW, Suite 305
Grand Rapids, MI 49509
Hotline for service and volunteer referrals

A free senior housing guide

Older Women’s League
(202) 783-6686
666 – 11th St. NW, Suite 700
Washington, .C. 20001
Publications include topics on elder women and poverty, care giving, pensions, legal, housing and long-term care

Parent Care
Provides information for both local and remote caregivers to let you quickly locate and evaluate services to assist your parents.

Retirement Housing Online

Retirement with a Purpose

Senior Discounts
Information on Age-Related Discounts

Social Security Online

The Third Age
Newsletter, discussions, personals

Ultimate Grandparent

United Seniors Health Cooperative
(202) 393-6222
1331 H St. NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20005-4706
Help determine eligibility for public programs and assistance. Will provide referrals to counselors and similar services throughout the country

Virtual Retirement
A complete retirement community index for the US & Canada

Visiting Nurse Association of America
(888) 866-8773
11 Beacon St., Suite 910 (617) 523-4042
Boston, MA 02108

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