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Have questions about living choices, wellness and health care for older adults? We’ve collected a lot of helpful links to help you find the answers you need.

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  • AARP

    The nation’s leading organization for people age 50 and older.

    www.aarp.org
  • Administration on Aging

    Site provides an overview on a variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.

    aoa.org
  • Aging with Dignity

    We believe every life is important and deserving of dignity. We honor this belief by empowering all people, of every age, to plan in advance for the challenges that may come with aging, serious illness, disability or loneliness.

    agingwithdignity.org
  • Alzheimer's Association

    The world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. The first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.

    alz.org
  • American Geriatrics Society

    The premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults.

    americangeriatrics.org
  • BrightFocus Foundation

    A charitable organization dedicated to funding research on age-related and degenerative diseases, educating the public about these diseases, and providing emergency financial assistance to people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.

    brightfocus.org
  • American Heart Association

    Offers information on heart attacks, strokes and family health.

    americanheart.org
  • Care Managers

    Referral sites to locate geriatric care managers who assess needs, identify and coordinate care resources.

    caremanager.org
  • Elder Care locator

    Welcome to the Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.

    eldercare.acl.gov
  • Family Caregiver Alliance

    For 40 years Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has supported and sustained the important work of families and friends nationwide who care for adult loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

    caregiver.org
  • FDA Information for Older People

    Articles, brochures and other publications with information on a wide range of health issues.

    fda.gov/oc/seniors
  • Health and Age

    The Novartis Foundation for Gerontology supports education and innovation in healthy aging, geriatrics and the care of elderly people.

    healthandage.org
  • Healthfinder

    A government website with links to health-related information resources on the internet.

    healthfinder.gov
  • Health In Aging

    Provides consumers and caregivers with up-to-date information on health and aging.

    healthinaging.org
  • Help Starts Here

    Valuable information from the National Association of Social Workers on health and wellness, seniors and aging and more.

    helpstartshere.org
  • Illinois Catholic Health Association

    ICHA is a voluntary association of Catholic health and social service organizations, along with their religious sponsors and health systems.

    il-cha.org
  • Illinois Department on Aging

    The Illinois Department on Aging helps older adults live independently in their own homes and communities.

    2.illinois.gov/aging
  • Leading Age

    Register Now for the LeadingAge Annual Meeting + EXPO

    Join us in Philadelphia October 28-31

    leadingage.org
  • LeadingAge Illinois

    For over 75 years, LeadingAge Illinois has represented the leading providers of services for older adults in the state of Illinois.

    leadingageil.org
  • Medicare

    Official U.S. government Medicare site.

    medicare.gov
  • Medicare Rights Center

    The largest independent source of health care information and assistance in the United States for people with Medicare.

    medicarerights.org
  • MorningStar

    Our community was built to meet the growing demand for quality assisted living care for area seniors.

    At Morning Star Village, residents will enjoy a comfortable lifestyle filled with new friendships and experiences!

    livewithmorningstar.com
  • National Association of Senior Move Managers

    NASMM members are experienced professionals who help older adults and their families with downsizing and moving to a new residence.

    nasmm.org
  • National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care

    Site developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide information and resources to help you and your family plan for future long-term care (LTC) needs.

    longtermcare.gov
  • National Institute on Aging

    The National Institute on Aging leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging to extend the healthy, active years of life.

    nih.gov/nia - BAD URL
  • National Institutes of Health and Senior Health

    Easily accessible, reliably accurate health information for seniors and family members.

    nihseniorhealth.org
  • P.A.C.E.

    The Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (P.A.C.E.) provides comprehensive medical and social services to certain frail, community-dwelling individuals, most of who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid benefits. 

    https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/ltss/pace/index.html
  • RetirementHomes.com

    North America’s largest senior living directory that offers the most up-to-date detailed listing information on many types of senior housing options, covering the continuum of care and beyond.

    retirementhomes.com
  • Social Security Administration

    The place for facts, articles, videos and more concerning benefits and services related to Social Security. You’ll also find links to other helpful government websites.

    ssa.gov
  • US Department of Veterans Affairs

    To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.

    va.gov
  • Where You Live Matters

    Live Well. Live Better. Live where you maximize the possibilities. Whether you’re a senior searching for answers or a caring family member eager to assist, you’ll find our unbiased, research-based, thought-provoking resources will guide you toward smart, confident decisions.

    whereyoulivematters.org

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