Helpful Resources for Grandparents and Grandparents-to-Be
HEALTH AND AGING
AARP Complete resource for retirees looking for information on health, travel, financial planning, and more.
Alzheimer's AssociationInformation about Alzheimer's, how to recognize symptoms, emerging research, and where to find support and resources.
Alzheimer's Information Site Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation.
American Cancer Society Learn about the various types of cancer, emerging research and new treatments and find cancer support groups in your area.
American Diabetes Association Provides information on diabetes research, scientific advances and advocacy.
American Federation for Aging Research Delivers the latest information for the layman on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions and issues.
American Health Assistance Foundation Educates the public about age-related diseases.
American Heart Association Information and resources to help you create a healthier lifestyle, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Benefits Checkup Connect to government programs that can help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other needs. A Service of the National Council on Aging.
Caregiver Support Online Information, support and educational resources for people caring for loved ones.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Find providers, answers to your questions, low-cost prescriptions, and other helpful information.
Destination Rx Compare prescription drug prices to ensure you are getting the best deal for your medications.
Eldercare Locator Find senior resources in your community.
Medicare Benefits Get free information about Medicare and related programs.
Medicare Information Includes a directory of participating physicians, comparison of supplemental insurance plans and nursing home comparisons.
My Heart Central Provides timely and trustworthy patient guides and answers to FAQs about heart attack, blood pressure, cholesterol, stroke, diet and more.
National Breast Cancer Foundation Provides information, support and an online community for breast cancer patients and survivors.
National Council on Aging Stay healthy and independent, find jobs, access benefits programs, and discover meaningful ways to continue contributing to society on this helpful site.
National Osteoporosis Foundation Find information about osteoporosis, preventative measures, new treatments and doctors in your area.
National Red Cross Emergency response resources, information, and services.
Needy Meds Lists pharmaceutical companies that offer programs to assist patients unable to buy necessary medication.
Social Security Administration File online for your retirement benefits, find information and resources.
The Walking Site Information on how to start a walking exercise program, train for a walking marathon and links to groups and events in your area.
LEGAL INFORMATION AND ADVICE
Elder Abuse Legal Help - California Information and laws on different forms of abuse such as: physical, neglect, financial, abandonment, isolation and abduction.
Senior Law Senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers and financial planners can access information about Elder Law, Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.
Active Forever Resource for assistive devices.
Senior Corps Volunteer opportunities for seniors.
Suddenly Senior A place for everyone who has become a senior before their time.
TRAVEL AND LEISURE
Access-Able Travel Provides information to mature and disabled travelers, including information on accessible attractions, lodging, transportation and equipment rental.
Elderhostel Providing extraordinary learning adventures for people 55 and over Whether you want to stay close to home or venture around the world, you will find programs that meet your interests, activity level, budget, schedule and lifestyle.
Caregiver Stress Helping those who are caring for a loved one. Find ways to cope with caregiver stress, in order to make your family caregiving role more rewarding.
National Family Caregivers Association Educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform family caregivers' lives by removing barriers to health and well being.
Senior Financial Corp A privately owned corporation specializing in a wide variety of Reverse Mortgage Products for Mature Americans.