Helpful Resource Links

AARP
The nation’s leading organization for people age 50 and older.
www.aarp.org

Administration for Community Living (formerly the Administration on Aging)
Site provides an overview on a variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.
www.acl.gov


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.
www.alz.org/co

American Heart Association
Offers information on heart attacks, strokes and family health.
www.heart.org

Arthritis Foundation
Provides information on arthritis: types, treatments, coping tips and research information.
www.arthritis.org

Assisted Living Research Institute
Assisted Living benefits for Veterans.
www.assistedliving.org/assisted-living-benefits-for-veterans

Consumer Safety
Learn abouteveryday health and safety topics, lawsuits over drug and product injuries, andimportant consumer-focused news.
www.consumersafety.org

FDA Information for Older People
Articles, brochures and other publications with information on a wide range of health issues.
www.fda.gov/oc/seniors

Healthfinder
A government website with links to health-related information resources on the Internet.
www.healthfinder.gov

LeadingAge®
A leading advocate for quality, not-for-profit senior living and care providing education and resources in shaping the future of senior care.
http://leadingagecolorado.org/ – Colorado state association

LIFE Senior Services®
Resource for programs, services, support and information about healthy aging for seniors and their caregivers.
http://www.lifeseniorservices.org/

Medicare
Official U.S. government Medicare site.
www.medicare.gov

Medicare Rights Center
The largest independent source of health care information and assistance in the United States for people with Medicare.
www.medicarerights.org

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.
www.nia.nih.gov/health

Parkinson’s Foundation
Provides information on Parkinson’s Disease: stages, types, management, and research information.
www.parkinson.org

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.
www.ssa.gov