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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.gov
Aging with Dignity
We believe every life is important and deserving of dignity. We honor this belief by empowering all people to plan in advance for the challenges that may come with aging, serious illness, disability or loneliness.
agingwithdignity.org
Alzheimer's Association
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, educating the public and providing 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 FCA has supported and sustained families and friends nationwide who care for adult loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
www.caregiver.org
FDA Information for Older People
Articles, brochures and other publications with information on a wide range of health issues.
fda.gov/drugs
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.
www.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. 

illinois.gov/aging/
Leading Age
Learn more about industry news and more.
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
National Association of Senior Move Managers
NASMM members are experienced professionals who help older adults and their families with downsizing and moving.
nasmm.org
National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care
Site developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide information  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.
www.nia.nih.gov
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.
https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/ltss/pace/index.html
Retirement Homes
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  men and women who are America's veterans.
www.va.gov
Where You Live Matters
Live Well. Live Better. Live where you maximize the possibilities. You'll find our unbiased, research-based, thought-provoking resources will guide you toward smart, confident decisions.
whereyoulivematters.org

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