AARP: AARP is the nation›s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to
empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age.
888-687-2277 | AARP.org
Alzheimer’s Association: Resource for risk reduction, early detection and maximizing
quality care and support surrounding Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
800-272-3900 | Alz.org
Aging with Dignity: For 25 years, Aging with Dignity’s Five Wishes advance care planning
program has helped ease individuals and their loved ones with end-of-life care choices.
850-681-2010 | AgingWithDignity.org
American Cancer Society: Find basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth
information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnoses,
800-227-2345 | Cancer.org
American Diabetes Association: Resources and research to prevent, cure, and manage
800-342-2383 | Diabetes.org
American Heart Association: Resources will help you better care for someone who has
heart disease or who has had a heart attack, heart surgery, or a stroke.
800-242-8721 | Heart.org
Caregiver Action Network: Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family
caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million
Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, diseases, or the
frailties of old age.
202-454-3970 | caregiveraction.org/
Caregiving: Developing a digital care community that supports caregivers at every stage.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Easy to understand guides entitled “Managing
Someone Else’s Money” explains your responsibility as a fiduciary, and how to spot financial
exploitation, and avoid scams.
Daily Caregiving: Caring for seniors doesn’t have to be this hard. Make it easier with free,
practical tips that solve everyday challenges.
Eldercare Locator: a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to
services for older adults and their families.
800-677-1116 | eldercare.acl.gov
Legal Counsel for the Elderly: An AARP program offering free legal and social services.
202-434-2120 | aarp.org/legal-counsel-for-elderly
LIFE HAPPENS: Life Happens’ mission as a nonprofit is to give you unbiased information
to help you make wise insurance choices to protect your loved ones.
Medicare: Provides information about the Medicare program and how to find Medicare
plans and providers. Caregivers will also find a tool on the website to compare home
healthcare agencies and nursing homes.
Patient Advocate Foundation: a nationwide service that can connect adults with advocates.
800-532-5274 | PatientAdvocate.org
Social Security Administration: Help and information on eligibility and benefits.
800-772-1213 | SSA.gov
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP): Your local SHIP offers one-on-one
counseling assistance for people with Medicare and their families.
877-839-2675 | ShipaCenter.org
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel: (ACTEC): ACTEC is a national
organization of lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism in
wills and trust, estate planning, and tax law.
202-684-8460 | actec.org
The Hospice Directory: Information, resources, and assistance locating hospice and
800-854-3402 | HospiceDirectory.org
Veterans Affairs: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a
Veteran, Service member, or family member, such as health care, disability, and education.
800-698-2411 | VA.gov