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Senior Resources

Here are some general resources that may be of interest to senior patrons of the library.
AARP
Membership benefits include discounts, resources for help with technology and electronics, travel benefits, health products, insurance, and other financial services.
Administration for Community Living
Directly from their website as of 8/23/2013: "ACL brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan."
Benefits Check Up
Find out which benefits programs can help you pay for medications, health care, food, utilities, etc.
Eldercare Locator
Provided by the Administration on Aging, Eldercare Locator provides information about a variety of topics such as Alzheimer's Disease, abuse prevention, financial assistance, nutrition and health, home repair, legal assistance, long-term care, transportation, and volunteering.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Information, education, services, research, and advocacy programs to help families caring for loved ones with chronic and/or disabling health conditions.
Meals on Wheels
Find out about your local Meals on Wheels options, such as whether it is a congregate meal site or if delivery is avaliable.
Medicare
Manage your medicare account, apply for an account, or download forms here.
National Council on the Aging
The NCOA helps seniors find jobs, remain active in their communities, and live independently.
Senior Living Map
Find senior and assisted living facilities in your area.
SeniorNet
Education and access to technology for older adults.