Other Places To Get Help
|AARP (Association for the Advancement of Retired People)
|601 E Street NW|
|Washington, DC 20049|
|TDD: ||1-877-434-7598 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.aarp.org|
AARP is a nonprofit organization that promotes quality of life for people ages 50 and older. Its website has information about health and family issues, medicine costs, finances, and more. AARP
advocates at the national, state, and local levels and provides opportunities
for service and involvement.
|Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and
|One Massachusetts Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20001|
|Phone: ||(202) 619-0724|
|Fax: ||(202) 357-3555|
|Web Address: ||www.aoa.gov|
This government website offers the latest aging-related
policy and Medicare information, as well as links to health information. There is also a link to check for programs in your area that provide services for older adults and their families.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Healthy
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/aging|
website provides health information for older adults and caregivers, relevant health
statistics, and links to many aging-related websites.
|National Institutes of Health Senior
|9000 Rockville Pike|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
|Phone: ||1-800-222-2225 Aging Information Center|
|Web Address: ||www.nihseniorhealth.gov|
This website for older adults offers aging-related
health information. The website's senior-friendly features include large
print, simple navigation, and short, easy-to-read segments of information. A
visitor to this website can click special buttons to hear the text aloud, make
the text larger, or turn on higher contrast for easier viewing.
site was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National
Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). NIHSeniorHealth features up-to-date health information from NIH. Also,
the American Geriatrics Society provides independent review of some of the
material found on this website.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
May 29, 2012
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