Social Security Administration (SSA)
The federal VA system offers benefits to veterans. Aid and Attendance Program is a benefit available to veterans, their spouses, or widows to help offset some of the cost of nursing homes, assisted living and personal care in the home. The Web site offers a full range of benefits, eligibility and contact information. To apply for veteran aid go to www.veteranaid.org/apply.php.
Administration on Aging
This federal agency acts as a hub of all government aging services and provides a network of state and area agencies on aging.
Directs you to local and regional agencies for senior services. Connects you to your local area agency on aging.
Access America for Seniors
A one-stop site featuring government and agency services for seniors.
A gateway to consumer health and human services info from the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services. The Web site offers a directory of services and links to agencies and databases.
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Provides comprehensive array of aging and disability services available in Texas.
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
This federal agency runs low-income housing for seniors as well as other services.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Resource information, caregiving advice, reports, fact sheets, links, and news.
National Family Caregivers Association
National charitable organization for caregivers. Provides information, education, support and advocacy.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
The largest aging consumer group in the country
Family Caregiver Alliance
Resource information, caregiving tips, fact sheets, support groups and links
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Resource information and U.S. directory of care managers you can contact
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association