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This is a dynamic list– organizations change over time. So if you find a dead-end in any search, remember to reach out to a Geriatric Care Manager/Aging Life Care Professional in your family member’s location and ask about current local resources.

One community might have special programs for seniors that other communities don’t offer. That is why it is imperative you connect with someone local when seeking resources.


Aging Life Care Professionals (Geriatric Care Managers – locate professional advocate by zip codes): They can be your eyes and ears and your coach for the entire aging journey.


National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Your community’s Elder Law Services (often free or low cost)

General Information on Illnesses/Family Caregiving/Community Resources

Caregiver Alliance
Alzheimer’s Association
National Institute on Aging
Eldercare Locator (Locate community resources by zip code)

Support Groups for Families

Alzheimer’s Association (Support groups throughout the country)
Better Health While Aging/Helping Aging Parents
Many churches and senior centers throughout the country have support programs.

Resources & Entitlements

Check for Entitlements
Social Security
Veterans Benefits

Moving & Relocation

National Association of Senior Move Managers
For locating Senior Housing, use a local Aging Life Care Manager ( or ask the local Eldercare Locator office for a business in your area. Free Placement Agencies receive large payments from Assisted Living. Professionals work just for you and usually charge an hourly fee.

End of Life Support

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
Compassion & Choices (Planning for care)
Aging with Dignity (Planning and end of life wishes)
Prepare for Your Care (creating a health care directive)

Scams & Abuse

National Adult Protective Services Association (local APS numbers you can get from Eldercare Locator)
National Do Not Call Registry (Stop unwanted sales calls)
AARP Fraud Watch Network (Sign up to receive free alerts)


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