State & Federal Resources

Federal Resources

Administration for Community Living | Website: https://acl.gov/

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.

Senior Resource Alliance | Website: http://www.seniorresourcealliance.org/

Information, services, and resources for seniors.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The SNAP program, formerly known as Food Stamps, is a federal government program to help needy persons of any age pay for food. To qualify for benefits, households must meet strict resource and income limits. However, households in which all members receive SSI or TANF benefits are automatically assumed to meet the asset and income requirements for SNAP eligibility, and no further eligibility analysis is necessary.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

SSI is a federal government program that provides a monthly cash benefit for the elderly (age 65 and over), blind, or disabled of any age who have extremely low income and very few resources.

Alzheimers.gov | Website: https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers | Phone: 1-800-438-4380

This website provides current, comprehensive, unbiased source of information about Alzheimer’s Disease. The site is operated as a service of the National Institute on Aging.

Elder Justice | Website: https://www.elderjustice.gov

Find helpful resources to prevent and respond to elder abuse.

Guide to Long Term Care for Veterans | Website:https://www.va.gov/GERIATRICS/Guide/LongTermCare/index.asp

The Guide provides information about long term care options – home and community based, and residential care.

National Institute on Aging | Website:https://www.nia.nih.gov/health

This site provides aging-related health information easily assessable for adults 60 and over.

Administration on Aging (AoA) | Website: https://www.acl.gov/about-acl/administration-aging

The AoA administers many national programs and services for elders, including health insurance counseling, legal assistance, protection from elder abuse and help with long-term care.

Caregiver Action Network

Caregivers may also use the Caregiver Action Network (CAN) to ask questions or receive support.

National Alliance for Caregiving

Established in 1996, the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit coalition dedicated to improving quality of life for friend and family caregivers and those in their care, by advancing research, advocacy, and innovation.

Mesothelioma.net | Website: https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma-asbestos-compensation-for-victims/

A comprehensive, free resource dedicated to Mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Topics cover treatment options, financial assistance, and assistance for families of asbestos victims.

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