Other resources

Websites for older adults

Administration on Aging

Information about benefits and services for older people and their caregivers.


Information, advocacy, and community information for people over 50.

Benefits Check Up

Information about eligibility requirements for a wide range of public assistance programs, including Social Security, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Weatherization, in-home services, pharmacy programs, and state programs.

Healthy Aging for Older Adults

Information on a wide range of health-related topics, including chronic diseases, infectious diseases, immunizations for adults, and injuries among older adults.

Medicare Interactive

Information on Medicare topics like eligibility and enrollment, coverage, rights and protections, health plan options, prescription drugs, and programs for people with lower income.

Other government websites


Federal information for consumers, including health and health care quality information.

Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides support and protection to older Americans, infants and children, people with disabilities, and people in need.

Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy

Information on disability programs, policies and special initiatives for people with disabilities.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Programs to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.

Department of Veterans Affairs

Information on VA programs, veterans' benefits, VA facilities around the world, and VA medical automation software.


Information about all U.S. Federal Government resources on the internet.


Health information compiled from many sources to help people stay healthy, understand diagnoses, explore treatment options, and find support.

Insure Kids Now

Information about free and low-cost health and dental coverage for children through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Office of Personnel Management (Federal Retirees)

Health coverage information for federal retirees and their surviving spouses.

Social Security

Apply for Social Security benefits and Medicare, change your address, order a replacement Medicare card and more.

Tricare for Life

Information about Medicare coverage if you’re a uniformed service retiree or an eligible family member.

Other health care resources

Leapfrog Group

Information to help consumers make decisions about hospital choices.


Information to help consumers make decisions about health services and facilities, including tips for dealing with the emotional stresses of care giving, how to plan for long-term care costs, and how to get involved in aging services.

American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living

Information to help people make decisions about nursing and assisted living facilities.