Useful Links


2-1-1 Get Answers, Get Connected
2-1-1 (Dial Phone Number 211) is an easy to remember telephone number that where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. United Way of America (UWA) and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) strongly support Federal funding so that every American has access to this essential service.
Website: 211.org

Administration for Community Living – ACL
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is headed by the Administrator, who reports directly to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACL’s Principal Deputy Administrator serves as Senior Advisor to the HHS Secretary for Disability Policy.
Website: acl.gov

Alzheimers.gov
Alzheimers.gov is the government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Here you can find links to authoritative, information from agencies and organizations with expertise in these areas.
Website: alzheimers.gov

BenefitsCheckUp
The National Council of Aging created this website to help older adults to quickly identify programs that may improve the quality of their lives. You take 10 or 15 minutes to enter information about your financial situation into an online questionnaire. BenefitsCheckUp is completely confidential.
Website: benefitscheckup.org

Eldercare Locator – A Public Service of the U.S. Administration on Aging
The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their caregivers find local services & housing options for seniors. Explore their website or call at 1-800-677-1116, Monday through Friday, 9AM to 8PM Eastern Time.
Website: eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx

Medicare & Medicaid Services – CMS
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to “help you help yourself” by using Medicare’s information resources to answer your questions. If you want to know more, visit the Medicare web site at www.Medicare.gov, call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227; TTY/TDD 1-877-486-2048), or refer to the handbook, Medicare & You, mailed to people with Medicare each fall.
Website: medicare.gov

National Resource Directory – NRD
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
Website: nrd.gov

Seniors Resource Guide
We cover 76 topics in the categories of Senior Housing, Health at Home, Health Services, Professional Services and Community Resources plus feature Senior News, Events and eNewsletters.
Website: seniorsresourceguide.com

State Health Insurance Assistance Program – SHIP
SHIP is a free health benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers. SHIPs mission is to educate, advocate, counsel and empower people to make informed healthcare benefit decisions. SHIP is an independent program funded by Federal agencies and is not affiliated with the insurance industry.
Website: shiptacenter.org

USA.gov
This is a gateway to Federal government agencies and online services.
Website usa.gov

Veteran Administration
The U.S Department of Veterans supports a website offering information to veterans on health, compensation, home loans, education, life insurance, vocational rehab, burial and appeals.
Website: va.gov