Do you or someone you know need help making ends meet? Use these resources to find benefits, services, and supports in your community.
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, the Eldercare Locator can help older adults and their families find local sources of information and help related to:
- Elder abuse prevention
- Financial assistance
- Food and nutrition
- Health insurance
- Healthy aging, including support for those with Alzheimer’s
- Housing options and support, including home repair and modification
- In-house services
- Legal assistance
- Nursing home and long-term care
Please call the Eldercare Locator toll-free at 1-800-677-1116, Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET to get directly connected to services in your community.
This free, confidential online service of the National Council on Aging searches over 2,000 federal, state, local, and private benefits programs to help seniors pay for a variety of services, including:
- Adult day care/caregiver respite services
- Health expenses
- Household utilities
- Prescription drugs
- Tax rebates
Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, SCSEP provides training and job placement for disadvantaged older workers aged 55+.
NCOA's centers provide low-income older adults with one-on-one economic casework at 12 locations nationwide. Seniors receive health insurance counseling, financial and legal counseling, bankruptcy and eviction assistance, foreclosure mitigation and reverse mortgage counseling, job training, and access to benefits.
Most older adults live every day with an ongoing health condition. It can be hard and frustrating, but there are better ways to cope. A self-management workshop can help you reduce your pain, anxiety, and tiredness - and help you put life back into your life!
Workshops are led by trained facilitators, many of whom live with health problems like yours. And you join a safe, supportive group of people with health challenges to share and solve problems together.
If you're a homeowner, your house is likely your biggest financial asset. Home Equity Advisor can help you explore how to use and protect the value in your home. Take our free Quick Check to discover how your home equity could help you stay healthy, secure, and independent as you age.