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Resources for Seniors

AARP
www.aarp.org

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

Administration on Aging
www.aoa.gov
Provides information on services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent. Information on meals on wheels, transportation and at-home care.

Benefits Check Up
www.benefitscheckup.org

A free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC.

Eldercare Locator  
www.eldercare.gov

A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.

Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.caregiver.org

FCA is a voice for caregivers, with pioneering programs that support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island
rimeals.org/

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island; the only non-profit home-delivered meal program in the state,  continues to serve thousands of meals each day.

Medicare
www.medicare.gov

Information on Medicare, including comparisons of Medicare and Medigap plans.

National Council on Aging  
www.ncoa.org

The nation's leading nonprofit services and advocacy organization representing older adults and the community organizations that serve them.

Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs
www.dea.ri.gov

To preserve the independence, dignity, and capacity for choice for seniors, adults with disabilities, families and caregivers.

SeniorAdvisor.com
www.senioradvisor.com

SeniorAdvisor.com's mission is to equip families with the best information available in order to make confident choices about senior care and services. This site pools customer reviews about various facilities. The link will take you to the Cumberland, RI area.

SeniorNet
www.seniornet.org

Provides older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.