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AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) is a nonprofit, membership organization of people age 50 and over.

AARP

American Society on Aging is a resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

American Society on Aging

National Institute on Aging (NIA) strives to understand aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.  NIA is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.

National Institute on Aging

Pennsylvania Area Agencies on Aging helps locate the aging agency and local resources in your county.

Pennsylvania Area Agencies on Aging

Aging Life Care Association is a volunteer, nonprofit association dedicated to education and professional development for the community of Aging Life Care Professionals.  

Aging Life Care Association

National Council on Aging helps adults 60+ meet the challenges of aging through community programs and services, online help and advocacy.  

National Council on Aging

Aging

Health

Health Finder is a Federal web site, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  It is a resource for finding government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.

Insurance

Insurance Guide for Seniors

Comprehensive Insurance Guide for Seniors can help you cut through the noise to understand your insurance. Becoming a senior begins a period of great change, and your insurance is no exception. You may be dealing with fluctuating rates, coverage changes, and new insurance needs.

Funeral Insurance

Car Insurance

Life Insurance

Planning

Caring Info provides information and support for people planning ahead, caregiving, living with a serious illness or grieving a loss.  Information includes guidance on advance directives.

Caring Info

Society of Financial Service Professionals assists members with financial planning as well as with health and disability insurance.

Society of Financial Service Professionals

Administration for Community Living aims to maximize the well being, health and independence of older adults and people with disabilities by allowing them to live independently with the support they need.  

Community Living

Professionals

National Academy of Elderly Law Attorneys members are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging individuals and individuals with disabilities.  

Elder Law Attorneys

National Association of Social Workers is an organization of professional social workers.  They aim to enhance the professional growth and development of members and to advance sound social policies.

Social Workers

SeniorLAW Center protects the legal rights and interests of Philadelphia's elderly, providing free legal services, community legal education, professional training, advice, information, and referral services, and advocacy

SeniorLAW Center

US Government

Medicare provides information on Medicare eligibility and enrollment.

Medicare

Social Security Administration provides information on Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

Social Security 

National Center on Elder Abuse offers information and resources for the prevention of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.  

Elder Abuse

Department of Veterans Affairs provides information on programs and services offered by the U.S. Veterans Administration. 

Veterans Administration

Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.  You can also reach them at 1-800-677-1116.

Eldercare Locator

Signing Up for Medicare: Enrollment Periods and Coverage Start Dates

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Medicare Enrollment

People with Medicare can get their health coverage through either Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan. Here’s a look at the differences between these two options.

Medicare Health Coverage

Unpacking the Parts of Medicare: Parts A, B, C, D and Medicare Supplement Plans

Unpacking Medicare