Online Resources | For Seniors
Coming Soon: Aging at Home - A Community Network
Representatives from Aging at Home spoke at the Library August 7 about this exciting new program. United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey recently launched a new model of community-based aging in the Eastern Montgomery County area called Aging at Home – A Community Network to help seniors age in good health in their homes and communities.
AARP is the nation's leading organization for people age 50 and older. It serves their needs and interests through education, advocacy and community services which are provided by a network of local chapters and experienced volunteers throughout the country.
Administration on Aging
AoA is the federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. AoA works to heighten awareness among other federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the valuable contributions that older Americans make to the nation and alerts them to the needs of vulnerable older people. Through information, referral and outreach efforts at the community level, AoA seeks to education older people and their caregivers about the benefits and
services available to them.
Guide to Long Term Care Planning
Developed by the National Care Planning Council, this free, noncommercial, online resource is the largest and most comprehensive work on long term care planning ever published. This public-service, online guide contains over 670 printable pages including 96 charts and graphs. It is written by eight experts and organized into 35 chapters.
National Council on Disability
NCD's overall purpose is to promote policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability; and to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.