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The American Association for Retired People (AARP)
The American Association for Retired People (AARP) is a one-stop shop for people over the age of 50. Use their on-line community to learn about heath, money, leisure, family, and much, much more.
www.aarp.org

Life (Part 2)
Life (Part 2) is an innovative PBS series by and about the whopping 26% of the American population who are 45 and older (and you know who you are).
www.pbs.org/lifepart2

All That Glitters Resources

The American Numismatic Association
The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The website offers education, services, and information for all collectors, whether beginner or expert.
www.money.org/AM/Template.cfm?section=About_ANA

Encore Careers Resources

Civic Ventures
Civic Ventures is leading the call to engage millions of baby boomers as a vital workforce for change. Through an inventive program portfolio, original research, strategic alliances, and the power of people’s own life stories, Civic Ventures demonstrates the value of experience in solving serious social problems – from education to the environment, from health care to homelessness.
www.civicventures.org

Experience Corps
Experience Corps is a national service program engaging adults age 55 and over as tutors and mentors for elementary school students struggling to learn. Today more than 2,000 Experience Corps members in 20 cities help 20,000 students learn the skills they will need to succeed in school and in life.
www.experiencecorps.org

Encore
Encore Careers is a growing network for people who want work that matters in the second half of life. Encore.org provides news, resources, and connections for individuals and organizations establishing encore careers that combine personal meaning, financial security, and social contribution.
www.encore.org

Government Resources

Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging helps elderly individuals maintain their dignity and independence in their homes and communities through comprehensive, coordinated, and cost-effective systems of long-term care, and information on livable communities across the U.S.
www.aoa.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is the federal agency responsible for administering Medicare, Medicaid, and several other health-related programs. The site provides program, enrollment, coverage, and general educational information.
www.cms.hhs.gov

Government Benefits
GovBenefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on more than 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.
www.govbenefits.gov

Medicare
The official government site offers information about the Medicare program, billing questions, eligibility, and overall Medicare needs.
www.medicare.gov

National Center on Elder Abuse
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource hub dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. The website provides help and resources regarding the treatment of a loved one.
www.ncea.aoa.gov

National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
Developed by the Department of U.S. Health and Human Services, the National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information provides information and resources for understanding, planning, and paying for long-term care.
www.longtermcare.gov

The National Women’s Health Information Center
The National Women’s Health Information Center is a section of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services created to provide and promote healthy lifestyles through gender-specific approaches.
www.womenshealth.gov

Senior Health
This easy-to-use website features health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
nihseniorhealth.gov

Social Security
The Social Security website provides comprehensive information on enrollment and retirement and disability benefits, as well as online claims and services, a retirement estimator, and educational videos.
www.ssa.gov

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Resources

The Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support, and research. The user-friendly website provides extensive education and information on resources for people living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.
www.alz.org

The Alzheimer’s Foundation
The Alzheimer’s Foundation is an alliance of 950 member organizations nationwide dedicated to meeting the social and emotional needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers and families. Information on the site includes a toll-free hotline, teleconferences, connections to social services, and information on professional development for health care professionals.
www.alzfdn.org

The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer’s
The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer’s is a Primetime Emmy award-winning documentary that takes a dramatic, compassionate, all-encompassing look at the growing epidemic of Alzheimers disease. The Forgetting website offers resources for understanding and coping with Alzheimer’s.
www.pbs.org/theforgetting

Respite for Caregivers Resources

Eldercare Locator
Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator provides help in finding local agencies, in every U.S. community, that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services such as transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services.
www.eldercare.gov

National Council on Aging
NCOA is a national voice for older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. The NCOA website offers links to many programs to improve the lives of older adults.
www.ncoa.org

Center for Practical Bioethics
This website offers a practical guide for making one’s medical wishes known when one is seriously ill or at the end of life.
www.practicalbioethics.org

National Alliance for Caregiving
The National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.
www.caregiving.org

Family Stories

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Expert Interviews

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