Use this list of useful organizations for seniors and their caregivers to find the support and resources you need to help you care for your aging loved one.
- Administration on Aging
National and regional resources including the Eldercare Locator, a database of local agencies.
- Alzheimer's Association
End-to-end support for caregivers to Alzheimer's patients.
- Family Caregiver Alliance
Information, education, research and advocacy for caregivers.
- Children of Aging Parents
A non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the 34 million people who are caring for an elderly person. The website provides links to support groups, a newsletter and more.
- National Council on Aging
Network of 14,000 organizations including senior centers, adult day care, senior housing, employment consumer groups and faith based services. The NCOA also runs benefitscheckup.org, a site that guides seniors through the eligibility process to connect them with state and federal programs.
- Benefits Check Up
A free service provided by the National Council on Aging that connects struggling seniors to programs that can help them afford food, utilities, medicine and more.
- Hospice Foundation of America
Assistance with coping with terminal care and grief.
- National Association for Senior Move Managers
Dedicated to helping caregivers deal with the emotional and physical issues of moves for the elderly.
Non-profit organization addressing the needs of people 50 and older.
Non-profit organization for assistance with Medicare issues.
- National Family Caregiver's Association (NFCA)
Providing education, resources, support and community to family caregivers across the life span.
- National Adult Day Services Association
Focuses on health, therapeutic and social services for the elderly.
- Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Works to provide quality long term care and recognition of the issues in caregiving.
- Well Spouse Association
Provides support for wives, husbands and partners of the chronically ill or disabled.
- National Alliance for Caregiving
Nation support for caregivers with emphasis on political action.
- National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
National consumer initiative to improve the end of life, supported by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- Lotsa Helping Hands
Create a network of volunteers and organize help for caregivers in a community.
- Social Security Online
Official site of U.S. Social Security Administration. Forms, tools and helpline information.800-772-1213
Offers a continuum of eldercare services through a membership of 5,700 organizations.
- ARCH National Respite Network
Provides information and a national respite locater for caregivers.
- Local Government and Community Resources for Seniors in Ohio
This guide provides detailed insights and numerous resources to help Ohio's seniors with day-to-day tasks, financial management, legal obligations, and more.
Ohio Guide to Local Government and Community Resources for Seniors