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.

  1. Administration on Aging
    National and regional resources including the Eldercare Locator, a database of local agencies.
  2. Alzheimer's Association
    End-to-end support for caregivers to Alzheimer's patients.
  3. Family Caregiver Alliance
    Information, education, research and advocacy for caregivers.
  4. 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.
  5. 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, a site that guides seniors through the eligibility process to connect them with state and federal programs.
  6. 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.
  7. Hospice Foundation of America
    Assistance with coping with terminal care and grief.
  8. National Association for Senior Move Managers
    Dedicated to helping caregivers deal with the emotional and physical issues of moves for the elderly.
  9. AARP
    Non-profit organization addressing the needs of people 50 and older.
    Non-profit organization for assistance with Medicare issues.
  11. National Family Caregiver's Association (NFCA)
    Providing education, resources, support and community to family caregivers across the life span.
  12. National Adult Day Services Association
    Focuses on health, therapeutic and social services for the elderly.
  13. Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
    Works to provide quality long term care and recognition of the issues in caregiving.
  14. Well Spouse Association
    Provides support for wives, husbands and partners of the chronically ill or disabled.
  15. National Alliance for Caregiving
    Nation support for caregivers with emphasis on political action.
  16. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    National consumer initiative to improve the end of life, supported by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  17. Lotsa Helping Hands
    Create a network of volunteers and organize help for caregivers in a community.
  18. Social Security Online
    Official site of U.S. Social Security Administration. Forms, tools and helpline information.800-772-1213
  19. LeadingAge
    Offers a continuum of eldercare services through a membership of 5,700 organizations.
  20. ARCH National Respite Network
    Provides information and a national respite locater for caregivers.
  21. 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