Useful Links

There are so many wonderful organizations that deal with the issue of long-term care. Many were founded just to help caregivers who need tremendous amount of support and why Long-term care insurance is a critical part of a family’s financial plan. The following list is meant to be helpful to everyone.


  • Administration for Community Living:
  • Alzheimer’s Association:
  • American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA):
  • American Association of Retired Persons:
  • BenefitsCheckUp: – Free nationwide service provided by the National Council on the Aging that includes a database of about 1,000 federal and state programs available to help older people. While most programs are targeted to low-income seniors, some benefits are based strictly on age.
  • Gerontological Society of America:
  • Aging Life Care Association (Formerly National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers) (520-881-8008) for unbiased help finding local care providers for a cost-effective fee:
  • Aging In Place:
  • National Council on Aging:
  • Sharp Seniors:

Assisted Living:

  • About Assisted Living.Org: – includes state-specific info about assisted living facilities
  • Assisted Living Locators: – free, nationwide senior care placement and referral service for in-home care, independent retirement options, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities…especially if you need to keep an older friend or family member safe during the CoronaVirus pandemic
  • Assisted Living Federation of America:
  • National Center for Assisted Living:


Dental Care:

Elder Law:

Elder Law Answers: – Created by a nationwide network of attorneys, provides consumers with clear information on legal issues facing seniors. Consumers may find attorneys by searching by area code or city. The information on the site includes primers on Medicaid, Medicare, estate planning and long-term care planning. Handy tools include checklists on decisions seniors and their families must make, including buying long-term care insurance and choosing a nursing home. The site includes a dedicated search engine for finding elder law answers on the Internet. The telephone number is (617) 556-0055.