Home and Community-Based Service

Resources for seniors to remain independent in the least restrictive settings possible and to be connected with their communities.

2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that, where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. The implementation of 2-1-1 is spearheaded by United Way and information and referral agencies in states and local communities. United Way Worldwide (UWW) and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) are committed to providing national leadership so that every American has access to this essential service. 

AARP Driver Safety Program
AARP's driver safety website provides safe driving tips and information on how seniors can praticipate in AARP's driver safety program and remain independent for transporation needs.

Administration on Aging (AoA)
In order to serve a growing senior population, AoA envisions ensuring the continuation of a vibrant aging services network at State, Territory, local and Tribal levels through funding of lower-cost, non-medical services and supports that provide the means by which many more seniors can maintain their independence.

Developed and maintained by the National Council on Aging (NCOA), BenefitsCheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps pay the winter heating bills or summer cooling bills of low-income and elderly people.

Case Management Society of America
Care managers are advocates who help patients understand their current health status, what they can do about it and why those treatments are important.  In this way, care managers are catalysts by guiding patients and providing cohesion to other professionals in the health care delivery team, enabling their clients to achieve goals more effectively and efficiently.

eRideShare.com is a free donation-supported service for connecting commuters or travelers.

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
The Family Caregiver alliance works to asddress the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
The NAELA website includes a searchable directory of elderlaw attorneys.

National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA)
The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) is the leading voice of the rapidly growing adult day services (ADS) industry and the national focal point for ADS providers.  Find a Member Adult Day Service here.

National Eldercare Locator Service
a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to a variety of services for older adults and their families.

National Family Caregiver Support Program
AoA, through the Older Americans Act and other legislation, supports programs that help older adults maintain their independence and dignity in their homes and communities. In addition AoA provides funding for a range of supports to family caregivers.

Society of Certified Senior Advisors®. Working with Older Adults - A Professional's Guide to Contemporary Issues of Aging

Facts on Aging

Per Grantmakers In Aging, nearly three million grandparents are responsible for raising their grandchildren.
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