Resources to Connect, Create, and Contibute

Connect

Local Resources: The Eldercare Locator connects older adults and their caregivers with trustworthy resources across the nation.

Health Insurance: State Health Insurance Assistance Programs provide free assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their families.

Bring Generations Together: Generations United works support intergenerational collaboration through public policies and programs.

Long-term Care: AoA assists older adults of any age to plan ahead for a lifetime of care.

Rights Protection: The National Center on Elder Abuse helps aging networks decrease elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Resident Rights: The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care helps residents understand their rights and get help if they need it.

Pension Rights: PensionHelp America helps consumers understand and protect retirement security.

Veterans: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers a range of services, including benefit support and crisis services.

Create

Explore the Arts: The National Center for Creative Aging provides resources that help older adults amplify their creative potential.

Inspire Creativity: Creativity Matters is a toolkit to support those who direct or want to start community arts and aging programs.

Keep Fit: Go4Life is campaign designed to help older adults incorporate physical activity into daily life.

Take a Class: The Lifelong Learning Institute Directory provides a national listing of programs in older adult education.

Arts Organizations: The National Endowment for the Arts provides support to state and regional projects.

Financial Plan: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides resources for older adults and their families.

Eat Healthier: The USDA explains how healthy eating can encourage a sense of well-being.

Activities for Fun: NIA shates benefits of participating in activities that promote health and personal enrichment.

Contribute

Volunteer: Create the Good helps older adults find volunteer opportunities that match their particular talents and interests.

Work: AARP provides support for older adults who wish to enter the workforce or change careers.

Train for Employment: The U.S. Department of Labor provides a community service employment program for older adults.

Agings Programs: ACL posts grant opportunities to support and expand emerging programs that serve older adults.

Protect Natural Resources: Volunteer.gov is an online portal that connects volunteers to projects that match their interests.

Teach Children to Read: Experience Corps screens, trains, and connects people 50+ with children who need help learning to read.

Give Back: Senior Corps volunteers address community needs, including tutoring, mentoring, and disaster relief.

Fight Hunger: Feeding America can put you in touch with the local food banks and meal programs in your area.

Be Heard: ACL regularly seeks input from older adults, caregivers, researchers, and practitioners on aging topics.


Last modified on 04/02/2019


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