The Administration on Aging works to develop a coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps the elderly maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.
A guide to state and local programs – including Medicaid, long-term care, Medicare and insurance counseling and prescription drug assistance – for Alabama seniors.
The official site of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides a wealth of information about Medicare and Medicaid programs as well as a variety of related topics, including updates on health reform.
Information about the Medicare Part D prescription drug “donut hole.”
Medicare.gov is the U.S. government’s compendium of Medicare-related information, including up-to-date information about Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Medigap, Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and beyond.
Search for Medicare-related publications, including “Medicare & You” “Choosing A Medigap Policy” “Medicare Hospice Benefits,” “Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home,” and “Your Guide to Medicare’s Preventive Services.”
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is the leading voice on aging issues for Area Agencies on Aging and a champion for Title VI Native American aging programs. Through advocacy, training and technical assistance, the organization supports the national network of 629 AAAs and 246 Title VI programs.
The National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide information and resources to help seniors and their families plan for future long-term care (LTC) needs.
The National Family Caregiver Support Program is run by the U.S. Administration on Aging with services administered locally by Area Agencies on Aging, offering information and referral, respite, counseling, and supplemental services. This site offers information related to all aspects of aging, including “elders” and “caregivers” pages that provide information and assistance on supportive services available in the community.
South Carolina’s program to provide Medicare coverage to children 18 and under who live in families with income at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Level