American Society on Aging (ASA) www.asaging.org – A society that has information, programs and services, as well as support for all seniors, including multicultural and LGBTQ members. Additionally, by becoming a member, ASA members receive newspapers, web seminars that deal with issues such as nutrition and caregiver support, as well as many other benefits. Alzheimer’s Association http://www.alz.org – The largest non-profit heath organization in Alzheimer care and support, which has local chapters across the U.S. to provide necessary services to each community. Runs support groups, provides caregivers, delivers education programs, among other things.
Administration for Community Living (ACL) http://www.hhs.gov/acl/ – A joint effort of the Administration on Aging, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, and the Office on Disability to meet the needs of seniors as well as the disabled without the need for nursing homes or institutions. Medicare-General Information www.medicare.gov – Official Medicare website. Medicare Plan Finder https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/home.aspx– A plan finder found on the official Medicare website, it allows you to find cost-effective plans that suit your personal needs, as well as provides general plans for your area. Presidential Birthday Greetings www.whitehouse.gov
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
State of New Jersey Department of Health Division of Aging and Community Services http://www.nj.gov/health/– Provides support and services to senior citizens in the state of New Jersey. www.scucs.org– A non-profit agency which provides services to enhance the lives of seniors, in addition to planning fun trips! (Burlington and Camden Counties)
Burlington County Website http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/ – Burlington County Human Services Department offers information regarding federal, state and other county programs for the aging and disabled. Camden County Senior Services http://www.camdencounty.com/government/county-services/senior-services – A website that provides links (with contact information) to the various offices of the services and programs that Camden County offers for seniors 55 and older. Camden County Division of Senior & Disabled Services Resource Guide http://www.camdencounty.com/sites/default/files/files/Disabled%20Services%20Resource%20Guide.pdf – A helpful and easy to read guide designed to help the reader find the assistance, guidance and services that they need. Camden County Senior Citizens Directory http://www.camdencounty.com/sites/default/files/files/Senior%20Citizen%20Directory.pdf– Contains information and clear descriptions of the many programs and services available to seniors within Camden County. Gloucester County’s Division of Senior Services http://www.co.gloucester.nj.us/depts/h/hedss/senservices/default.asp– Provides information as well as home and community based services for seniors 60 and older and their families, in addition to persons living with physical disabilities.