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National Institute on Aging

Provides publications on topics of interest to older adults, doctors, nurses, social activities directors, health educators and the public. Sponsored by federal government.
Voice: 1-800-222-2225 (BILINGUAL) 1-800-222-2225 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm EST)
TDD: 1-800-222-4225
Website: http:/
Verified: 2/7/2014

Eldercare Locator

Provides information for families and friends of the elderly (ages 60+). Referrals to area agencies on aging for information on insurance, Medicaid, taxes and respite care. Information for disabled also provided on these subjects.
Voice: 1-800-677-1116 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-8pm EST)
Verified: 2/7/2014

Tubman ElderCare Rights Center

Promotes the principles of justice and dignity in the long-term care system through education, advocacy and action.
Voice: 1-800-893-4055 (9-5 CST)
Verified: 2/7/2014

National Council on Aging

Provides information to the aged, families and professionals.
Voice: 1-800-424-9046 (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-4pm; Fri., 9am-3pm EST)
Verified: 2/7/2014

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

Provides resources for retired persons.
601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
Voice: 1-888-687-2277; 1-877-434-7598 (Bilingual / Spanish) (Mon.-Fri. 7am-11pm EST)
Verified: 11/27/2013

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