General

AARP
For information across a broad array of senior issues in the U.S.

Age in Place
Provides a way for consumers to discover relevant and useful information about aging in place through topics such as real estate, home modifications, finances, health care, and assistive technology.

Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Professionals who can evaluate the home, find problem areas, and suggest the right home modifications.

Moving In the Right Direction, by Bruce Nemovitz (Book Publishers Network, 2006)

This book shares the author’s experience and expertise on the many issues involved when seniors consider moving from their long-time home. Now seniors all across the country—as well as the friends and family who care for them—can turn to this simple, direct, and comprehensive guide as they make this important transition.

Senior Moments: A book for seniors and those who love them, by Jacqueline D. Byrd (Byrd & Byrd LLC, 2005)

This comprehensive book is based on weekly "Senior Moments" columns originally written for publication in the Bowie Blade-News of Bowie, Maryland. A unique combination of practicality and warmth, the book offers specific and useful advice for the post-50 crowd and those who may be called upon to care for them. It is a treasure chest of indispensable tips, an exhaustive listing of available resources, and a wise and compassionate look at issues such as faith and personal courage as they relate to growing older.

The Senior List
A new grass roots web portal that links consumers with quality senior related services.

Benefits Locators

AARP Foundation Benefit Outreach Program
Find benefit programs and eligibility requirements.

Eldercare Locator
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging that finds resources for older adults, caregivers and professionals across a broad array of needs including adult daycare, financial services, elder abuse prevention programs, and more.

National Council on the Aging
Provides assistance in finding government and agency benefit programs for seniors.

Financial Considerations

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
For assistance with utility bills and energy-related costs.

Reverse Mortgage Loans: Borrowing Against Your Home
An AARP story with information on how reverse mortgages work and the process for applying for one.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
For information on the SSI program and eligibility requirements.

Starker Services, Inc.
The nation's oldest, largest and most experienced independent 1031 Exchange Intermediary.

Healthcare

Alzheimer's Association
The leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support, and research.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
For information on eligibility, programs, and state Medicaid manuals.

Medicare
For details on the Medicare program, including coverage, providers, costs, and more.

National Organization of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (GCM)
Provides a searchable database of GCMs. 

Caregiver Resources
Useful information about caring for the caregiver. 

Legal Considerations

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Information on estate planning, probate, and other legal concerns facing adults 50+, and referrals to elder law attorneys in your area.

National Senior Citizens Law Center
For legal information and legislative advocacy for low-income seniors.

Moving

Certified Senior Home Transition Specialists
To find a certified and insured specialist to help with downsizing, organizing, and moving.

National Association of Senior Move Managers
To learn more about professional senior moving services and to locate a specialist in your area.