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Web Sites of Interest to Senior Citizens

Website information is provided throughout this publication.

 A listing of other websites of interest to senior citizens follows:

AARP- www.aarp.org

Access America for Seniors- www.seniors.gov

Administration on Aging- www.aoa.dhhs.gov

Aging Well (Food, Nutrition, Medications)- www.agingwell.state.ny.us

Alzheimer’s Association- www.alz.org

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and referral center- www.alzheimers.org

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- www.cms.hhs.gov

Eldercare Locator- www.eldercare.gov

Elderhostel- www.elderhostel.org

Elder Web- www.elderweb.org
(Research site with 4,500 + links for persons seeking information on elder care)

Empire Medicare Services- www.empiremedicare.com

EPIC-  (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Company)- www.health.state.ny.us

50 Plus Senior News (Promotes an active lifestyle for older adults)- www.50plus.org

HICAP Home Page (Access to many different publications of interest on a variety of topics: long term care, HMO’s, Medigap insurance, etc...)- www.hiicap.state.ny.us

Internal Revenue Service- www.irs.gov

Medicare- www.medicare.gov

Nassau County Department of Senior Citizen Affairs – www.nassaucountyny.gov/seniors

Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc.- www.nslawservices.org

National Council on Aging-Benefits checkup- www.ncoa.org
(Information on programs that can save money on prescription drugs, utilities, health services, etc…)

National Senior Citizens Law Center- www.nsclc.org

New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal-Affordable Housing Directory- www.dhcr.state.ny.us/ahd

New York State Health Department- www.health.state.ny.us
( Links to information on diseases, long term care facilities and inspection results, how to access vital records such as birth and marriage certificates, etc.)

New York State Office for the Aging- www.aging.state.ny.us

Social Security Administration- www.ssa.gov;   www.seniors.gov
(FirstGov for seniors provides links to health and service information on a variety of topics)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Health information from A-Z) www.healthfinder.gov

U.S. Veterans Affairs- www.va.gov