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Aging / Senior Citizens Helpline

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National Council on Aging

Provides information to the aged, families and professionals.
Voice: 1-800-424-9046
Website: http://www.ncoa.org
Verified: 1/25/2013

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
Website: www.eldercarerights.org
Verified: 1/25/2013

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
TDD: 1-800-222-4225
Website: http:/www.nia.nih.gov
Verified: 1/25/2013

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
Website: http://www.eldercare.gov
Verified: 1/25/2013

WebMD Medical Reference from the American Self-Help Clearinghouse

Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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