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Healthy Aging - Other Places To Get Help

Organizations


AARP (Association for the Advancement of Retired People)
601 E Street NW
Washington, DC  20049
Phone: 1-888-OUR-AARP
(1-888-687-2277)
TDD: 1-877-434-7598 toll-free
Web Address: www.aarp.org
 

AARP is a nonprofit organization that promotes quality of life for people ages 50 and older. Its website has information about health and family issues, medicine costs, finances, and more. AARP advocates at the national, state, and local levels and provides opportunities for service and involvement.


Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
One Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20001
Phone: (202) 619-0724
Fax: (202) 357-3555
Email: aoainfo@aoa.hhs.gov
Web Address: www.aoa.gov
 

This government website offers the latest aging-related policy and Medicare information, as well as links to health information. There is also a link to check for programs in your area that provide services for older adults and their families.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Healthy Aging
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA  30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: www.cdc.gov/aging
 

This CDC website provides health information for older adults and caregivers, relevant health statistics, and links to many aging-related websites.


National Institutes of Health Senior Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD  20892
Phone: 1-800-222-2225 Aging Information Center
TDD: 1-800-222-4225
Email: custserv@nlm.nih.gov
Web Address: www.nihseniorhealth.gov
 

This website for older adults offers aging-related health information. The website's senior-friendly features include large print, simple navigation, and short, easy-to-read segments of information. A visitor to this website can click special buttons to hear the text aloud, make the text larger, or turn on higher contrast for easier viewing.

The site was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIHSeniorHealth features up-to-date health information from NIH. Also, the American Geriatrics Society provides independent review of some of the material found on this website.


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Last Updated: October 28, 2012
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