Senior Resource Directory


Federal

Administration for Community Living

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.
https://acl.gov/

Eldercare Locator

This site presents federal websites that offer valuable information on a range of critical eldercare issues.
https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Resources/Federal_Websites.aspx

Americans with Disabilities Act - Information & Technical Assistance

Information from The U.S. Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division.
https://www.ada.gov/

Library of Congress - Resources for Senior Citizens and Their Families

The resources listed in this reference guide are designed to assist adults over the age of 55 with disabilities, as well as their caregivers, in handling new physical, psychological and financial challenges.
https://www.loc.gov/nls/resources/general-resources-on-disabilities/resources-senior-citizens-families/

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

A federal government website managed and paid for by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
https://www.cms.gov/

U.S. Department of Human Services Programs for Seniors

Multiple HHS agencies provide programs that improve the well-being of seniors. Learn more about programs for seniors and locate resources.
https://www.hhs.gov/programs/social-services/programs-for-seniors/index.html

State & Local

Independent Living Services for Seniors

The Independent Living (IL) Program of Michigan's Bureau of Services for Blind Persons is a federal-state partnership providing services to Michigan residents age 55 and older who are visually impaired.
https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_28313_33133---,00.html

Oakland County Resource Directory

Many programs and services assist in locating federal, state and local programs that address specific areas of need for senior citizens, their families and caregivers.
https://www.oakgov.com/health/partnerships/seniors/Pages/senior-resource-directory.aspx

Michigan Aging & Adult Services Agency

AASA's mission is to provide statewide leadership, direction, and resources to support Michigan's aging, adult services, and disability networks, with the aim of helping residents live with dignity, meaning, purpose, and independence.
https://www.michigan.gov/osa


Non-Profit Organizations

Area Agency on Aging A1B

Established in 1974, the Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization with a rich history of supporting older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers in southeast Michigan.
https://aaa1b.org/

National Care Planning Council (NCPC)

A comprehensive resource for Eldercare, Senior Services and Care Planning, with articles, books and guides to learn how to meet the needs of seniors.
https://www.longtermcarelink.net/

Great Lakes Loan Closets

Great Lakes Loan Closets is designed to help residents of Michigan, Wisconsin, Northern Indiana, and Northern Illinois find organizations that lend medical equipment for minimal or no cost.
https://loanclosets.org/

National Council on Aging

The NCoA provides resources, tools, best practices and advocacy to ensure that every person can age with health and financial security.
https://ncoa.org

Health & Wellness Awareness Council - Activities for Seniors Facing Loneliness

This guide looks at virtual and in-person activities for seniors facing loneliness. Many of the in-person activities are for safer times coming soon, although some can be adjusted to incorporate physical distancing and masking.
https://www.theseniorlist.com/home-care/activities-for-older-adults/ 

Rowan University - School of Osteopathic Medicine: Geriatric Tools

Select websites and resources that can assist medical students, doctors, and their patients locate quality clinical and research information related to geriatrics and aging.
https://rowanmed.libguides.com/c.php?g=248266&p=2316014