Other Senior Sites
Federal Government Agencies
- Administration on Aging
Information designed for Older Americans and their families as well as those concerned about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support their independence.
- ElderCare Locator
Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services. Links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers.
- Medicare Consumer Information Website
Receive comprehensive information regarding Medicare. Search for health plans, nursing homes, dialysis facilities, Medigap policies, contacts, Medicare events, participating physicians, and prescription assistance programs in your area.
- National Institute on Aging
Information about research, training, healthcare, and other programs relevant to aging and older people.
Organizations and Other Senior Resources
- AARP-American Association of Retired Persons
An excellent resource for seniors issues including health and wellness, legislative issues, leisure, life transitions, research and much, much more.
- Alliance for Retired Americans
Created to help older adults to quickly identify programs that may improve the quality of their lives. Family and friends can also obtain facts about benefits that their loved ones may qualify for.
- Alzheimer's Solutions
The site has complete sections devoted to cargiving, causes, diagnosis, prevention, stages and treatments. The most popular pages are those where users can find Memory Clinics or Adults Day Care Centers by city and state.
- Alzheimer’s Organization
Dedicated to information and resources for Alzheimer’s patients and their families.
Elderhostel is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing extraordinary learning adventures for people 55 and over. From New Hampshire to New Zealand, South Africa to South Dakota, Elderhostel offers you a world of educational opportunities - at exceptional values.
This award-winning site is designed to be a research site for both professionals and family members looking for information on eldercare and long term care, and includes links to information on legal, financial, medical, and housing issues, as well as policy, research, and statistics.
- Family Caregiver Support Network
The Family Caregiver Support Network (FCSN), a program in the metropolitan-Milwaukee area, Wisconsin, offers personal support and information for family caregivers of older adults. FCSN is part of the National Family Caregiver Support Program established by federal Older Americans Act legislation in 2000. FCSN provides family caregivers with information and options. Information helps caregivers define their personal and older adult concerns. Options help caregivers deal with current and prepare for possible future needs. Informed caregivers can make better choices for themselves and older adults they care about.
- National Council on Aging
Organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity, self-determination, well being, and contributions of older persons.
- National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)
Valuable resources and support for caregivers and their families.
- Senior Journal
Senior News and Information daily on the web
- The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups
The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG) is a statewide federation of individuals and member groups that represents over 125,000 people. Together they partner in building the Wisconsin of tomorrow for people of all ages. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, CWAG provides both information and advocacy on the legislative issues that are important to Wisconsin's elderly population. We also proivide direct representation, assistance, special projects, and education on a variety of elder law issues.
- Wisconsin AARP-American Association of Retired Persons
Wisconsin Chapter highlights state specific issues and events.
- Wisconsin Homecare Organization
The Wisconsin Homecare Organization is a nonprofit statewide trade association representing providers of in-home and community-based health care goods and services. WHO is dedicated to education and advocacy that enhances access to care and quality of care.
- Pension Rights
The Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project at CWAG is a federally funded program that offers free legal services to Wisconsin residents with Pension Contracts. UWMPRP adcocates for clients in dealing with pension administraors, pension eligibility, plan interpretation and appealing questionable pension denials.
- Wisconsin Caregiver
The site offers a way to connect caregivers to resources in their county and to other resources around the state and country.
- Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services
Information about healthcare benefits, long- term care services and public health.