Federal Government Agencies

Administration on Aging

Information designed for seniors and their families as well as those concerned about providing the opportunities, independence and services to enrich the lives of their elderly loved ones.

ElderCare Locator

Connects caregivers and their elderly loved ones with sources of information on senior services. It links those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging and community-based organizations.

Medicare

Provides comprehensive Medicare information. Search for health plans, nursing homes, dialysis facilities, Medigap policies, contacts, Medicare events, participating physicians and prescription assistance programs in your loved one’s area.

National Institute on Aging

Information about research, training, health care and other programs relevant to seniors.

Social Security

Delivers a broad range of services online and through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices. Learn more about Disability Determination Services.

Organizations and Other Senior Resources

A resource for seniors needing information on health and wellness, legislative issues, leisure, life transitions, research, etc.

Created to help seniors, family and friends quickly identify programs that may improve the quality of their lives.

Information on caregiving, causes, diagnosis, prevention, stages, treatments and memory clinics or adult day care centers by city and state.

Information and resources for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

Elderhostel is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing extraordinary learning adventures for people 55 and older. It offers educational opportunities all over the world.

A research site for both professionals and family members looking for information on senior services and long-term care. It includes links to information on legal, financial, medical and housing issues, as well as policy, research and statistics.

A program in the metropolitan Milwaukee area that offers personal support and information for family caregivers of seniors. 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 to define their personal and older adult concerns and options to help caregivers deal with current situations and prepare for possible future needs.

Organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity, self-determination, well being and contributions of seniors.

Valuable resources and support for caregivers and their families.

Daily senior news and information.

A statewide federation of individuals and member groups that represent more than 125,000 people. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides information and advocacy on the legislative issues important to Wisconsin's elderly population. Also provides direct representation, assistance, special projects and education on a variety of elder law issues.

Wisconsin chapter that highlights state specific issues and events.

State Senior Resources