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|This listing presents federal Web sites that offer valuable information on a range of critical eldercare issues.
U.S. Administration on Aging
Cancer Information Service
The Cancer Information Service (CIS), a program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), provides the latest and most accurate cancer information to patients, their families, the public, and health professionals.
DisabilityInfo.gov is a comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources.
FDA for Older People
USA.gov for Seniors
Food Stamp Program
Provides links to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, websites and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and nonprofit organizations for seniors and others.
Nursing Home Compare
Prescription Drug Programs
This section of the Medicare.gov website provides information on public and private programs that offer discounted or free medication, programs that provide assistance with other health care costs, and Medicare health plans that include prescription coverage.
The Senior Corp
Senior Corps is a network of programs that tap the experience, skills, and talents of older citizens to meet community challenges. Through its three programs – Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and RSVP (the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program).
Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration toll-free number operates from 7AM to 7PM, Monday to Friday. Recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day. The website contains a wealth of information and resources including on-line databases and publications.
The contents of this book, Mama Moves In, and that obtained through the online ResearachPro databases are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in Mama Moves In or obtained through the online databases!