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AARP  A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

Administration for Community Living (includes Administration on Aging) Promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Short consumer brochures covering many topics of interest to seniors regarding health and safety.

National Council On Aging  A nonprofit and advocacy group helping those 60 and older improve their lives.

National Institute on Aging  Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIOA provides a wide variety of resources related to health and aging. 

NH Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (BEAS) provides support to adults age 60 and older.

NH Dept. of Health and Human Services – Seniors  The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the largest agency in New Hampshire state government, responsible for the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire.

Service Link – NH   ServiceLink Aging and Disability Resource Center. It is a program of the NH Department of Health and Human Services and home to NHCarePath, NHEasy and other local support services.

 
Health Issues

Food & Drug Administration - FDA Tips for Seniors.

Health in Aging The American Geriatrics Society's Health in Aging Foundation providing consumers and caregivers with up-to-date information on health and aging.

Meals on Wheels: Rockingham County,  NH   Provides nutritious meals and beneficial support services to older and disabled residents of Rockingham County.

Medicare The official U.S. government site for Medicare.

Medicare Rights Center  A guide to help you understand Medicare. They are an independent, non-profit source for information about your health care rights and benefits.

Medline Plus MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families. This site provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

National Institute of Health: Senior Health This website for older adults was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health.

 
Financial & Legal Matters

Benefits CheckUp Part of the National Council on Aging.

Fraud Target: Senior Citizens  Information from the FBI about scams and frauds, especially those that target seniors.

NH Legal Aid Anti-fraud Hotline for Senior Citizens.

NH Legal Assistance The Senior Law Project (SLP) assists our state’s most economically and socially needy seniors with civil legal matters. The SLP has the capacity to serve elders who are housebound, isolated or institutionalized.

Social Security Official home page of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Top 10 Financial Scams Targeting Seniors Information from the National Council on Aging.



 
At Home & Daily Living

Age in Place, The National Aging in Place Council Helps seniors and their families as they plan for their future housing and care needs. 

The Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation (CART-NH)  Provides fixed route and curb-to-curb demand-response transportation serving the New Hampshire towns of Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Londonderry and Salem.

Community Caregivers of Greater Derry (NH) Through their volunteer network, they support and provide assistance to the elderly, disabled and homebound .

The Complete Guide to Preserving and Passing on Your Historic, Precious Heirlooms From Closetbox.

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide From the National Institute on Aging National Institute of Aging.

Fall prevention tips for Seniors  A guide from Home Advisor.

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation A Place for Mom (Senior Living blog post)

Home Safety and Security for Aging-in-Place Seniors Security Gem article.

Housing Resources for Seniors: NH Resources to help seniors with housing needs from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Next Avenue From PBS in MN, news, information and advice for America's booming 50+ population.

Recognizing When It’s Time to Give Up Your Beloved Pet Rover.com article.

Senior Driving Driving and car advice for seniors from AAA.

Vic Geary Senior Drop-In Center (Plaistow, NH)  A pleasant, comfortable safe gathering place for daily recreational and social activities. Lunch served daily.