Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs | State of LouisianaThe Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs serves as a focal point for Louisiana's senior citizens and administers a broad range of home and community based services through a network of Area Agencies on Aging.
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Apply for Disaster Food Stamps

Alzheimers and Caregiving

Assistedliving - Helps people find caregivers. 

Elderly Locator

National Legal Resource Center

National Hurricane Center

 http://health.yahoo.net/channel/alzheimers-disease.html - Alzheimers

LawHelp.org/LA - Louisiana's online guide to free legal help

http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Campaigns/h1n1/buttons.html

Elder Law Answers is a site that answers general questions and person can search Louisiana

American Association of Retired Persons general information regarding aging and general information on aging

Social Security Administration contains on line information regarding benefits for Social Security, supplemental security income, and Medicare

www.la-legal.com - Information regarding Louisiana laws and legal research material

Louisiana Senior Rx- Louisiana site regarding assistance on prescription medication for seniors on limited income

Roberts Rules Of Order

Administration on Aging web site Contains information for consumers and researchers on aging data on a national or state level

Benefits Check Up - sponsored by the National Council On Aging A web site to check a data base regarding services that a senior citizen may qualify in the area where he resides. Note: not all services are represented on this site.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A) - Good site for Area Agency on Aging and families dealing with aging health care or financial issues. This organization operates Eldercare Locater 1-800-677-1116 a nationwide director of service assistance to help seniors and their caregivers.

Louisiana Geriatrics Society - Promotes health care information also provides leadership to health care professionals, policy makers and the general public. Gives useful links on aging, geriatrics, long term care, and institutions which seniors and families may find useful.

Healthy People - Contains health related issues for all age groups
www.medicareed.org - Center for Medicare Education site helps professionals assist seniors with information regarding Medicare services.

National Institute of Health Part of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Supplies information regarding health, funding opportunities, scientific resources and organizations that make the NIH.

Louisiana Attorney General Web page containing information regarding seniors, Medicare fraud, and Consumer information 1-800351-4889

Aging Parents and Elder Care - Helpful information for families, caregivers and others with articles, comprehensive checklists and other key resources.

MedicareSolutions - Helpful information about Medicare Solutions and Resources.

National Foundation to End Senior Hunger

A Place for Mom:  Trusted Senior Living Advisors

Senior Advisor  - A user-generated ratings and review website for senior communities nationwide.  Families can come here to read unbiased reviews from other families, which is one of the most helpful resources when making a senior living decision.  Additionally, the site includes the complete directory (more than 100,000 listings) of senior housing options for all 50 states.

Aging Care -  A site regarding the caring for elderly persons.  Good resource with information for seniors, caregivers and other family members regarding information regarding aging related medical conditions.