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Government and Nonprofit Services for Seniors
- Senior Resources from the Federal Government
From usa.gov, a website that compiles many helpful government websites for seniors.
- The Official United States Government Site for People with Medicare
Everything you need to know about Medicare, from the official source.
- The Official Website of the United States Social Security Administration
One-stop shopping for official information from SSA.
- Mayor's Commission on Aging
A good contact for questions about job opportunities for older adults in Philadelphia, and counseling and referral services.
- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging
For information about programs and services for seniors offered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- Long Term Living in Pennsylvania
Provides quick access to information about the many long term living services and planning resources available for people over the age of sixty and adults with physical disabilities throughout Pennsylvania.
- Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
One of the region's largest nonprofit organizations, PCA's mission is to improve the quality of life for older Philadelphians or people with disabilities and to assist them in achieving their maximum level of health, independence and productivity.
- Senior Law Center
Based in Philadelphia, this organization provides a wide range of services to protect the legal rights and interests of the elderly.
- Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE)
A Philadelphia nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for vulnerable older people. This organization focuses on advocacy through a comprehensive array of activities, community education programs, professional training and consultation, and referring using a client-centered approach.
- Healthcare.gov (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
Healthcare.gov is the first central database of health coverage options, combining information about public programs, from Medicare to the new Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan, with information from more than 1,000 private insurance plans. Consumers can receive information about options specific to their life situation and local community.
- Penn Village
A nonprofit community resource for Philadelphia seniors.
- Savvy Senior
A national information service devoted to older Americans and the families who support them.
- NIH Senior Health
Features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
- Generations Online
Dedicated to enhancing communication among generations by promoting Internet access and literacy to elders, this site is available from inside any Free Library agency, and can help you learn how to use the internet in a relaxed and comfortable way.
- Intergenerational Center
The Intergenerational Center at Temple University mobilizes older adults and youth to serve as resources to each other and their communities.
- Road Scholar
Road Scholar is the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975. Their mission is to empower adults to explore the world's places, peoples, cultures and ideas, and in doing so discover more about themselves.
- Retail Savings Guide for Baby Boomers
Here's a sampling of categories and types of savings people 50 and over can benefit from in retirement.