Helpful Resources

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.

Family Caregiver Alliance
A public voice for caregivers. Our pioneering programs – information, education, services, research and advocacy – support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Illinois Department on Aging
The Illinois Department on Aging helps older people live independently in their own homes and communities. As the population ages, services and programs for older people must evolve as well because longevity means more when quality of life is enhanced.

An association of 5,500 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old. We advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age. Our promise: Inspire. Serve. Advocate.


Medline Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

National Council on Aging
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. NCOA is a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. We bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. We work with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently, and remain active in their communities.

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