Daily Living Support, Assistance & Advocacy

ADULT DAY CARE

National Adult Day Services Association
Online tool to research and locate an adult day care center.

ADVOCACY

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living facilities.  This website provides information about the long-term care ombudsman program, residents’ rights and assists in locating an ombudsman.

HOUSING

HUD Information for Senior Citizens
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides housing resources for senior citizens, veterans, disabled and low income individuals.

National Council on Aging (NCOA): Housing Options & Resources 
NCOA provides information to help seniors who want to remain living in their homes with answers to housing questions..

National Center for Assisted Living 
This resource provides information on assisted living and other long term care options.

HOME INDEPENDENCE

Home Independence Checklist
Use our Independence Checklist to evaluate your home and identify areas you can make safer, accessible and keep your independence!

Medicare.gov: Home Health Compare
This U.S. government tool allows individuals to search and locate a Medicare-certified Home Health agency.

National Institute on Aging (NIA): There's No Place Like Home - For Growing Old
A resource page from NIA that provides information on living independently.

AgingCare
This website has a helpful tool that locates assisted living, independent living, memory care and home care agencies in your area.

INCOME ASSISTANCE

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) 
This federal program helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs including: home energy bills, energy crises, weatherization and energy related minor-home repairs.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 
A federal program that offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families.

Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program 
IRS-sponsored program that provides free tax counseling and tax return preparation.

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) 
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program reduces energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes, while ensuring their health and safety.