If you’re aging in place, then you’ve chosen to live independently in your own home for as long as possible! But, aging in place also means that there will likely come a time when you could use a little support. From finances, to care assistance, and even transportation – there are resources that can help! Whether you’re newly retired, married, divorced, or moving to an active adult community, we’ve found the 5 best national resources for seniors who live independently!
1. National Council On Aging
The National Council on Aging advocates for seniors and their caregivers by working with local governments, businesses, and other non-profit organizations to provide community programs and services.
Benefits.gov is your source for finding info on any and all government benefits! The website can help you find programs for financial assistance, insurance, unemployment, and so much more! Answer a few questions on their handy Benefit Finder and the site will find which government benefits you may be eligible for and how to apply.
USAging represents and maintains the national network of Area Agencies on Aging. Their work includes supporting older adults and those with disabilities as well as caregivers. The non-profit organization provides resources for community-based programs, local housing assistance, and senior caregiving. Check out their consulting services, COVID-19 help center, and Eldercare Locator on the company website.
4. Meals on Wheels
Homebound seniors over the age of 60 are eligible for Meals on Wheels services. With locations all over the country, Meals on Wheels brings well-balanced meals straight to you at home.
Visit: Meals on Wheels
Related: Seniors, Find Support on a National Level With These Websites
AARP is a senior advocacy group. They provide assistance and resources to seniors on local, state, and national levels.
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