Organizations

The following organizations may also be of help to you in your search for information on the aging process. Please feel free to visit their sites or call them directly for additional help.

National Institute on Aging
Alzeheimer’s Information
1 800 438 4380
www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/AlzheimersInformation/GeneralInfo

Alzheimer’s Association
24 hour help hotline
1-800-272-3900
www.alz.org/index.asp

Medicare Information
www.medicare.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
www.cms.hhs.gov/home/medicaid.asp

American Association of Retired Persons
(888) 687-2277
www.aarp.org

American Society on Aging
Aging-related education: (800) 537-9728
www.asaging.org

MedicalAlert and Safe Return Program
1888-572-8566
www.alz.org/we_can_help_medicalert_safereturn.asp

Family Caregiver Alliance
Information on long-term caregiving
(800) 445-8106
www.caregiver.org

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)
(520) 881-8008
www.caremanager.org

Social Security (Medicare/SSI)
(800) 772-1213
www.ssa.gov

Lifeline – the trusted medical alert service provider
www.lifelinesys.com/info

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Contact: Jennifer Voorlas
P.O. Box 665, Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 415-1365
GeriatricCaring@aol.com

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CALIFORNIA RESOURCES

California Department of Aging
(800) 510-2020
www.aging.state.ca.us

Veterans administration
http://benefits.va.gov/benefits/

California Advocates for Nursing Care Reform
http://www.canhr.org/