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AgeWell National News & Resources

This Blog is our AgeWell National News & Resources Blog. In this Blog we feature important resources from Federal agencies that serve older adults and their families.

 

Benefits CheckUp

There are over 2,500 beneļ¬t programs available nationwide. BenefitsCheckUp connects struggling...

Help Starts with 211

Not sure where to turn? Help starts with 2-1-1. To get expert, caring help simply call 211 today...

ADEAR Center

The U.S. Congress created the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center in 1990 to...

Alzheimers.gov

Alzheimers.gov is Federal Government portal to information on Alzheimer's disease and related...

MentalHealth.gov

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we...

What is Medicare?

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger...

Medicaid

What is Medicaid? Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including eligible...

What is SHIP?

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPS) help people understand the complexities of...

What is CMS?

CMS stands for "The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services" This is a federal agency within...

The Eldercare Locator

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers...