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23 Organizations Dedicated to the Needs of Seniors

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Oct 11, 2019, 1:00:00 PM

Senior citizensOrganizing the needs and finances for our loved ones, family members, or our own retirement can be overwhelming. The good news is that there are many helpful organizations specializing in senior issues.

Below is a list of 23 organizations dedicated to the needs of seniors — and it’s just the beginning. While many of these national organizations can refer you to agencies and businesses in your local community, you may also find useful information by searching “senior centers” for your city or town online, or in the telephone book.

If you know of other good resources for older Americans, please let us know in the comments below.

General Assistance and Information

American Association of Retired People
888-687-2277
www.aarp.org

Vantage Aging
800-554-5335
www.vantageaging.org

National Council on Aging, Inc.
571-527-3900
www.ncoa.org

National Council for Aging Care
877-664-6140
www.aginginplace.org

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
202-872-0888
www.n4a.org

Social Security Administration
800-772-1213
www.ssa.gov

American Society on Aging
800-537-9728
www.asaging.org

Eldercare Locator
800-677-1116
www.eldercare.gov

 

Employment

AARP’s Senior Community Service Employment Program
888-687-2277
www.aarp.org/money/careers/findingajob

Senior Job Bank
866-562-2627
www.seniorjobbank.org

Experience Works, Inc.
844-219-0060
www.experienceworks.org

National Able Network
312-832-0922
www.operationable.org

Senior Service America, Inc.
301-578-8900
www.seniorserviceamerica.org

SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc.
469-549-3600
www.ser-national.org

 

Taxes

Tax Counseling for the Elderly
800-829-1040
www.irs.gov

AARP Tax-Aide
888-687-2277
www.aarp.org/taxaide

 

Health/Insurance

Medicare
800-633-4227
www.medicare.gov

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
877-267-2323
www.cms.hhs.gov

Family Caregiver Alliance
800-445-8106
www.caregiver.org

 

Housing

Leading Age
202-783-2242
www.leadingage.org

FannieMae
800-732-6643
www.fanniemae.com

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
800-955-2232
www.hud.gov

 

Food

Meals on Wheels Association of America
888-998-6325
www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org

 

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