National Resources

  • Administration on Aging (AoA) – Offers links to numerous fact sheets addressing a range of issues faced by older adults and family caregivers, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • AgingCare – Find information on nursing homes, assisted living, or hospice; check eligibility for benefits; get resources for money and legal issues; and find support for caregivers.
  • – The official government benefits website. It is a free, confidential tool that helps individuals find government benefits they may be eligible to receive.
  • Caregiverlist – Connects seniors and their families with senior programs, eldercare options, Medicaid, and more.
  • National Institutes of Health – View an A to Z list of health and wellness information for older adults.
  • Pioneer Network – Advocates for elders across the spectrum of living options and is working towards a culture of aging that supports the care of elders in settings where individual voices are heard and individual choices are respected – whether it is in nursing homes or transitional care settings.
  • Center of Medicare Advocacy – A national, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides education, advocacy, and legal assistance to to help older people obtain fair access to Medicare.
  • U.S. Living Will Registry – Assistance you register individuals & families and answer your questions about creating a living will.
  • – An online guide to government information and services, including the basics about retirement and pension benefits. 
  • Social Security – Help to plan for your retirement by providing detailed information about your retirement benefits under current law and pointing out things you may want to consider as you prepare for your future.
  • National Council for Aging Care – Help for older adults who want to live independently, plan finances, and take charge of their health care.


Colorado Resources

  • Colorado Long-Term Care Ombudsman – Supports, protects, and advocates for people living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
  • Seniors’ Resource Center – Provides an array of services that support older adults so they can remain in their homes and be a part of the community. They offer services from day programs to home care to transportation.
  • Larimer County Office on Aging – A comprehensive directory to find services related to aging, care-giving, legal services, and many more resources for seniors.


Nevada Resources

  • Nevada Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) – A single point of entry into the long term services and support system to ensure consumers and their families can easily access programs and benefits for which they qualify. They offer a range of services including information, referral, planning assistance, options counseling, application assistance and follow up.
  • Clark County Ombudsman – An impartial and independent fact finder in reviewing and resolving complaints related to the Family Services and Social Service departments.
  • Nevada Senior Guide – A resource directory about homes, health, services, and leisure for seniors and those who support them.
  • Southern Nevada Senior Law Program – Provides free legal assistance to senior residents.


Oregon Resources

  • Oregon Long -Term Care Ombudsman – An independent state agency that serves long-term care facility residents through complaint investigation, resolution and advocacy for improvement of resident care.
  • Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) – An official state commission made up of volunteers appointed by the Governor and two legislators. They are dedicated to enhancing and protecting the quality of life for all older Oregonians by ensuring that seniors have access to services that provide choice, independence, and dignity.
  • Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) – Provides local information and services for seniors and people with disabilities.


Washington Resources

  • Washington State Long-Term Ombudsman – Advocates for residents of nursing homes, adult family homes and assisted living facilities.
  • Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens – Offers resource information and referrals for older adults, their family members, and others who care for them in King county.
  • Senior Services – A comprehensive non-profit agency serving older adults and their loved ones. They offer a wide range of services, references, and a network of community connections.
  • Washington LawHelp – A guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors. They provide legal education materials and tools that give you basic information on a number of legal problems.