The federal government website managed and paid for by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The official source of information on Medicare.
The official Social Security website
Medicare Interactive (MI) is a free and independent online reference tool thoughtfully designed to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance.
The State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) provide local, in-depth, and objective insurance counseling and assistance to Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers. Too few people know this organization exists.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy (the Center) is a national, non-profit, law organization that works to advance access to comprehensive Medicare coverage, health equity, and quality health care for older people and people with disabilities.
Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education.
Founded in 1950, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is the nation’s longest-serving national organization focused on aging. NCOA is an expert in providing digital tools to help older adults maximize their budgets.
As the leading organization representing hospice and palliative care providers, The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization works to expand access to a proven person-centered model for healthcare—one that provides patients and their loved ones with comfort, peace, and dignity during life’s most intimate and vulnerable experiences.
The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources.
The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.