Resources for Seniors Article


National Resources for Seniors

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) (888) 687-2277

Administration on Aging (202) 619-0724

Alzheimer’s Association (800) 272-3900

American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging (800)285-2221

Center for Disease Control (800) 311-3435
Immunization (800) 232-4636
Traveler's Health (877) 394-8747

The Center for Social Gerontology (734) 665-1126

Center for Medicare Advocacy (860) 456-7790

Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (703) 533-8121

Consumers Union (202) 462-6262

Credit Bureaus (ordering credit reports):
Equifax (800) 685-1111
Experian (888) 397-3742
Transunion (877) 322-8228

National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233

Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  (800)669-4000  

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (877) 275-3342

Federal Trade Commission (877) 382-4357
FTC identity theft hotline (877) 438-4338

US Government Seniors Portal (800) 333-4636

Internal Revenue Service (800) 829-1040 

National Mental Health Information (800) 456-2647

Advocates for the Seriously Mentally Ill (800) 421-2124

National Center on Elder Abuse (202) 898-2586

National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (202) 332-2275

National Elder Care Locator Service (800) 677-1116

National Fraud Information Center (800) 876-7060

National Senior Citizens Law Center (202) 289-6976

Social Security Administration (800) 772-1213

U.S. Administration on Aging

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (800) 569-4287

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (800) 827-1000

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (800) 669-4000

Veterans' Legal Benefits (202) 265-8305


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