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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  • My late husband suffered from Alzheimer's Disease when he borrowed money and signed documents that deeded his home to another person. That person refuses to return title of the home to my late husband's estate even though the loan was paid off in full. What are my rights?
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