National Center on Elder Abuse NCEA The National Center on Elder Abuse is a clearinghouse for resources to help you find the assistance, publications, data, information, and answers you need concerning elder abuse. The site includes basic information and fact sheets, as well as state numbers for reporting elder abuse, statistics, statutes, a newsletter, a listserv and much more. Excellent resource.
Eldercare Locator Eldercare Locator This site provides information for families and friends of the elderly (ages 60+). They offer referrals to area agencies on aging for information on insurance, medicaid, taxes and respite care and also provide information for disabled persons.
National Institute on Aging Information Center National Institute on Aging Information Center This site features a collection of publications, Alzheimer's Disease information, general health information for the aging population, and related research.
Nursing Home Comparison Medicare (USA Federal Government) The primary purpose of this web-based searchable database provided by the Medicare system (USA Federal Government) is to provide detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country (which is most of the larger ones). Important Information on Nursing Home Compare and other resources, including the Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home, and Nursing Home Checklist are also available to help you with your nursing home choice. Use these tools, along with the information you gather during your visits to the nursing homes you are interested in to make your best choice.
National Long Term Care Ombudsman Administration on Aging - ORC Office A USA Federal Government website devoted to supporting Nuring Home Ombudsmen. Ombudsmen advocate for residents' rights and quality care, educate consumers and providers, and help resolve residents' complaints. Ombudsman resources and advocacy articles are available, as well as opportunities to volunteer as an ombudsman.