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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.

Administration on Aging
Administration on Aging
This website contains information on the Administration's programs which are designed to promote the well-being of older individuals (those over 60) by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities. This site also highlights top stories in the news. Content is both informative and up-to-date.

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.