Additional Resources

Social Security benefits sign up.

To get help with expenses for: medications, food, utilities, legal, health care, housing, in home services, taxes, transportation, employment and training.

Department of Human Services
Food, Cash, Medical, Emergency,Housing and Employment and Training


MEDICAL
Medicare Home Page
Eligibility & Enrollment

Health Care Association of Michigan
Professional Association of Nursing & Rehabilation

Mayo Clinic Senior Health Center
Disease and Drug Lookup

Office of Minority Resources
Department Of Health and Human Services

The Medicine Program
Health, Dental, Prescriptions

Michigan Drug Prices - Discount Drug Program
Compare/Assistance programs

Michigan's Health Care Quality Improvement Organization
Federally designated improvement organization for Medicare

Kaiser Family Foundation
State health facts

Oakland County Health Dept. Seniors
Seniors/Caregivers Resources

Free Clinics of Michigan
Free Health Care clinics

The Mesothelioma Group
Understanding Cancer


HOUSING
Senior Housing Net
Provides information of Adult Housing Types

Department of Housing & Urban Development
Find Subsidized Housing

Senior Living Map
A Map of Senior Living

Senior Homes
A free directory of Senior Living communities in the United States. The directory has a rich listing of Senior Living communities grouped by State, region and type (independent living, assisted living, care homes, Alzheimer’s care, and nursing homes).


DISABLED ADULTS/ ELDER CARE SERVICES
Family Caregiver Alliance
Great Resources for resources, long distance caregiver resource handbook

Caregiver Technology Solutions
47 Technologies that can assist Caregivers of Older Adults

Center for Elder Rights Advocacy
AARP Legal Hotlines

Alzheimer's Association
Support Groups, Educational Material

Michigan Disability Resource Directory
Resource devoted especially to the interests, concerns, and needs of Michiganians with disabilities.

SAVE Elder Abuse Task Force
Organization established to increase awareness about elder abuse.

Assist Guide Information Services - AGIS
Elder Care resource

Elder Law of Michigan
Free legal hotline for Seniors

Michigan Home Care Guide
A site dedicated to helping seniors, adults with disabilities and family cargivers find quality in-home care and make decisions about their care.
 

Senior Advisor
At SeniorAdvisor.com, the mission is to equip families like yours with the best information available so you can make confident choices about senior care and services.

The Quality of Life Center
Adult Day Care Services

Todays Caregiver
For about and by caregivers


MULTI RESOURCE SITES
AARP
Advocacy for Retired Persons

Michigan access to services for seniors
govermental website, senior resource

Michigan League for Public Policy
Statewide Advocacy for low income citizens

Salvation Army
An international organization set up to provide assistance to persons in need.

Citizens for Better Care
Non profit legal oversight for senior care

Area Agency on Aging 1-B
Information, referal assistance- Home & Commercial based resources

Catholic Social Services of Oakland County
Day Centers, Counseling, and Resources

Seasoned Times
A website created specifically for seniors. It is positive, colorful and filled with valuable information for people in their "seasoned" years.


MISC.
Assistive Technology, travel, discussion, Computer education, travel, etc...
Assistive Technology Xchange
 A website where people can buy, sell or give away assistive technology (ex. wheelchair, stair lift, braille reader, or reacher).

Wired Seniors

Website for seniors- travel, discussion, bulletin board

Senior Net

provider of computer education for Seniors and underserved

Reviews.com for Medical Alert
This website displays results from thousands of hours of research and analysis on products and services for dozens of goods and services.  The primary goal is to help people make the best and most efficient purchasing decision for their needs.

Rides in Site 
Rides In Sight
 provides comprehensive, up-to-date information about senior transportation options anywhere in the United States.