Important Links

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Click on the Following Links for Further Information
on Senior Issues and Caregiving

AARP: AARP is the leading advocacy organization for seniors. The website has a variety of helpful materials.

Action for Older Persons: Assists adults in enhancing their lives by promoting financial security, physical and emotional well-being, and self-sufficiency.

Alzheimer's Association: A voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support, and research.

Broome County Council of Churches Faith in Action Volunteers: A network of religious congregations who work with the frail elderly, chronically ill, and the disabled, to help maintain their independence, dignity, and quality of life.

Elder Services Guide: A comprehensive directory of programs and services available to older adults in the Southern Tier.

Experience Works: Helps low-income seniors obtain training to find jobs in their communities.

Family & Children's Society:  Provides elder counseling, home care aide service, family homes for the elderly and in-home mental health management  

Family Caregiver Alliance: The website of the National Center on Caregiving, an advocacy, research and education organization.

First Ward Action Council: A not-for-profit provider of housing and home repairs.

Lourdes Hospital: A regional health care center.

Medicare: The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare

Metro-Interfaith: A not-for-profit housing agency that owns and/or manages housing and housing related services in the Binghamton and surrounding area.

National Council for Aging Care: The federal agency tasked with implementing Older Americans Act programs 

National Institute of Health SeniorHealth.gov: NIHSeniorHealth makes aging-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy to understand, online health information.

New York State Office for Aging: Provides information on elder services and policy in New York State.

SAGE: Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders

SEPP Management Company, Inc: A private not-for-profit housing agency providing senior housing in Broome County

Social Security Online: The official website of the US Social Security Administration.

United Health Services (UHS): A regional health care center.

USDA Funding Opportunities:  Information on rural development in New York State

Web MD: Timely health, medical news, and information.