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Caregiving: National Resources

Find national caregiving resources.

  • AARP
    Toll-Free Nationwide: (888) OUR-AARP
    Toll-Free TTY: (877) 434-7598
    7 a.m. – 11 p.m. ET, weekdays
  • Administration on Aging (AoA)
    Public Inquiries: (202) 619-0724 
  • Aging Life Care Association (ALCA)
    The experts in aging well. Aging Life Care™, also known as geriatric care management, is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers.
  • Alzheimer's Association
    24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900
  • American Cancer Society (ACS)
    National Cancer Information Center: (800) 227-2345
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
    Center for Information and Community Support: (800) DIABETES
    8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. EDT, weekdays
  • American Heart Association (AHA)
    Customer Service
    (800) 242-8721
    (888) 474-VIVE
  • American Parkinson Disease Association Inc. (APDA)
    Local Information & Referral Center: (800) 223-2732
  • Arthritis Foundation
    General Inquiries: (800) 283-7800
  • Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
    (703) 894-1805 
  • Caregiver Action Network
    Caregiver Help Desk: (855) 227-3640
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
    A federal government Website managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    Contact Information for People with Medicare:
    Medicare Service Center: (800) MEDICARE
    Medicare Service Center TTY: (877) 486-2048
    For specific questions about your claims, medical records or expenses:
    Call (800) MEDICARE
  • Elder Abuse
    Learn about Elder Abuse
  • Eldercare Locator
    A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
    Information Specialist: (800) 677-1116
    9 a.m. – 8 p.m. ET, weekdays
    The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare
    For specific questions about your claims, medical records or expenses, visit, or call
    (800) MEDICARE.
  • National Care Planning Council (NCPC)
    A comprehensive resource for Eldercare (Senior Care) and Long Term Care Planning anywhere.
    Phone: (801) 298-8676
    Toll Free: (800) 989-8137
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST
  • National Institute on Aging
    What is a Geriatric Care Manager?  What Do Geriatric Care Managers Do?
  • Share The Care (STC)

    To improve the “quality of life” for anyone who needs support and to reduce the stress, depression, isolation and economic hardship of their caregivers.

  • Social Security
    The Official Website of the U.S. Social Security Administration
    Telephone: (800) 772-1213
    Automated Services 24 hours a day
    Speak to a Social Security representative: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., weekdays
    TTY: (800) 325-0778
    7 a.m. – 7 p.m., weekdays
    Social Security Office Locator
    Get information and directions to the Social Security office that serves your area
    To locate an office that serves your area, enter your U.S. Postal Service five-digit ZIP code in the locator.
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs
    Access and manage your VA benefits and health care. Find out about Veterans programs and services. Get VA resources. Get help now if in crisis!

For more information, contact FSAP at (858) 534-5523.