National Business-2-Business (B2B) Resources

National: Resources for Older Adults

2-1-1 Get Answers, Get Connected
2-1-1 (Dial Phone #211) is an easy to remember telephone number that where available connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. The implementation of 211 is being spearheaded by United Way and other referral agencies in states and local communities. United Way of America (UWA) and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) strongly support Federal funding so that every American has access to this essential service.
Website: www.211.org
Alliance for Retired Americans®
Seniors need a powerful voice to speak out and stand up for them. The Alliance for Retired Americans is that voice.
Website: www.retiredamericans.org
Details: Protect Health and Economic Security of Older Americans
American Association of Retired People - AARP
Tel: 800-424-3410
AARP is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization for people 50 and older. Their website provides a variety of information and resources for seniors on health and a wide variety of other topics.
Website: www.AARP.org
Area Agencies on Aging - AoA
Administration on Aging is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. AoA awards Older Americans Act funds for supportive home and community-based services to the State Units on Aging, located in every state and U.S. territory.
Website: www.aoa.acl.gov
Details: Focal Point & Advocate Agency
BenefitsCheckUp®
The National Council of Aging created this website to help older adults to quickly identify programs that may improve the quality of their lives. You take 10 or 15 minutes to enter information about your financial situation into an online questionnaire. BenefitsCheckUp is completely confidential.
Website: www.benefitscheckup.org
Details: Find Benefit Programs
Direct Deposit for Social Security or SSI Payment
Tel: 800-333-1795
Direct deposit is the best way to get your Social Security or SSI payment. It is safer and easier than a check, because your money goes straight to your account on your payment day. Now, signing up is easier than ever. Call Go Direct at 800-333-1795 or visit our website today!
Website: www.GoDirect.org
Details: A Safer, Easier Way to Get Your Benefits US
Hud.gov Website
Hud.gov website offers information on staying in your home, locating public assistance housing, protecting yourself against fraud and much more.
Website: www.hud.gov
Meals on Wheels Association of America
The Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) is the oldest and largest organization in the United States representing those who provide meal services to people in need.
Website: www.mowaa.org
Details: Find a Meal, Take Action, Donate, Volunteer
Meridian HSN Lifeline
Medical Alert Solutions & More US
Tel: 800-533-8954
Philips Lifeline medical alert systems aren't just about falling. Having trouble breathing and need an ambulance? Locked out of the house and need someone with a key? Philips Lifeline can help connect you to the assistance you need. Our AutoAlert fall detection can automatically call for help if it detects a fall, even if you're disoriented or unconscious and can't push the button yourself! Call 1-800-533-8954 today and ask for extension 54336.
Website: www.srg123.com
Rebuilding Together
This national volunteer organization preserves and revitalizes low-income houses and communities. As a nonprofit, nonsectarian organization supported by voluntary contributions of time and money, every dollar is wisely spent and is an investment in a better America.
Website: www.RebuildingTogether.org
Retirement Connection
Find national services and resources for seniors through the Retirement Connection website and note the local Internet directories and books available for Portland and Salem, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington.
Website: www.RetirementConnection.com
Seniors Resource Guide
Whether you are the 50+ older adult, senior, family member, caregiver or professional that serves older adults, our online directories are about locating senior resources and services in select cities and our national directory is for learning about the variety and types of companies offering services and resources to all ages of older adults.
Website: www.SeniorsResourceGuide.com
Social Security Administration - SSA
Tel: 800-772-1213
This government website is administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration. Called Social Security Online, the website offers benefits planning, social security statements, online application to retire and much more. The website is also a convenient place to replace a lost social security or medicare card.
Website: www.ssa.gov
U. S. Department of Labor - Pension and Welfare Benefits Admin
U. S. Department of Labor - Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration - PWBA protects the integrity of private pension, health, and other employee benefit plans. They provide information on pensions, health care benefits, 401(k) and cash balance plans, retirement planning, and retiree health benefits.
Website: www.dol.gov/ebsa
U.S. Administration on Aging - Eldercare Locator
Tel: 800-677-1116
The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their caregivers find local services & housing options for seniors. If you want more specific references call us at 1-800-677-1116, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time.
Website: www.eldercare.gov