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Senior Citizen Resources

A subject guide for people interested in accessing consumer and health information about the elderly.

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Recommended Print Sources


Law points for senior citizens (2005, 2nd ed.) : answers to law - related questions of special interest to senior citizens New Brunswick, NJ : New Jersey State Bar Foundation, c2005. Call # R 346.013 LAW


Brouhard, Rod Life's little emergencies : a handbook for active independent seniors and caregivers New York, NY : Demos Health, c2011. Call # 618.97 BR

Carlson, Eric M. The baby boomer's guide to nursing home care / National Senior Citizens Law Center, Eric M. Carlson and Katharine Bau Hsiao Lanham, MD : Taylor Trade Pub., c2006. Call # 362.16 CA

Colmer, Rebecca S. The senior's guide to dating (again) : traditional and online Chelsea, MI : Eklektika Press, c2005. Call # 646.77 CO

Colmer, Rebecca S. The senior's guide to end - of - life issues : advance directives, wills, funerals & cremations Chelsea, MI : EKLEKTIKA Press, c2006. Call # 362.6 CO

Lesko, Matthew American benefits for seniors Kensington, MD : Information USA, c2006. Call # 362.63 LE

Miller, Jim The savvy senior : the ultimate guide to health, family, and finances for senior citizens New York, NY : Hyperion, c2004. Call # 305.26 MI

Personal finance for seniors : what the IRS, banks, and insurance companies don't want you to know / edited by Frank W. Cawood and Associates, Inc. Peachtree City, GA : FC & A, c2005. Call # 332.024 PE

Sember, Brette McWhorter Seniors' rights : your guide to living life to the fullest Naperville, IL : Sphinx Pub., c2006. Call # 342.7308 SE

Weisman, Steve Boomer or bust : your financial guide to retirement, health care, medicare, and long - term care Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2007. Call # 332.024 WE

World Wide Web Resources

AARP - Enhancing quality of life for all as we age. Leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service. Visit AARP website for resources on aging and retirement; discounts on drugs, travel; insurance, financial services, and a wide range of unique benefits and products for members.

Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected

Assisted Living
The Health Care Association of New Jersey is dedicated to enhancing long term health care in New Jersey by providing leadership, advocacy, information and education to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential care facilities, long-term care, and rehabilitation facilities in and around New Jersey.

Elder Care
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, the Eldercare Locator is the first step to finding resources for older adults in any U.S. community. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers.

First Gov for Seniors
USA.gov for Seniors: View topics about and for senior citizens, including retirement, health, housing, taxes, and travel.

Law Center
The National Senior Citizens Law Center advocates before the courts, Congress and federal agencies to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly and disabled Americans.The National Senior Citizens Law Center advocates before the courts, Congress and federal agencies to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly and disabled Americans.

Medicare.gov is a consumer beneficiary Website that provides access to information about Medicare, Medicare health plans, contact information and publications, as well as information about health care fraud and abuse and nursing homes.

Medicare Rights Center
Your guide through the Medicare maze. An independent, non-profit source for information about your health care rights and benefits.

Merck Manual of Geriatrics
A comprehensive review of geriatric medicine and care of the elderly

National Center on Elder Abuse
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) is a gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

NIH Senior Health
This website for older adults was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health.

N.J. Dept. of Senior Services
Portal to assistance for seniors in New Jersey.

Social Security
Official home page of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Local Resources

Howard Stainton Senior Center
1735 Simpson Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 08226

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