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Administration on Aging - www.aoa.gov 
The AOA is the principal agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA). The website offers a wide variety of helpful resources on Brain Health, Older Adults, People with Disabilities, Caregivers and Families, Emergency Preparedness and more. FYI: 22.401.4643

Alzheimer's Association - www.alz.org

American Association of Retired Persons - www.aarp.org

American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org  
The American Cancer Society has worked relentlessly for over 100 years to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Their website offers a vast knowledge base About Cancer, tips for Staying Healthy, Finding Support and Treatment, Research and more. FYI: 800.227.2345

American Diabetes Association - www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association - www.heart.org 
The American Heart Association is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. FYI: 800.242.8721

American Stroke Association - www.strokeassociation.org
The American Stroke Association is dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke. The association funds scientific research, helps people better understand and avoid stroke, and guides healthcare professionals and provides information to enhance the quality of life for stroke survivors. FYI: 888.478.7653

Arthritis Foundation - www.arthritis.org 
The Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. FYI: 404.872.7100

BrightFocus Foundation - www.brightfocus.org  
BrightFocus supports research to end Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Their website offers a Disease Toolkit, Expert Advice and more. FYI: 800.437.2423

Caregiver Action Network - www.caregiveraction.org
The Caregiver Action Network serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers. The CAN website offers a wide range of helpful resources, Tips, a Family Caregiver Toolbox, and more. FYI: 202.454.3970

Eldercare Locator - www.eldercare.gov
Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, connecting you to services for older adults and their families. FYI: 800.677.1116

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence - www.stopfalls.org 
The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence website helps identify the best practices in fall prevention like Exercise Literature, Fallproof At Home DVDs, and other resources. The organization additionally helps communities offer fall prevention programs to older people who are at risk of falling.

Family Caregiver Alliance - www.caregiver.org
Family Caregiver Alliance is first and foremost a public voice for caregivers. They were the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home. The website offers access to Caregiver Education, Policy and Advocacy, a Caregiver Connection, and more. FYI: 800.445.8106

Medicare - www.medicare.gov  Medicare Forms, Help & Resources link
The official U.S. Government Site for Medicare. FYI: 877.486.2048

Medicaid - www.medicaid.gov
The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is one of the six Centers within Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). FYI: 877.267.2323

National Council on Aging - www.ncoa.org 
The National Council on Aging is a respected national leader helping people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. The organization partners with nonprofit groups, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy. FYI: 571.527.3900

National Institute on Aging - www.nia.nih.gov 
The National Institute on Aging is a nationally recognized research institute dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people. The website offers a wealth of Health and Aging research and more. FYI: 800.222.2225

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network  - www.rhermatoidarthritis.org 
The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network RASN is dedicated to providing up-to-date information and resources for rheumatoid arthritis patients. RASN's team of healthcare writers and professionals are committed to helping people with rheumatoid arthritis live full, happy lives despite their diagnosis. FYI: 877.284.0235