Eldercare Locator

Eldercare Locator The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Have a question?

Speak with an Information Specialist, Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm ET. The Eldercare Locator is the first step to accessing home and community-based services for older adults and caregivers in any U.S. community. By dialing 800-677-1116, callers will be connected with a local agency that can provide information on transportation, meals, home care, caregiver support programs and other valu

Speak with an Information Specialist, Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm ET. The Eldercare Locator is the first step to accessing home and community-based services for older adults and caregivers in any U.S. community. By dialing 800-677-1116, callers will be connected with a local agency that can provide information on transportation, meals, home care, caregiver support programs and other valu

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Caring for an older family member or friend often requires teamwork. National Institute on Aging - NIH outlines helpful ...
05/07/2021
How to Share Caregiving Responsibilities with Family Members

Caring for an older family member or friend often requires teamwork. National Institute on Aging - NIH outlines helpful tips about sharing responsibilities and supporting each other in caregiving: http://bit.ly/2Pax1NI.

For additional resources and information for caregivers, visit our Caregiver Corner: https://bit.ly/3e5pg5q.

Caring for a parent or another older relative or friend often requires teamwork. Learn how to work effectively to ensure good care and support caregiver health.

Getting vaccinated is an important step to help protect older adults and caregivers from getting COVID-19. If you or a l...
05/06/2021

Getting vaccinated is an important step to help protect older adults and caregivers from getting COVID-19. If you or a loved one need help scheduling and accessing a vaccine appointment, we can connect you to local resources. Give us a call today (800-677-1116) from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET for assistance.

Getting vaccinated is an important step to help protect older adults and caregivers from getting COVID-19. If you or a loved one need help scheduling and accessing a vaccine appointment, we can connect you to local resources. Give us a call today (800-677-1116) from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET for assistance.

Every May, we celebrate Older Americans Month! The Eldercare Locator is dedicated to connecting older adults and their c...
05/05/2021

Every May, we celebrate Older Americans Month! The Eldercare Locator is dedicated to connecting older adults and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Visit eldercare.acl.gov to learn how we can help you age-well in your community.

Every May, we celebrate Older Americans Month! The Eldercare Locator is dedicated to connecting older adults and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Visit eldercare.acl.gov to learn how we can help you age-well in your community.

Financial, health care and long-term care issues affect families, not just older adults. Take a look at resources we’ve ...
05/04/2021

Financial, health care and long-term care issues affect families, not just older adults. Take a look at resources we’ve compiled to help families “face the facts” about important topics to discuss with aging parents. Find out more: ow.ly/1MjU50AsenH.

Financial, health care and long-term care issues affect families, not just older adults. Take a look at resources we’ve compiled to help families “face the facts” about important topics to discuss with aging parents. Find out more: ow.ly/1MjU50AsenH.

It’s Older Americans Month! Did you know that the Eldercare Locator’s website contains a wealth of information, includin...
05/03/2021

It’s Older Americans Month! Did you know that the Eldercare Locator’s website contains a wealth of information, including a searchable database that helps older adults and caregivers find a range of resources right in their communities? Check it out at eldercare.acl.gov.

It’s Older Americans Month! Did you know that the Eldercare Locator’s website contains a wealth of information, including a searchable database that helps older adults and caregivers find a range of resources right in their communities? Check it out at eldercare.acl.gov.

Protecting the rights of older adults and preventing their exploitation, abuse and neglect is critical. In our Critical ...
05/01/2021

Protecting the rights of older adults and preventing their exploitation, abuse and neglect is critical. In our Critical Conversations Series, we provide information on how to spot elder abuse and ways to combat this growing issue. Learn more: http://ow.ly/KOCN50A2htH.

Protecting the rights of older adults and preventing their exploitation, abuse and neglect is critical. In our Critical Conversations Series, we provide information on how to spot elder abuse and ways to combat this growing issue. Learn more: http://ow.ly/KOCN50A2htH.

Do you or a loved one need health insurance for 2021? HealthCare.gov is available from now through May 15. Find the plan...
04/30/2021

Do you or a loved one need health insurance for 2021? HealthCare.gov is available from now through May 15. Find the plan that’s right for you. Enroll today: https://bit.ly/2S2L0q1.

Do you or a loved one need health insurance for 2021? HealthCare.gov is available from now through May 15. Find the plan that’s right for you. Enroll today: https://bit.ly/2S2L0q1.

Would you like to find ways to stay connected while you stay at home? One call or click to the Eldercare Locator connect...
04/29/2021

Would you like to find ways to stay connected while you stay at home? One call or click to the Eldercare Locator connects older adults and their caregivers to local resources. Call us from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday or go online anytime to start a chat. http://ow.ly/NXE150Evz8v

Would you like to find ways to stay connected while you stay at home? One call or click to the Eldercare Locator connects older adults and their caregivers to local resources. Call us from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday or go online anytime to start a chat. http://ow.ly/NXE150Evz8v

Do you have questions about scheduling and accessing the COVID-19 vaccine in your community? Take a look at our monthly ...
04/28/2021

Do you have questions about scheduling and accessing the COVID-19 vaccine in your community? Take a look at our monthly feature to learn how the CDC and your local Area Agency on Aging can help. https://bit.ly/3sNjV6x

Do you have questions about scheduling and accessing the COVID-19 vaccine in your community? Take a look at our monthly feature to learn how the CDC and your local Area Agency on Aging can help. https://bit.ly/3sNjV6x

Are you caring for a loved one who doesn’t live nearby? Check out Caring Across the Miles, a brochure highlighting issue...
04/26/2021

Are you caring for a loved one who doesn’t live nearby? Check out Caring Across the Miles, a brochure highlighting issues facing long-distance caregivers. Learn about resources for long-distance caregivers and how to plan for long-distance caregiving in our free downloadable brochure: https://bit.ly/32hVdAv.

Are you caring for a loved one who doesn’t live nearby? Check out Caring Across the Miles, a brochure highlighting issues facing long-distance caregivers. Learn about resources for long-distance caregivers and how to plan for long-distance caregiving in our free downloadable brochure: https://bit.ly/32hVdAv.

Aging at home brings with it many benefits—both to older adults and the communities in which they live. This brochure hi...
04/23/2021

Aging at home brings with it many benefits—both to older adults and the communities in which they live. This brochure highlights the importance of home modifications in helping older adults continue to live safely in their homes as their mobility, sensory and cognitive needs change. http://ow.ly/5F4T50CfS7H

Aging at home brings with it many benefits—both to older adults and the communities in which they live. This brochure highlights the importance of home modifications in helping older adults continue to live safely in their homes as their mobility, sensory and cognitive needs change. http://ow.ly/5F4T50CfS7H

Many services are available to encourage social engagement among older adults. To find resources in your community, ente...
04/22/2021

Many services are available to encourage social engagement among older adults. To find resources in your community, enter your ZIP code or city and state in the search bar on our website (eldercare.acl.gov) or call us at 1-800-677-1116. Our Information Specialists are here to help!

Many services are available to encourage social engagement among older adults. To find resources in your community, enter your ZIP code or city and state in the search bar on our website (eldercare.acl.gov) or call us at 1-800-677-1116. Our Information Specialists are here to help!

Proper medication management is critical for monitoring and maintaining the health and well-being of many older adults. ...
04/21/2021

Proper medication management is critical for monitoring and maintaining the health and well-being of many older adults. Check out our “Older Adults and Medication Safety” fact sheet for tips on how to safely store, use and track your medication. http://bit.ly/2G8TQIK

Proper medication management is critical for monitoring and maintaining the health and well-being of many older adults. Check out our “Older Adults and Medication Safety” fact sheet for tips on how to safely store, use and track your medication. http://bit.ly/2G8TQIK

Beware of COVID-19 vaccine scams. If someone tells you that you need to pay to get the vaccine, they’re probably a scamm...
04/20/2021

Beware of COVID-19 vaccine scams. If someone tells you that you need to pay to get the vaccine, they’re probably a scammer. Get the facts from Medicare: https://go.cms.gov/2NLw1yA.

Beware of COVID-19 vaccine scams. If someone tells you that you need to pay to get the vaccine, they’re probably a scammer. Get the facts from Medicare: https://go.cms.gov/2NLw1yA.

Taking a few simple precautions can help older adults ensure their homes are safe while reducing their risk of falls. Th...
04/19/2021

Taking a few simple precautions can help older adults ensure their homes are safe while reducing their risk of falls. This brochure describes safety checks older adults can do in and around the house to reduce their risk of falling and help enhance their independent living. https://bit.ly/3fT6hfB

Taking a few simple precautions can help older adults ensure their homes are safe while reducing their risk of falls. This brochure describes safety checks older adults can do in and around the house to reduce their risk of falling and help enhance their independent living. https://bit.ly/3fT6hfB

If you are a caregiver for a family member or friend and you are unable to be with someone whose money you help manage, ...
04/17/2021
Tips for financial caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

If you are a caregiver for a family member or friend and you are unable to be with someone whose money you help manage, due to COVID-19 prevention tactics like social distancing, here are tips from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that can help. https://bit.ly/3t89KKY

Our resources for financial caregivers can help people caring for those who cannot manage their money or property themselves during the coronavirus pandemic.

Are you a caregiver? Check out our website for resources, tips and helpful links, including the Caregiver Corner. Need a...
04/16/2021

Are you a caregiver? Check out our website for resources, tips and helpful links, including the Caregiver Corner. Need additional help? Give us a call at 1-800-677-1116 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday for referrals to local information. https://bit.ly/3dHu5jO

Are you a caregiver? Check out our website for resources, tips and helpful links, including the Caregiver Corner. Need additional help? Give us a call at 1-800-677-1116 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday for referrals to local information. https://bit.ly/3dHu5jO

Did you know that the CDC offers two key tools to help find a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? You can find information on ...
04/15/2021

Did you know that the CDC offers two key tools to help find a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? You can find information on cdc.gov or enter your zip code into the Vaccine Finder (vaccinefinder.org). If you need further assistance, we’ve got your covered. https://bit.ly/31VP2Cd

Did you know that the CDC offers two key tools to help find a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? You can find information on cdc.gov or enter your zip code into the Vaccine Finder (vaccinefinder.org). If you need further assistance, we’ve got your covered. https://bit.ly/31VP2Cd

If you have questions about local support resources in your community, we’re here to answer the call! Contact the Elderc...
04/14/2021

If you have questions about local support resources in your community, we’re here to answer the call! Contact the Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET, Monday–Friday or start an online chat today at http://eldercare.acl.gov.

If you have questions about local support resources in your community, we’re here to answer the call! Contact the Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET, Monday–Friday or start an online chat today at http://eldercare.acl.gov.

April is National Minority Health Month! Learn what older adults and caregivers can do to get active and stay healthy wi...
04/13/2021

April is National Minority Health Month! Learn what older adults and caregivers can do to get active and stay healthy with these helpful tips and resources. https://bit.ly/39VfG2d #NMHM2021

April is National Minority Health Month! Learn what older adults and caregivers can do to get active and stay healthy with these helpful tips and resources. https://bit.ly/39VfG2d #NMHM2021

If you or a loved one need help scheduling or accessing a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, the Eldercare Locator can help c...
04/12/2021

If you or a loved one need help scheduling or accessing a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, the Eldercare Locator can help connect you to local resources and the latest vaccine updates. http://ow.ly/2Ysj50EeQoM

If you or a loved one need help scheduling or accessing a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, the Eldercare Locator can help connect you to local resources and the latest vaccine updates. http://ow.ly/2Ysj50EeQoM

Are you a caregiver who needs resources and extra support? Our website contains a host of publications, tools and guidan...
04/10/2021

Are you a caregiver who needs resources and extra support? Our website contains a host of publications, tools and guidance that can help caregivers support their loved ones at home or at a distance. Check them out on our website: eldercare.acl.gov.

Are you a caregiver who needs resources and extra support? Our website contains a host of publications, tools and guidance that can help caregivers support their loved ones at home or at a distance. Check them out on our website: eldercare.acl.gov.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released Your Money, Your Goals, a new set of tools that can help yo...
04/09/2021
Your Money, Your Goals toolkit | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released Your Money, Your Goals, a new set of tools that can help you manage your finances during the COVID-19 pandemic. Available in English, Spanish and Chinese, the tools can be printed and filled out on paper or downloaded and filled out on the computer. http://ow.ly/xdRv50EeR7w

The toolkit has information that helps you have money conversation with the people you serve. Use the tools to help achieve goals and work through challenges.

Getting vaccinated is an important step to help protect older adults and caregivers from COVID-19. The Eldercare Locator...
04/08/2021

Getting vaccinated is an important step to help protect older adults and caregivers from COVID-19. The Eldercare Locator can connect you to resources to help make a vaccine appointment and access transportation to get there. http://ow.ly/2Ysj50EeQoM

Getting vaccinated is an important step to help protect older adults and caregivers from COVID-19. The Eldercare Locator can connect you to resources to help make a vaccine appointment and access transportation to get there. http://ow.ly/2Ysj50EeQoM

Our website contains a wealth of information including an easy-to-use searchable database that helps older adults and ca...
04/07/2021

Our website contains a wealth of information including an easy-to-use searchable database that helps older adults and caregivers to find a range of aging resources at the state and community levels. Visit eldercare.acl.gov to start your search today!

Our website contains a wealth of information including an easy-to-use searchable database that helps older adults and caregivers to find a range of aging resources at the state and community levels. Visit eldercare.acl.gov to start your search today!

It’s National Minority Health Month! Protect yourself and your loved ones by getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Build your va...
04/06/2021
National Minority Health Month

It’s National Minority Health Month! Protect yourself and your loved ones by getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Build your vaccine confidence and get vaccine ready by visiting http://ow.ly/LF8R50EeQGH.

During National Minority Health Month, #NIMHD and #NIH emphasize efforts to get #VaccineReady. #NMHM2021

You know you can call the Eldercare Locator (1-800-677-1116), but did you know you can chat with us online, too? Click “...
04/05/2021

You know you can call the Eldercare Locator (1-800-677-1116), but did you know you can chat with us online, too? Click “Start an Online Chat” in the left-hand box on our homepage and start getting answers today! http://ow.ly/Nh9E50E8Lc7

You know you can call the Eldercare Locator (1-800-677-1116), but did you know you can chat with us online, too? Click “Start an Online Chat” in the left-hand box on our homepage and start getting answers today! http://ow.ly/Nh9E50E8Lc7

Organizations can order Eldercare Locator publications on a range of issues—long-distance caregiving, brain health, fina...
04/03/2021

Organizations can order Eldercare Locator publications on a range of issues—long-distance caregiving, brain health, financial abuse and more—for use in their communities. Order these helpful publications for your community today! http://ow.ly/YuYZ50Ecrgn

Organizations can order Eldercare Locator publications on a range of issues—long-distance caregiving, brain health, financial abuse and more—for use in their communities. Order these helpful publications for your community today! http://ow.ly/YuYZ50Ecrgn

Talking with an older driver about their habits on the road can seem daunting. If you need to start a conversation about...
04/02/2021

Talking with an older driver about their habits on the road can seem daunting. If you need to start a conversation about driving safety, it is important to be respectful. We created a guide to help ease the stress when tackling this critical issue: http://ow.ly/NDZ350E8KZO.

Talking with an older driver about their habits on the road can seem daunting. If you need to start a conversation about driving safety, it is important to be respectful. We created a guide to help ease the stress when tackling this critical issue: http://ow.ly/NDZ350E8KZO.

What are support services? Do you know how to access them? We have the answers and can connect you to in-home and commun...
04/01/2021

What are support services? Do you know how to access them? We have the answers and can connect you to in-home and community services including help with household chores, personal care, home health services and home repairs. http://ow.ly/xIVu50E8KSA

What are support services? Do you know how to access them? We have the answers and can connect you to in-home and community services including help with household chores, personal care, home health services and home repairs. http://ow.ly/xIVu50E8KSA

Sometimes older adults and caregivers need help finding information on health insurance and benefits. That’s why we have...
03/31/2021

Sometimes older adults and caregivers need help finding information on health insurance and benefits. That’s why we have compiled a list of free resources and publications for you to use: http://ow.ly/1I9Z50E8KE9.

Sometimes older adults and caregivers need help finding information on health insurance and benefits. That’s why we have compiled a list of free resources and publications for you to use: http://ow.ly/1I9Z50E8KE9.

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