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Aging / Senior Citizens Helpline

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National Council on Aging

Provides information to the aged, families and professionals.

Voice: 1-800-424-9046


Verified: 1/25/2013

Tubman ElderCare Rights Center

Promotes the principles of justice and dignity in the long-term care system through education, advocacy and action.

Voice: 1-800-893-4055


Verified: 1/25/2013

National Institute on Aging

Provides publications on topics of interest to older adults, doctors, nurses, social activities directors, health educators and the public. Sponsored by federal government.

Voice: 1-800-222-2225

TDD: 1-800-222-4225

Website: http:/

Verified: 1/25/2013

Eldercare Locator

Provides information for families and friends of the elderly (ages 60+). Referrals to area agencies on aging for information on insurance, medicaid, taxes and respite care. Information for disabled also provided on these subjects.

Voice: 1-800-677-1116


Verified: 1/25/2013

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