Senior resources

Local Information

General Information
Seniors Plus: Area Agency on Aging
http://www.seniorsplus.org/aaoa/aaoa_senioract.html

Maine State Office of Elder Services
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/

Maine Portal to Senior Citizen Services
http://www.maine.gov/portal/family/seniors.html

Social Security Adminstration

www.socialsecurity.gov

Legal
Free Legal Help for Maine Seniors
http://www.mainelse.org/

Maine Office of Adult Protective Services
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/aps/index.shtml

Medical
Maine Healthcare Portal
http://www.maine.gov/portal/family/health_safety/seniors-health.html

Medicare Savings Program
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/medicare/needhelp.htm

Alzheimer’s Care Information in Maine
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/alzheim.htm

Central Maine Medical Center
http://www.cmmc.org/

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center
http://www.stmarysmaine.com/

Nursing Homes and Day Services
Care Choices in Maine - Home Care, Assisted Living and Nursing Facilities Care
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/health.htm

Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
http://www.caring.com/local/nursing-homes-in-androscoggin-county-maine

Adult Day Services in Maine
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/resource/adc.htm

Staying Active
Employment in Maine
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/resource/employ.htm

Auburn Senior Clubs
http://www.auburnmaine.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B51B5B9D1-211D-40B2-A74E-9B14017CC6F3%7D

Auburn Senior Excursions
http://www.auburnmaine.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={B3D44954-C1DE-47A8-AAC7-8791681677DE}

Aging Excellence: Seniors on the Go
http://www.seniorsonthego.com/

Lewiston/Auburn Events
http://www.laarts.org/arts-calendar/year.htm

Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar
http://www2.androscoggincounty.com/public/index.cfm?fuseaction=articles.list&articleinstanceid=277

Information Gateways

AARP
www.aarp.org

Administration on Aging
http://www.aoa.gov/

National Council on Aging
http://www.ncoa.org/

Senior Center
http://www.senior-center.com/

Suddenly Senior
http://www.suddenlysenior.com/links.shtml

Today’s Senior Network
http://todaysseniorsnetwork.com/

Health and Wellness

General

Health and Age
http://www.healthandage.com/

National Institute on Aging
http://www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation

NOAH: New York Online Access to Heath
http://www.noah-health.org/

Senior Living Map
http://www.seniorlivingmap.org/

Dental
Dental Health
http://www.netwellness.org/healthtopics/dentalseniors/default.cfm#General%20Information

Doctors
Doctor Rankings
http://www.healthgrades.com/

AMA Doctor Finder
https://extapps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/recaptcha.jsp

Drugs
Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs
http://www.consumerreports.org/health/best-buy-drugs/index.htm

FDA Medwatch
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/default.htm

Internet Drug Index
http://www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp

Long Term Care
Nursing Home Information

http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare

Consumer Reports Nursing Home Guide
http://www.consumerreports.org/health/doctors-hospitals/nursing-home-guide/0608_nursing-home-guide.htm

Long Term Care Links
http://www.longtermcarelink.net/

About Money

Consumer Sites

Consumer Guide Reviews
http://consumerguideauto.howstuffworks.com/consumer-guide.htm

Consumer World – over 2,000 useful consumer sites
http://www.consumerworld.org/

Credit
Free Credit Report
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/

Compare Credit Card Offers
http://www.creditcardassist.com/

Financial Assistance
Community Concepts
http://www.community-concepts.org/

Auburn Department of Health and Social Services
http://www.auburnmaine.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={0DB92F97-F8FA-4547-B31F-A81D434EF58E}

Medicare, Social Security, Pensions
Medicare Home Page
http://www.medicare.gov/

Center for Medicare Advocacy
http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/

Medicare Rights Center
http://www.medicarerights.org/

Social Security Online
http://www.ssa.gov/SSA_Home.html

National Association of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
http://www.nosscr.org/links2.html

Maine Public Employees Retirement System
http://www.mainepers.org/

Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation
http://www.pbgc.gov/index.html

Department of Veterans Affairs
http://www.va.gov/

Leisure

Foundation for Grandparenting
http://www.grandparenting.org/

Exercise: a Guide from NIA and NASA
http://weboflife.ksc.nasa.gov/exerciseandaging/cover.html

Elderhostel
http://www.roadscholar.org/

Senior Travel
http://seniortravel.about.com/od/?once=true&

Volunteer Match
http://www.volunteermatch.org/