External websites that offer useful information for older adults seeking information about growing older.
LeadingAge (nonprofit providers aging services).
Aging Holistically is a resource for current and prospective residents in Life Plan Communities. The main attraction on the website is “the Find Communities” tab that provides mapping of over 1600 life plan communities in the U.S. Clicking on a pin that represents a community opens its website, making it easy for prospective residents to shop and compare candidate communities. Fred Herb. a NaCCRA member, set up the website.
Conscious Elders Network ( vital elders, dedicated to growing in consciousness while actively addressing the demanding challenges facing our country)
NextAvenue (public media’s first and only national journalism service for America’s booming older population.)
MyLifeSite offers research contractual and financial information about CCRCs. There is a fee to get specific information. There are free resources and helpful blog articles.
Medicare Information (official government site for Medicare))
Center for Medicare Advocacy is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan law organization that provides education, advocacy and legal assistance to help older people and people with disabilities obtain access to Medicare and quality health care.
Medicad (official government site for Medicaid)
Seniors and the CCRC Model (presentation by WaCCRA to Washington State Legislative Committee on Aging and Disability)
Elder Law Blog (interesting post on topics about elders and some CCRC law)