The following, is a list of resources regarding senior care, local assistance, cost of care, and information on aging.

Governmental programs that provide medical and health-related services to specific groups of people in the United States. Both are managed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Detailed cost information for home care and other long term care options (by state).

Nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life for people age 50 and over.

Cognitive health is a person’s ability to think, learn and remember. The most common cognitive health issue facing the elderly is the loss of those cognitive functions, or dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, dementia is the decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease.

Millions of families pay for some form of home care services every year in the U.S. and those numbers are expected to increase in the coming years. With the seemingly endless supply of healthcare information available, researching your care options can often prove confusing and daunting