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The following links provide a variety of web sites that deal with issues, 
programs and opportunities of our Older Adult population and other interested persons.

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AboutAssistedLiving.org guides are written by medical professionals with years of nursing experience, and our state-specific guides cover rules and regulations in easy to understand terms. Our information is provided for free and built to be accessible across devices and with screen reading software. 

National Aging in Place Council wants to be your primary informational resource so that you remain active and healthy throughout your retirement years. 

We have established a network of professionals from the private, public and non-profit sectors who can help you plan for your future housing and care needs.

Our web site provides additional ideas and information to help you accomplish whatever goals you may have. For more information visit their site or call 202-939-1770.

The American Recall Center provides drug and medical device recall information alongside practical healthcare information and support. 

 mission is to create the clearest picture of American health care and connect everyone with the best care possible. We’re making health care simple and intuitive using data, design, and a whole lot of empathy.

 is the premier informational resource on the Internet about annuities and structured settlements. Learn more about who we are, how we can help you – and how to obtain a free quote for your payments.

Assisted Living Directory
 strives to be the model of honesty and transparency in the assisted living and senior care industry by providing accurate and highly trustworthy facility information, caregiver support, and in-depth, original content, videos, and interviews.  For more information visit their site or call toll free at 866-797-3096

ClickOnAging.com is southeast Michigan's premier virtual resource for aging services education, information, news and support in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. 

Affordable Colleges Online creates in-depth resources that address topics, questions, and concerns related to higher education with an eye on affordability and accreditation. Resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets and other materials created and vetted by experts in their fields.

ConsumerDangers.com is dedicated to keeping the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm. Our website is continually updated with breaking news from Government agencies, Watchdog Groups, and concerned citizens about Recalls & Safety affecting consumers. Our team at consumerdangers.com strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about every day products that can potentially cause harm. If you would like to get in touch with our team we can be reached at info@consumerdangers.com 

strives to make information about recalls and safety-related news about drugs, medical devices, food, and consumer products accessible to everyone in a transparent, easily understandable way.

  takes great pride in offering much needed services for seniors across the United States. Elmcroft has 102 senior care communities, including 79 assisted living communities, 4 multilevel retirement communities, and 19 health and rehabilitation centers serving over 6,000 residents in 19 states. 

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
 state site provides info about programs including food, medical or cash assistance programs, licensed adult care facilities, and contact information for local Department of Human Service office locations.

Eldercare Locator
 is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services throughout the country. 

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
 is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. 

Health Care.gov
 ~ Take health care into your own hands, explore insurance coverage options and lean about how the Affordable Care Act impacts you.

 provides a simple, unbiased solution for comparing and enrolling in Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Prescription Drug Plans. 

LendingTree is the nation’s leading online loan marketplace with the industry’s largest network of lenders. Our service provides consumers a way to connect with multiple lenders for a number of financial borrowing needs. Is a Reverse mortgage right for you? For more information click the link above or give us a call at 1-800-813-4620. 

Maritime Injury Center covers detailed information regarding marine salvage, ranging from types of salvage operations to background on salvor’s themselves. Salvage can be dangerous work, and ship salvage accidents may lead to injuries for workers or even fatalities. Our site provides very comprehensive information on job hazards and safety.

Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com offers a monthly online support group where they discuss a variety of topics pertaining to either cancer patients or their caregivers. There is an on-staff doctor and nurse available to answer any medical-related questions. Their team of Patient Advocates work 1-on-1 with individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups. They also offer 24-hour live chat support. For more information, please call 877-358-4015.

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center offers information and support for those afflicted with mesothelioma, we can help you figure out what comes next. Our team of experts can help at every step.

 ~ has created a comprehensive database of asbestos jobsites in the United States and we are adding more all the time. For more information visit our site or call 844-401-4277

Mesothelioma Guide
 aims to provide easy to understand information to patients and their families about treatment options, mesothelioma specialists, and support groups.

TreatMesothelioma.org mission is to become the #1 outlet for mesothelioma victims and gain the reputation to one day obtain sponsors to help fund new clinical trials so that one day we could find a cure for this asbestos-related cancer.

TreatMesothelioma.org is a website designed to offer guidance to mesothelioma victims while inspiring a community of hope to launch a wild-fire of awareness and an urgency to capitalize on the future opportunity to find a cure. Mesothelioma Treatment Community. Together, we are stronger.

Medicare.gov   ~ The official U.S. government site for Medicare information.

Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program~MMAP
 is a free service that can help you make health benefit decisions. MMAP counselors have been trained in health benefits information counseling, and is supported by a statewide network of unpaid and paid skilled professionals. Call toll-free 1-800-803-7174

Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
 site provides resources for caregivers, seniors and professionals in the aging.

National Institute on Aging
 leads the federal government in conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people. 

The National Council on Aging (NCOA)
 is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization whose mission is to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged, and to act as a national voice for older adults and the community organizations that serve them. 

 is a website that displays results from thousands of hours of research and analysis on products and services across dozens of different verticals. Our team works hard to compile all of our research so that we can showcase it in way that is simple and easy to understand. Our primary goal is to help you make the best and most efficient purchasing decision for your needs. 

The Support Network (RASN) is dedicated to providing up-to-date information and resources for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Our goal is simple. We want RA patients to know their options and fully understand their diagnosis, and live full, happy lives despite their diagnosis. You can take steps, right now, to improve symptoms and your quality of life. For more information, please call 1-800-405-4043

The Salvation Army of Monroe County
 is in the business of giving hope to the hopeless. Through our case services, emergency assistance, food pantry, family manor, emergency disaster services, and so much more. For information, call 734-241-0440

 is the premier consumer ratings and reviews site for senior living communities nationwide. Providing easy access to the information families need when making a senior living decision, SeniorAdvisor.com features user-generated reviews from seniors and their loved ones regarding communities and caregivers across the country.  Additionally, the site includes the complete directory (more than 100,000 listings) of senior housing options for all 50 states. 

Michigan Senior Brigade
 website is a clearinghouse for helpful information on consumer protection, financial matters, health care issues and veterans' services.  

My Senior Care
 ~ Find senior living throughout the country. Search, compare, and contact prescreened home care, senior housing, and hospice providers in their local area or contact them at 888-644-5592.  

SeniorCare.org ~ is a free and reliable resource that provides answers to your questions about everything from independent living options for yourself, to assisted living options for your mom or dad. Whether you’re considering 55+ communities and senior apartments for the next stage of your life, or gathering information on nursing homes or advanced memory care options for a loved one. We are here to help. For more information, please call toll-free at 866-333-8857

Senior Planning
 put together a comprehensive summary of state Medicaid programs for long term care. Each state has individual eligibility requirements that many people are unaware of and through months of research, we've discovered that this type of resource does not exist anywhere else on the web. This free broad state guide for Medicaid long term care programs nationwide.   

The Simple Dollar is a place where anyone can come to acquire financial information on finding the best products and services, saving money, making smart investments, and controlling personal finances. Think of the The Simple Dollar as a personal finance platform you can use to make better financial decisions and grow your bank account. 

The Senior Medicare Patrol
 program helps Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries avoid, detect, and prevent health care fraud.

Social Security Administration
 ~ The Official Website of the U.S. Social Security Administration

Stop Medicare Fraud
 ~ Learn how to spot and protect yourself from fraud and Identity theft or to report Medicare fraud contact the Office of Inspector General at 800-447-8477 or click the link above to report electronically. 

Turbo Tax Free Tax Calculators and Tools
 are fast, easy, and reliable as well as coach you step-by step to help get your taxes done right, even if you have no previous tax knowledge.
 is an online resource that provides extensive and comprehensive information on health planning for older adults, families and caregivers. UMA provides useful guides, podcasts, videos
and resources on information regarding Medicare. For more information, please call 866-648-0446.

***Please note***
These links and listings are meant to be a resource guide for those looking for resources in our community. 
This list is not all inclusive of those resources available in our community.

The Monroe County Commission on Aging makes no specific endorsement of these listings, links or services. 
Feel free to contact our office with any changes or corrections.

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