Resource Links

Aging in Place, The  National Council for Aging Care (www.aginginplace.org) provides information for older persons and their families, as well as their providers.

AARP (www.aarp.org) offers a variety of features that are of interest to older adults as well as links to additional sites.

The U.S. Government site for Medicare Information (www.medicare.gov) provides information on Medicare, Medicare Plus Choice, Health Plan Compare, Medigap Compare, and Nursing Home Compare.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (www.hhs.gov) is the federal agency that administers Medicare. It can provide information helpful to the Medicare or Medicaid consumer.

Social Security on Line (www.ssa.gov) provides information of interest to older adults on Social Security news and related information.

Health Finder, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(www.healthfinder.gov), is a free guide to reliable health information.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (www.nlm.nih.gov) provides journal and related health research information.

Consumer Reports on Line (www.consumerreports.org) provides a list of recommended health sites and other health resources.

Heart Information Network (www.heartinfo.org) is a resource of daily news about heart disease and research.

Long Term Living in PA (www.LTLinPA.com) assists consumers, caregivers, family members, attendants, and providers in learning about long term living in Pennsylvania.

The National Institutes of Health (www.NIHSenorHealth.gov) has developed a website featuring health and wellness information for older adults.

OLLI (http://olli.yk.psu.edu/) is the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State York which offers learning in a relaxed and accepting environment, and is open to all adults who love to learn.

Pennsylvania Dental Association Senior Dental Care Program (www.padental.org) offers reduced cost dental care to eligible senior citizens by dentists who are memebers of the Pennsylvania Dental Association.

The Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) (www.phlp.org) is a nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (www.phfa.org) has developed the Apartment Locator to link consumers to affordable housing options throughout the Commonwealth.

Pennsylvania Law Help Organization (www.palawhelp.org) provides legal information and legal services to Pennsylvania residents.

Pennsylvania Power Port (www.state.pa.us) the State of Pennsylvania home page provides information on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania departments, programs, and resources.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging (www.aging.state.pa.us) is the information source for aging resources as well as county programs and related information.

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (http://www.dhs.state.pa.us/) is the information source for benefit programs for low income Pennsylvanians, including energy assistance, medical, nursing home cash assistance and links to other issues.

Pennsylvania Department of Health (www.health.state.pa.us) is the information source for health issues, nursing home regulatory and licensing information, in-home care, and numerous other related information and links.

Pennsylvania Insurance Department (www.insurance.pa.gov) is the source for objective information in making important insurance decisions. They provide valuable consumer services as well as a quarterly newsletter which contains insurance related information and useful tips.

National Do Not Call Registry (https://telemarketing.donotcall.gov) offers you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home and to file complaints on the website.

Federal Trade Commission (www.annualcreditreport.com) is the nation’s consumer protection agency. This site authorizes an online source for an annual free credit report under federal law.

U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission (www.mymoney.gov) provides financial education resources for all Americans.

RxHope.com (www.rxhope.com) helps doctors and patient advocates obtain free medications for those who qualify through the pharmaceutical companies’ Patient Assistance Programs.

U.S. Government Official Web Portal (www.recalls.gov) is a clearinghouse an online resource for recalls of information on all U.S. recalls.

The York County Community Foundation's Embracing Aging Initiative (www.embracingaging.org) is a catalyst for fresh thinking about how we approach the spectrum of interest of older adults, and how each of us plays a role in making York County a great place to age.

York County Office of Emergency Management (www.yorkcountypa.gov/emergency-services) provides information on how to prepare for natural or man-made emergencies and disasters.

The York County Special Needs Registry (www.ychsd.org) is a special program through the York County Human Services and Emergency Management Departments for special needs residents who are unable to evacuate or need assistance to remain sheltered in their residence during an emergency situation, because of physical or other disabilities.