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ElderCare Rights Alliance

Promotes the principles of justice and dignity in the long-term care system through education, advocacy and action.
Voice: 1-800-893-4055 (9-5 CST)
Website: www.eldercarerights.org
Verified: 8/14/2012

United Neighborhood Centers of America

Provides information in the following areas: childcare and early childhod development, youth development programs (including Charter and Alternative Schools), basic assistance (food, shelter and clothing), educaton and training for adults, and programs for older Americans.
Website: http://www.unca.org/about-us/who-we-are/our-members
Verified: 7/11/2012

National Council on Aging

Provides information to the aged, families and professionals.
Voice: 1-800-424-9046 (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-4pm; Fri., 9am-3pm EST)
Website: http://www.ncoa.org
Verified: 4/3/2012

Eldercare Locator

Provides information for families and friends of the elderly (ages 60+). Referrals to area agencies on aging for information on insurance, medicaid, taxes and respite care. Information for disabled also provided on these subjects.
Voice: 1-800-677-1116 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-8pm EST)
Website: http://www.eldercare.gov
Verified: 4/3/2012

National Institute on Aging

Provides publications on topics of interest to older adults, doctors, nurses, social activities directors, health educators and the public. Sponsored by federal government.
Voice: 1-800-222-2225 (BILINGUAL)
TDD: 1-800-222-4225 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm EST)
Website: http:/www.nia.nih.gov
Verified: 4/3/2012

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