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Aging.gov is a brand new government aging resource with a wide variety of useful information. Including; Medicare information, social security benefits and more.

Health Insurance Marketplace information and www.HealthCare.gov

The Administration on Aging (AOA) is the Federal agency responsible for advancing the concerns and interests of older people and their caregivers.

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities helps people with developmental disabilities achieve their potential for independence, productivity and integration into their communities by working to develop a comprehensive system of service and supports in Texas.

The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, or DARS, administers programs that ensure people with disabilities, and children who have developmental delays, enjoy the same opportunities as other Texans to live independent and productive lives.

The DARS Division for Blind Services (DBS) assists blind or visually impaired individuals and their families.

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) mission is to provide a comprehensive array of aging and disability services, supports, and opportunities that are easily accessed in local communities.

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

DisasterAssistance.gov simplifies the process for identifying and applying for disaster assistance. You can apply for many forms of assistance with a single, online application. DisasterAssistance.gov will speed the application process and allow you to check the progress of your application online.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)'s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.

The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging  is a program of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). It plans, coordinates and delivers services to persons age 60 and over and their family caregivers who live in Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties.

U.S. Social Security Administration. Understand and manage your benefits on line. Estimate your retirement benefits.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.Learn about and access veterans benefits, including healthcare, benefits, and burials and meorials.

Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institute of Health (NIH) Senior Health.

United States Department of Agriculture: Choose My Plate nutrition tips and resources.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention toolkit for health care providers to assess older adults for fall risks: Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries (STEADI).

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