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Benefits Checkup
NCOA - AoA
The National Council on Aging (Administration on Aging) provides a beautiful website that helps elders (55 and over) connect with programs that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services. This is an excellent resourceall American citizens over 55 should take advantage of.

CareScout
Robert N. Bua
Bookmark this website if you help care for a senior! CareScout provides public access to their carefully crafted searchable databases of over 77,000 providers of services and housing options for elder care needs (including Nursing Homes, Hospice, Assisted Living and Home Health services). CareScout has also developed the CareScout Network, enabling private pay individuals to receive discounts of the cost of care.

Eldercare Referral Service
ERS
Eldercare Referral Service is a free service which helps people locate suitable senior housing (assisted living, board and care, Alzheimer's, retirement hotels and other long term care options) in the Southern California area. Urgent people can conntact (800) 662-1998 to speak to a knowledgeable counselor.

Medical Alert System
Techforpeople
The Life Response System is a medical panic button that a subscriber wears around their neck. When the system is activated by pressing the button, a small unit connects to a central station where there is always an operator, 24 hours a day to obtain help for the person.