Government Agencies – National Resources

Government Site for People with Medicare, for the latest information on Medicare enrollment, benefits, and other helpful tools.

Medicaid assists with health and long-term care coverage and is mutually funded by the federal and state governments.  See the Medicaid site for your state below.

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

All government benefits
Your pathway to government benefits.

Veterans Benefits
As one of three administrations within VA, the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), in partnership with the Veterans Health Administration and the National Cemetery Administration, provides benefits and services to Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families in recognition of their service to the Nation.

AOA Eldercare Locator
Welcome to the Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families. You can also reach us at 1-800-677-1116.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Reducing the burden of neurological disease.

National Institute of Health (NIH)
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency—supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health. A part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. /

NIH Medline Plus
A service of the National Library of Medicine and NIH.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
STEADI program for Falls Prevention
CDC’s Injury Center created the STEADI Tool Kit for health care providers who see older adults in their practice who are at risk of falling or who may have fallen in the past. The STEADI Tool Kit gives health care providers the information and tools they need to assess and address their older patients’ fall risk.