Helpful Links

  • Administration on Aging
    The Administration on Aging is a federal agency in charge of the Older Americans Act program.

  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
    AARP serves elder needs and interests through information and education, advocacy, and community services which are provided by a network of local chapters and experienced volunteers throughout the country.

  • Alzheimer's Association - Massachusetts Chapter
    The Alzheimer's Association provides information for people with Alzheimer's disease.

  • Brookline Community Aging Network (BCAN)
    BCAN is Brookline's own "village" to help people remain in their homes as they grow older.

  • Elderhostel
    Elderhostel is a not-for-profit organization with 25 years of experience providing high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and older. These short-term educational programs are a fun and exciting way for you to share new ideas, explore new places, and make new friends.

  • Goddard House
    Goddard House is a privately-owned charitable, nonprofit organization serving elders since 1849 and responding to the changing needs of older adults in today's world.

  • Learn the Net
    Learn the Net is a good website for learning all about the Internet.

  • Massachusetts Association for the Blind (MAB)
    MAB Community Services was founded in 1903 as the Massachusetts Association for the Blind. MAB now serves individuals who are blind or visually impaired, adolescents with brain injuries, and adults with developmental disabilities.

  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
    The Executive Office of Elder Affairs provides updated information on all state and federally available elder services and describes the programs that are under the state's control.

  • Rogerson Communities
    For 140 years, Rogerson Communities has been a nonprofit provider of housing and services for elders and others in need.

  • SeniorNet
    The nonprofit SeniorNet provides adults 50 and over access to and education about computer technology and the Internet to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.

  • Social Security Administration
    This is the official website of the Social Security Administration.

  • Springwell
    Information and services for the coordination of home and community-based care that is comprehensive, cost-effective, and compassionate.

  • ThirdAge
    ThirdAge provides unique resources, interactive guides, and companions to enrich life and manage its transitions.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    This free guide to reliable health information is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Yahoo!
    This is a link to the Yahoo! Seniors' Guide.