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Need Senior Services? Try Eldercare Locator

Get help with meals, home care, transportation, caregiver support and more

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There are many elder care and other senior services available, but it can be challenging to find the right senior services in your area, and to know which agencies are trustworthy. Eldercare Locator can help.

What Is Eldercare Locator?
Eldercare Locator links seniors, families and professionals with state and local area agencies on aging, along with other state and federal elder care and senior services organizations.

The goal of Eldercare Locator is to provide information and resources on senior services and elder care that can help seniors live independently and safely in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

Eldercare Locator also identifies trustworthy local support senior services resources, including the community-based organizations that serve seniors and their caregivers.

What types of information does Eldercare Locator provide?

  • Meals for seniors
  • Home care options for seniors
  • Transportation for seniors
  • Caregiver training
  • Caregiver respite

Who Can Use Eldercare Locator?
Eldercare Locator is a useful resource for:

  • Seniors
  • Caregivers
  • Professionals who work with seniors

The History of Eldercare Locator
Established in 1991, Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration on Aging, in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Association of State Units on Aging.

How to Reach Eldercare Locator

  • Online: Answer a few simple questions to find local, state and national agencies
  • By Phone: Call the Eldercare Locator toll-free at 1-800-677-1116
  • E-mail Eldercare Locator at eldercarelocator@n4a.org

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