Information For Seniors
In our office we work to provide a number of resources and services to area seniors, including help with Medicare and Social Security. Please feel free to explore the links below and archived letters, or contact my Seniors Coordinator for assistance.
Also, I write a monthly letter that can be accessed HERE, where I discuss issues of importance to the Elder Community.
For More Information, Please Contact:
Phone: (978) 531-1669
Fax: (978) 531-1996
Websites for Seniors:
Medicare, the official website for Medicare recipients. This is a valuable resource for information on the new Medicare prescription drug plan.
NIH SeniorHealth.gov, a website for older adults, was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health.
The Administration on Aging's comprehensive site includes a resource directory, fact sheets, and a plethora of information on many aspects of aging. The directory of websites is very useful.
Social Security Online, the official site of the Social Security Administration. This clearly-organized site has the top 10 requested services, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's), forms, publications on benefits, and much more.
The National Institute on Aging has health publications and information on research.
US Consumer Gateway provides fraud alerts and advice on consumer issues.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has information on benefits and programs.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has a housing page for seniors.
Massachusetts' Executive Office of Elder Affairs administers a variety of programs for elders. You may also be interested in visiting 800AgeInfo, a joint partnership between the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Mass Home Care Association designed to assist consumers and families as well as professionals seeking information and resources on eldercare services.
If you're looking for non-government information, try Yahoo!'s Seniors Index, which includes just about every seniors resource on the Web.
For a list of agencies serving seniors in the Massachusetts Sixth Congressional District, please HERE.