Helpful Links

Elderbridge Agency on Aging provides a comprehensive list of resources both nationally and statewide, to help you find the information you need.

Please click on the following links to find helpful resources in the following categories.

National Organizations

Administration on Aging
Alliance for Retired Americans
American Geriatrics Society
American Foundation for the Blind
American Society on Aging
Leadership Council of Aging Organizations
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Advancing States
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
National Council on Aging for seniors
Social Security Administration
Alliance for Aging Research
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
Gerontological Society of America
Mesothelioma Hub


National Sites
Homeless Veterans
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Homeless Shelter DirectoryState Sites
Iowa Council on Homelessness

In-Home and Long-Term Care

National Sites
Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes
Assisted Living Federation of America
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Leading Age
Administration for Community Living
National Adult Day Services Association
National Association for Home Care and Hospice
National Association of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource CenterState Sites
Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals

State Organizations

Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Iowa Attorney General
Iowa Concern Hotline
Iowa Department on Aging
Iowa Department of Human Services
Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance (Rent Reimbursement)
Iowa Geriatric Education Center
Iowa Health Link
Iowa Lifelong Links
Iowa Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation
University of Iowa Center on Aging

Legal Services

State Sites
Iowa Legal Aid

Family Caregiver

National Sites
Senior Living MapNational Center on Caregiving
National Alliance for Caregiving
National Caregiver’s Library
National Family Caregiver’s AssociationState Sites
Iowa Family Caregiver

Minority Aging Organizations

National Sites
National Aging Pacific Center on Aging
National Caucus and Center on Black Aging
National Hispanic Council On Aging
National Indian Council on Aging
National Association for Hispanic Elderly


The Simple Dollar

Alzheimer’s Disease

National Sites
Alzheimer’s Association- National
Alzheimer’s Disease- Fisher Center
Alzheimer’s Foundation of AmericaState Sites
Alzheimer’s Association- Greater Iowa Chapter

Elder Rights

National Sites
Elder Rights Protection- Administration on Aging
Elder Abuse and Prevention- Iowa Department on AgingState Sites
Dependent Adult Abuse- Iowa Department of Human Services

Healthcare information

National Sites
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
National Council on Seniors Drug and Alcohol Rehab
State Sites
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Cancer Consortium
Iowa Coalition on Mental Health and Aging

Home Modifications

The Eldercare Locator

Modifying Your Home for Healthy Aging


National Sites
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentState Sites
Department of Housing and Urban Development in Iowa
Iowa Finance Authority


National Sites
Meals on Wheels Association of America
National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
State Sites
Iowa Nutrition Network
Iowa Department of Agriculture
Iowa Food Assistance Program
Iowa Food Bank Association


National Sites
American Automobile Association