Empowered Seniors has compiled a list with links to helps point you or your loved one to helpful organizations and resources centered around seniors, their families and caregivers. We hope that these will help provide you with the information you are looking for.
American Society on Aging
The American Society on Aging unities, empowers and champions everyone striving to improve aging. ASA’s work is framed around five priorities: Ageism & Culture, Economic Security, Innovation & Social Impact, Health & Well-being and Equality & Justice. ASA’s programs are designed to promote actionable change in each of these areas individually, and as they intersect.
Visit American Society on Aging for more information.
AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges. Get involved and make a positive difference in your community.
Visit AmeriCorps Seniors for more information.
Association for the Advancement of Retired People (AARP)
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age. AARP in Wichita is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources like job, health, and financial workshops, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Wichita. We hope you’ll join us!
Visit AARP for more information.
Caregiver Action Network
The Caregiver Action Network works to improve the quality of life for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease and aging. This resource will help you assist your loved ones with the day-to-day activities of living.
Visit Caregiver Action Network for more information.
Nonprofit agency educates, empowers and equips Seniors, Caregivers & Industry on Aging Topics via Public Television, In-Person Events; Seminars & Workshops. All Aging issues are addressed with a special emphasis on Senior housing & lifestyle; Senior real estate and estate liquidation matters; and planning for the future by design rather than default.
Visit Empowered Senior for more information.
Medicare is health insurance for people 65 or older. You’re first eligible to sign up for Medicare 3 months before you turn 65. You may be eligible to get Medicare earlier if you have a disability, End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), or ALS (also called Lou Gehrig’s disease).
Visit Medicare for more information.
MetLife Mature Market Institute
Our purpose is reflected in how we care for each other, especially during times of crisis. We always have been—and always will be—in this together.
Visit MetLife Mature Market Institute for more information.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to older adults and people with disabilities. Members of NAELA are attorneys who are experience and trained in working with the legal problems of older Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities.
Visit National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys for more information.
Positive Approach to Care
Teepa’s life mission is to shed a positive light on dementia. Teepa Snow and the PAC Team share about dementia so that everyone can understand why this is happening and how to support those living with brain change in a more positive and respectful way.
Visit Positive Approach to Care for more information
United States Administration on Aging
Federal governmental agency responsible for administering the provisions of the Older Americans Act and advocating for the needs, concerns, and interests of older citizens.
Visit United States Administration on Aging for more information.
Veteran’s Aid and Attendance
The Aid & Attendance Benefit provides benefits for war era veterans and their surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in at least two of the daily activities of living such as eating, bathing, dressing and undressing, transferring and the needs of nature.
Visit Veteran’s Aid and Attendance for more information.