Benefits Check Up - A service of the National Council in the Aging, BenefitsCheckUp helps thousands every day to find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services.
MedAssist - Provides free prescription medications to qualifying low-income North Carolina residents.
U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program - Through this program, weatherization service providers install energy efficiency measures in the homes of qualifying homeowners free of charge.
End of life Issues
Funerals.org - From the Funeral Consumers Alliance
New LifeStyles Online - New LifeStyles Online is your ultimate source for senior living and care options. Whether you are looking for an independent retirement community, assisted living, nursing home, Alzheimer's care, home or hospice care, or other senior product or service, we can help you find what's right for you!
Health Insurance/Medicare Information
Medicare.gov -The official U.S. Government site for people with medicare.
Medicare.org - Funded by private contributions, the Senior Resource Center for Medicare Information (Medicare.Org) is a resource for Medicare beneficiaries, public agencies and private organizations that provide consumer information and services about the Medicare program and its health plan options.
Medicare Costs -
Seniors' Health Insurance Information Programs (SHIIP)/North Carolina - General Medicare Plan and Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Information
AARP Legal Services Network - LSN is an AARP member benefit providing easy access to more than 1,000 attorneys across the country. Select a state from the drop-down list to find an attorney in your area.
Advance Health Care Directive Registry From NC Secretary of State - Offers three advance health care directive forms, including health care power of attorney and living will.