Government Programs

Benefit Programs, Rehabilitation, State Health Services, More

Access Board
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An independent federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. Key responsibilities include developing and maintaining accessibility requirements for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and electronic and information technology. Also enforces accessibility standards for federally funded facilities.

Affordable Care Act, VA, and You
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The Affordable Care Act, also known as the health care law, was created to expand access to coverage, control health care costs and improve health care quality and care coordination. The health care law does not change VA health benefits or Veterans’ out-of-pocket costs.

Americans with Disabilities
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Information regarding the rights of people with disabilities.

Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services
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The federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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The Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response page offers preparation tips, news and more.

ClinicalTrials.gov
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Provides patients, family members and members of the public with current information about clinical research studies.

Disability.gov
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Government resources, services and information for people with disabilities.

ElderCare Locator
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Nationwide directory assistance service designed to help older persons and caregivers locate local support resources for aging Americans.

FDA Information for Seniors
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Articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues.

Food and Drug Administration
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Promotes and protects the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way and monitoring products for continued safety after they are in use.

GovBenefits
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Fill out an online form to find out what government benefits you may be eligible for.

Health Resources and Services Administration
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Works to improve and extend life for people with HIV/AIDS; provide primary health care to medically underserved people; serve women and children through state programs, and train a health workforce that is diverse and motivated to work in underserved communities.

Healthfinder.gov
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Provides links to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, websites and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and nonprofit organizations for seniors and others.

Medical Reserve Corps
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Works to engage volunteers to strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency. Units are community-based and function as a way to locally organize and utilize volunteers who want to donate their time and expertise to prepare for and respond to emergencies and promote healthy living throughout the year. Volunteers supplement existing emergency and public health resources.

Medicare
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Official government site for information on Medicare: basics, plan choices, local events, participating physician directory, Medigap Compare tool, contact information.

Medicare Lumetra
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A nonprofit organization that works with Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers, dedicated to measurably improving the quality, safety, and integrity of healthcare.

Medline Plus
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Brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

National Council on Disability
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Policy group that promotes programs, practices, policies and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature of severity of the disability; and empowers individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.

National Council on Disability
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Policy group that promotes programs, practices, policies and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature of severity of the disability; and empowers individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.

National Institute on Aging
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One of 25 institutes and centers of the NIH. Provides leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people. The primary federal agency on Alzheimer's research.

National Institute on Mental Health
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News and events about clinical trials and funding opportunities, with sections for the public, practitioners and researchers.

National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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News and information on disorders and clinical trials.

National Institutes of Health
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Principal biomedical research agency of the U.S. government.

National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
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Provides patients, health professionals, and the public with an important link to resources and information on metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis, Paget's disease of the bone, osteogenesis imperfecta, and hyperparathyroidism.

National Library of Medicine
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Health information, MedlinePlus, other resources; library services, research programs, news and more.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
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Free library program of Braille and recorded materials circulated to eligible borrowers by postage-free mail through a network of cooperating libraries.

Social Security Disability Programs
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Information and links on Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. Disability Benefits Planner explains about eligibility and procedures for claiming and receiving benefits.

Social Security Online
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Official website of the Social Security Administration. Forms, programs, Benefit Planners and more.

U.S. Administration on Aging
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Resources and information for older Americans and their families, caregivers, practitioners, researchers and students. Includes Eldercare Directory, Resource Locator for Older People, Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Housing Highlights, Legal Hotline and more.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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Information about veterans' benefits, including health care, long-term care and cemetery benefits.

U.S. Government Online Bookstore
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Lists government publications on several topics, including Aging, Health Care, "Physically Challenged."

USDA Food Atlas
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Built to assemble statistics on food environment indicators to stimulate research on the determinants of food choices and diet quality as well as provide a spatial overview of a community’s ability to access healthy food and its success in doing so.

VA Health Benefits Explorer
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Provides an interactive, in-depth way to discover what benefits are available to you. (Affordable Care Act)

 
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