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Features information for those age 50 and older on numerous topics including benefits, health, housing, travel, insurance and consumer issues.

The Area Agency on Aging of Dane County serves individuals who are age 60 and over and/or their family members by providing information and assistance in accessing services that will help older adults stay in their own homes and communities.

A service of the National Council on Aging for finding benefits for senior.

Federal agency for medicare and medicaid information and statistics.

The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG) is the largest, most effective grassroots coalition of senior organizations in the country.

A nonprofit, multi-care organization assisting older and disabled adults to live with independence and dignity and maintain health and well being. Includes area services like Meals on Wheels.

"This guide was created to provide information covering all areas related to aging, caregivering as well as disabilities. There are pertinent articles relevant to our nine sections. 20,000 copies were printed for 2014-2015 and distributed at over 150 Dane County locations. We provide restocking throughout the following year." - website

"A comprehensive resource for long term care planning" from the National Care Planning Council, Inc.

Madison Senior Center involves older adults in their community and the Senior Center, as leaders, teachers and learners; provides a balance, diverse and coordinated program; and promotes the Senior Center as a model for the aging and aged.

Offers information, news, and legal help, particularly to older persons of limited income.

Road Scholar is the new program name for Elder Hostel, Inc.  It is the world's largest not-for-profit educational travel organization for adults.

A sub-set of covering senior ciitizen resources

Find organizations, services and professionals that offer eldercare assistance.

SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.

From this page you can access a variety of information on programs and services in Wisconsin for older people and caregivers. A brief description of each service is available.

Tutorials for using popular websites and apps, written for computing novices and older adults.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services webpage offers information about AoA and its programs, as well as legislation and statistical information of interest to older adults.

Search engine and directory devoted to topics of interest for people over the age of 50.

The Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (WAHSA) is a statewide membership organization of not-for-profit corporations principally serving seniors and persons with a disability.